Police Cadet

Position Information

Position Information

Department University Police
Alternate Department Description
Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check Yes
Restricted Position?
Job Category Student Wage / Non-Student Wage
Role (State) Job Title Police Cadet
Working Title Police Cadet
Job Type Part-Time
Position Number SW180z
Recruit Number Staff - 8569
Working Hours
Location Fairfax, VA
Other Location
Pay Band
Salary Starting at $10.00 per hour
Web Announcement

Police Cadet

Internal Search: Open to currently enrolled George Mason University students only.

The University Police Department invites current George Mason University students only for an internal search for the position of Police Cadet. The department is looking to fill positions immediately. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


Duties, responsibilities and requisite skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Foot and vehicle patrol of the campus;
  • Responding to calls for service in locking and unlocking doors;
  • Providing escorts, traffic control, crowd control and event staff;
  • Reporting hazardous conditions;
  • Crime prevention;
  • Vacation watch;
  • Preparing reports as needed; and
  • Working contracts.

Training is provided in all of the above responsibilities, as well as in CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) and proper radio communications procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures;
  • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record;
  • Subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions;
  • Ability to practice effective oral communication skills with students, faculty and staff, and the larger university community;
  • Ability to remain calm during stress periods; and
  • Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, current George Mason University student applicants only may apply for position number SW180z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by March 24th, 2018; complete and submit the online application; and upload a resume and a list of three professional references with contact information.

For Full Consideration, Apply by:
Posting Date 02/13/2018
Job Close Date 03/24/2018
Open Until Filled? No
Telework Friendly? No
Mason Ad Statement

Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Equity Statement

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Campus Safety Information

Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at http://police.gmu.edu/annual-security-report/

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a currently enrolled student at George Mason University?
    • Yes
    • No

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter