Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Police Department are seeking applicants for the upcoming police cadet exam to be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. To be eligible you must be between the ages of 18-24, be a current resident of Boston, and have maintained Boston residency for the last 5 years, be a United States citizen, have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and take and pass the November 14th exam. We encourage all highly motivated young men and women who meet the above requirements to apply.
The Boston Police Cadet Program is an on-the-job training program for Boston's youth seeking a career in law enforcement. The Program is a minimum of a two-year commitment. Cadets rotate throughout the Department in various assignments and shifts, including Headquarters, District Stations, and other specialized units throughout the City. Primary responsibilities include: routine clerical and administrative duties, answering phones, data entry, traffic duty, utilizing Department vehicles, barrier work, and related duties as required.
If selected for appointment, candidates must pass an extensive screening process including: drug testing, a pre-employment physical, an extensive criminal background check, and a rigorous 8 week cadet training program (both academic and physical in nature) at the Boston Police Academy.
DEADLINE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR THE UPCOMING EXAMINATION IS NOVEMBER 1, 2015.
TO APPLY, PLEASE GO TO: http://www.cityofboston.gov/jobs
For more information call 617-343-4677.