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LATERAL POLICE OFFICER
(Must possess Basic P.O.S.T. Cert.)
PRE-SERVICE POLICE OFFICER
(Recent graduation or current enrollment in Academy)
Currently enrolled in Academy (Police Officer Trainee) - $5,796/mo.
Lateral Police Officer w/Basic Certificate OR Pre-Service/Recent graduation from Academy - $6,373 - $7,746/mo.
Lateral Police Officer w/Intermediate Certificate - $6,666 - $8,103/mo.
$12.24 - $14.88/hr.
(Part-time, at-will, no benefits)
DEFINITION: The Cadet Program is designed to introduce recent high school graduates (ages 18 to 24) to a law enforcement career and to prepare them for entry into the Police Academy. Under direct supervision, the Cadet position performs a wide variety of police support duties and clerical assistance for the Fontana Police Department.
POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE
$5,796/mo. + excellent benefits
NOW ACCEPTING PELLETB T-SCORES!
*See Below for More Info*
Applicants who possess a PELLETB T-Score of 45 or more, within the past year from the date of application may submit their scores, on official agency letterhead, as an attachment to their application in order to be considered for an exemption from the written exam. T-Scores must be submitted at time of application.
This is the entry journey level classification in the City's sworn police officer series. Incumbents may enter the class either as an academy graduate or lateral status. Academy graduates and lateral entry police officers are appointed to full probationary status at time of hire.
Patrol Division Assignment
NOTE: This recruitment will be used to establish an eligibility list for current and future vacancies. Successful candidates must be willing to work a shift schedule, which includes days, nights, weekends and holidays. Shift assignments are determined by seniority. Any prospective candidate will need to pass a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination before being hired by the Salinas Police Department.