Police Cadet

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Cadet position is to attend and satisfactorily complete the University of Texas System Police Academy, qualifying for commissioning as a peace officer of The University of Texas System. Responsible for successfully fulfilling the academic, physical, and practical requirements of the Basic Training School of The University of Texas System Police Academy.


Training - Participates in and satisfactorily completes the physical training program, firearms training, defensive tactics program, practical problem solving and academic blocks of instruction. Attends class and maintain comprehensive notebooks of subjects covered in class. Prepares research papers. Completes homework assignments. Complies with assignments, policies, procedures, directives and instructions given by the Director of Police or the Police Academy staff.

Conduct - Complies with policies of respective component institutions relating to his or her status and attendance at the Academy. Adheres to The University of Texas System Police Code of Conduct and to the Rules and Regulations promulgated by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System.

Regulations - Adheres to rules and regulations promulgated by the Board of Regents, University of Texas System, and applicable state law. Ensures that academic integrity, both individually/personally and as a member of a class, is continuously maintained.

Other Duties as Assigned - Other duties to include, but not limited to, emergency recall and/or may be required to remain onsite or work extended hours during man-made or natural disasters and unusual occurrences on campus. Local or long distance travel may be required for training or other business purposes occasionally.

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required: None

Must be a U.S. Citizen per the Texas Administrative Code - 37 T.A.C. 217.1 (B)(17). Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by the Police Department.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 166590
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Work Week: Days
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 45,000
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 56,500
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 68,000
  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Work Location: Onsite
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Referral Bonus Available?: No
  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No
  • Science Jobs: No