Police Cadet

University of Texas at San Antonio - San Antonio, TX (30+ days ago)4.3

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked
Employee will be working as a Police Cadet in either San Antonio or Austin, Texas. Mon. – Fri 8AM – 5PM. Some overtime or weekend hours may be required.

If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate
$34,000/annualized during academy- $37,000/annualized during FTO Program- $42,000 upon completion of FTO Program

Beginning Salary Flexibility

Pay Basis

Required Education
Graduated High School or completed GED

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education?

Preferred Education
Some College (60 Credit Hours)

Field of Study

MS Office Experience Required

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle?
Yes - Essential Function

Other Computer and Software Skills Required

Experience and Other Skills Required
Must meet the prerequisites established by the Office of The Director of Police and/or the regional academy the cadet will be attending, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents’ concerning age requirements, physical, mental and education standards.

Must have a valid Texas Driver’s license.

Must be a U.S. Citizen.

As part of the Basic Training School, participants will acquire a knowledge of and skill in the use of firearms, criminal investigation equipment, photographic equipment, radio equipment, alarm systems, restraining devices, keys and locks and emergency motor vehicles.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience?

Other Skills Preferred
Microsoft Word

Description of Job Duties
Attends classes and maintains comprehensive notebooks of subjects covered in classes.

Prepares research papers. Completes homework assignments.

Participates in the physical training program, firearms training, defensive tactics program and practical problems.

Actively participates in classroom discussions and group projects.

Complies with established rules and regulations governing The Univ. of Texas System Police Academy or the regional academy.

Complies with assignments and instructions given by the Director of Police, The Univ. of Texas System or by any member of any Academy staff.

Complies with policies of respective component institution police departments relating to his/her status and attendance at the Academy.

Serves as a Campus Security Authority as defined by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act)

Adheres to rules and regulations promulgated by the Board of Regents’ of The Univ. of Texas System.

Will be required to either attend UT System Academy in Austin, Texas or the AACOG Academy in San Antonio. If the cadet attends the AACOG academy they will be required to later attend a 4 week lateral academy in Austin, Texas. Room and board paid by the department. Potential academy start date – January 2019.

Performs related duties as required.

Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date at midnight on

Open Until Filled

Special Notes To Applicants
Note 1: Must successfully complete a minimum six-month probationary period immediately following commissioning as a Police Officer.

Note 2: Final hire may be required to attend lateral police academy in Austin for 4 weeks within one year of hire as a police officer. Date to be determined when available. (Only if not attending the UT System Academy for Basic Peace Officer Training.) Room and board paid while attending the academy.

Note 3: Application submitted must detail at least the minimum requirements of this position.

Note 4: Applicants with more extensive education and experience may be considered for Police Officer I – IV positions based on qualifications.

Note 5: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 6: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 7: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Note 8: This position is in the UTSA Business Affairs division; whose employees are proud to operate under the following guiding principles:

WE CREATE positive change.
WE PARTNER to deliver excellent service.
WE RESPECT and care for each other.
WE VALUE and empower change.
WE DO the right thing.