Wildwood - Sponsored Police Cadet

Job Overview

Department Wildwood Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleSponsored Police Cadet
Salary$15/hour while in academy - $51,000/year upon completion of academy and state certification exam
Deadline Apr 30, 2023 11:59 PM Eastern
Contactdperry@wildwood-fl.gov
Location Wildwood, FL
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Job Announcement

 

*THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: SUMTER, LAKE, MARION, CITRUS, HERNANDO*

 

Wildwood Police Department, FL Public Safety Jobs

WILDWOOD, FLORIDA

POLICE DEPARTMENT

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 

SPONSORED POLICE CADET

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum age of 20 years old by start of academy program
  • High school diploma / GED
  • Be able to effectively communicate information orally and written.
  • Excellent physical and mental condition, successfully passing physical examination and psychological examination.
  • Must reside in one of the following Florida counties to be considered for this position:
    • Lake County
    • Sumter County
    • Marion County
    • Citrus County
    • Hernando County

 

 

About This Position

  • Full sponsorship for the police academy - all tuition and fees paid for by the agency
  • Hired as a City of Wildwood Employee at the start of the academy program - you will be paid $15 an hour throughout the duration of the academy program
  • Upon successful completion of the police academy and State Law Enforcement Certification exam, you will begin the Field Training Program with our agency
  • Starting salary upon finishing the program will be $51,000 a year

 

Testing Requirements:

  • Physical Abilities Test - basic agility course *must finish course within 6 minutes 4 seconds*
  • Written Exam - basic math and reading comprehension test - *must pass exam with a minimum grade of 70%*
  • Oral Board Interview - interview with selected panel of command staff
  • Written Personal Statement - short essay explaining your upbringing, values, and why you should be considered for the sponsorship

 

Hiring Process:

  • Physical Abilities Test
  • Written Exam
  • Oral Board Interview
  • Background Investigation 
  • Drug Screening
  • Physical Medical Exam
  • CVSA
  • Psychological Evaluation

 

The City of Wildwood is an EEO/AA/V/H/M/F/Drug-Free Workplace

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Please direct questions regarding this position to dperry@wildwood-fl.gov


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