Part Time Police Cadet

City of Anaheim Anaheim, CA

The City of Anaheim Police Department has opportunities for the position of Part Time Police Cadet, whose responsibilities include performing a variety of routine law enforcement related functions. This is a work training program for students currently enrolled in college who are preparing for a career in the field of law enforcement.

Essential Functions

* Interact with the public, on the phone and in person; obtain information from victims and witnesses.

* Write accurate and complete police reports.

* Assist with clerical duties, file paperwork; non–physical contact with inmates.

* Cite vehicles; parking enforcement; process impounds, and parking and moving citations for statistics, assist in traffic control during special events and on city streets during peak traffic conditions.

* Assist with transportation and tracking of evidence; assist with simple photography.

* Perform fingerprinting and process applicants; enter and retrieve data from computer; type and file documents; vehicle shuttling and other errands.

* Answer telephone lines, utilize internal computer systems.

* Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


* High School Diploma or G.E.D; must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) semester units at an accredited college or university and maintain a minimum of a 2.0 or "C" grade point average.

* Minimum age of 18 years required.

* Knowledge of standard office procedures, typing skills, and basic computer skills; basic principles and procedures of filing and record keeping; customer service; writing and basic report preparation; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; principles and practices of law enforcement; general criminal justice processes; applicable criminal and traffic laws.

* The ability to perform a variety of basic law enforcement functions; write clear and concise reports; enforce parking regulations and issue citations; assist with crime scene security; safely operate and maintain assigned equipment and/or vehicles; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, outside agencies and the general public; deal diplomatically with the public under stressful situations at all times.

* Possession of a valid California Driver's License by date of appointment.

Supplemental Information


Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

The deadline for the first review of applications is on FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2018 at 5:00 PM. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.

The following background documents are required and must be completed and brought to the oral interview.

Personal History Statement (PHS)

Background Investigation Questionnaire (BIQ)

Required Documents

The selection process includes, but is not limited to, a mandatory candidate orientation, written exam, oral interview, background investigation, polygraph examination, and a medical examination, which includes drug/alcohol screening.

The interview with the background investigator and completion of the background investigation will include, but is not limited to, verification and evaluation of any present and/or past use of drugs, driving and employment history.

Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time, want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process.

* Any illegal use, sales, or possession of a drug classified as an opiate (heroin, opium, etc.) or PCP.

* Any use of cocaine, methamphetamine, hallucinogens (GHB, MDMA/ecstasy, ketamine, etc.) within five years of date of application.

* Any illegal use of anabolic steroids within three years of date of application.

* A pattern or history of irresponsibility as evidenced by debt collections, civil judgments, failure to pay, late payments, etc.

* Two or more at-fault traffic collisions within three years of the date of application.

* Conviction of a hit-and run offense.

* Any driver's license suspension within five years of date of application.

* Conviction of a felony crime.

* Conviction of any misdemeanor crime within five years of application.

* Any conviction as an adult, of any misdemeanor crime involving domestic violence, sexual-related offenses or crimes against children.

* Any conviction as an adult, of a theft or larceny crime.

The following may result in disqualification:

* Use of cocaine, methamphetamine, hallucinogens (GHB, MDMA/ecstasy, ketamine, etc.) previous to five years of application.

* Prior marijuana use.

* Prior nitrous oxide use.

* Illegal use of anabolic steroids previous to three years of application.

* Illegal use of a hypodermic needle/ syringe.

* A bankruptcy within the past three years of date of application.

* More than one moving violation in the past 12 months, and/or three or more moving citations within the past three years, and/or five or more moving citations within the past five years of date of application.

Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration.

The City of Anaheim uses E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both work authorization and identity.

Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process.

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