Applications open, closing 30 October 2022.

Want a job with a sense of purpose?

A job where you can make a difference?

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 be supported throughout your learning journey with on the job training 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.


You are eligible to apply if you turn 17 prior to commencement of the Cadet School on 27/03/2023.



Am I eligible to apply?

To apply, you must meet the following prerequisites:

You must be an
Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Australian Resident
You must be
between 17 and 19 years of age

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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