If you’re looking for a career that will bring adventure, stability, and a healthy pay cheque to boot, then the WA Police Force has the job for you.
Life can be boring, and working to make a living can be monotonous, especially if you’re in a job that doesn’t help you feel like you’re making a difference and isn’t meeting your expectations salary-wise. This is where the WA Police Force comes into play – they’re looking for new recruits to add to their diverse team, and they’ve got some great benefits to joining the force.
With salary, flexible leave, personal development, and safety being at the forefront of their career packages, you’ll be covered from head to toe and ready to protect, serve, and take a true handle of responsibility far past that pencil-pushing office job you’ve currently got.
So, what are you waiting for? Let us teach you a bit about what being a police officer with the WA Police Force can look like, and you can make that ever important decision to spice up your life and join their ever-growing team.
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1. They’ve got brilliant competitive salary packages.
Starting out as a police officer recruit while in the academy training, you’ll begin around $58,000 per year, and begin stepping up in the world of pay every step along the way. After finishing training and during probation you’ll get a nice $18k/year raise, and if you work your way up to Senior Constable after nine years on the force, you’ll be making a cool $94,882.
2. You’ll have a fine amount of flexible leave in your career.
With the WA Police Force you’ll get six weeks of annual leave, plus opportunities to purchase additional leave if you’re feeling the need. On top of that, there’s access to personal leave, 14 weeks paid parental leave, long service leave if you’ve been with the force for a decade, and even the opportunity for their deferred salary scheme – where you work for four years while earning 80% of your wage, and then take the fifth year off while continuing on that same wage.
3. The personal development you’ll go through can’t be understated.
The WA Police Force want you to be the best you can be, and they’ve got a heap of ideas to help in your personal development over the course of your career. With training programs offered with up to five hours of paid study leave per week, and even scholarships available, as well as access to fellowships, seminars, and conferences, you’ll always be growing as an officer.
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4. They work hard to create a safe environment for their police officers.
Obviously in the line of police work, there are a lot of risks that come with the job, but the WA Police Force is dedicated to making the environment as safe as possible for their police by taking care of the both the physical and mental health of their officers. By offering Peer Support Programs, counselling services, wellness programs, and more, they’ll make sure you’re at the top of your game.
5. No two days are ever the same, so no fear of being bored.
If you’re working in an office, you’ll pretty much be privy to the fact that the days can get boring and monotonous. Luckily, by having a job as a police officer, you know that no two days will be the same, because there will be excitement and new situations around every corner.