The Department of Public Safety has posted the position of Public Safety Cadet and is accepting applications now through Monday, December 31, 2018.
Do you desire to be a future Denver Police Officer, Firefighter, or Deputy Sheriff? Do you desire to attend college? Are you someone who is passionate about helping your community? Have you always felt that a job helping others would be the best career choice for you? If so, we want you to apply for the unique opportunity to become a Public Safety Cadet for the City and County of Denver.
The Public Safety Cadet Program is an academic, training, fitness, and leadership development program structured within a paramilitary format. Applicants must be willing to follow a command structure and adhere to strict policies regarding punctuality, attire, conduct, and fitness. High academic and fitness standards must be maintained to remain in the program.
As a Public Safety Cadet, you will attend college on a full-time basis while performing part-time entry-level trainee work (25 to 35 hours per week) within the various bureaus of the Department of Safety for the City and County of Denver. You will receive invaluable training in the principles, practices, methods, and techniques utilized daily by our police, fire, and corrections professionals. Click here to view the full position description.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the recruiting team at workforDOS@denvergov.org or call at 720-865-8830. You can also locate the position by visiting the denvergov.org/jobs website and type in the requisition number “R0015683” in the search box.
Jobs Center: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/denver-human-resources.html
- From this page, candidates can navigate to any hiring-related pages for internal candidates and external candidates, the new job class specs list, and the Assessments page
External Candidates: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/denver-human-resources/selection-process.html
- Includes 2 videos: Hiring Process Overview and How to Search/Apply for a Job
- Includes a Guide to Applying for Jobs which is collection of job aids to help candidates fill out a job application, check the status of an application, re-apply, review an offer letter, etc.
Internal Candidates (*NEW): https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/office-of-human-resources/employee-resources/Classification-and-Compensation/CareerPaths.html
- Includes a video: How to Search/Apply for a Job
- Includes job aids to Create a Talent Profile and Applying for A Job
The Public Safety Cadet position is open to high school seniors and first-year college students. Cadets receive the following benefits: paid four-year college tuition; all college books paid for; compensation for working up to 25 hours/week; must attend either Metro University or Univ. of Colorado Denver.