Become a community service officer
Participate in an interview
We will invite some candidates who apply to come to a job interview.
We will make a conditional job offer to some of the candidates we interview.
You will need to pass our background check and pre-employment tests before we make a final job offer.
Complete background checks and pre-employment tests
If you accept a conditional job offer, you are required to complete:
- A background check
- Pre-employment tests
If your background check and pre-employment test results meet our employment criteria, we will make a final job offer.
Community Service Officer Academy
You and your classmates will receive training at our Community Service Officer Academy.
You will attend the academy
- For four weeks
- Monday through Friday
- For a combination of classroom training and simulations
You can then:
- Work in the field supporting police officers and connecting with community members
- While going to school to get your law enforcement degree
Complete your degree and POST certification
You will continue to work for us while you:
- Complete your degree, and
- Pass your POST exam
After you have done this, you are eligible to be hired as a recruit officer.