Aboriginal Cadet 

Applications open. 

Want a job with a sense of purpose?

A job where you can make a difference in your community?

Want to be paid while you train and earn a nationally accredited qualification?

Then let’s join forces.

As a cadet, you will develop fantastic workplace skills, under the guidance of experienced Police Officers.  You will gain exposure to a range of unique policing activities and get a true taste of what it means to be part of the WA Police Force family. 

You will receive important job related training and will also attend formal class based training provided in partnership with North Metropolitan Tafe. You will be supported throughout your learning journey and will have access to mentors to assist you in reaching your career goals. 

Successful applicants will receive an initial 12 month contract with a possible extension to 24 months, a competitive salary of $33,211-$51,498 per year (dependent on age), uniform, shift allowances and generous leave entitlements.

Limited positions are available in metropolitan and regional locations.

The WA Police Force values a diverse and culturally rich workforce to better meet the needs of our community and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees.  This program is a special measure to achieve equality as per Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act. 



Am I eligible to apply?

To apply, you must meet the following prerequisites:

You must be
between 17 and 25 years of age
You must be:
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Western Australia Police Force as an employer has no tolerance for illicit or illegal drug use, which includes the misuse of prescription and over the counter drugs by an employee, either in their work or private life. All applicants will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing during the recruitment process and throughout employment if appointed.

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