Anyone interested in applying for a position with the CHP can get ready for the next open application period, from Monday, July 7 to Thursday, July 10.
The California Highway Patrol  will be accepting new cadet applications for the first time this year, during a four-day period between 8 a.m. on Monday, July 7 and 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 10.
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A number of officer positions are open across the state, and the CHP is looking to fill the vacancies from a pool of applicants.
The CHP has also been hiring for a number of other positions throughout the year, such as electronics technicians, dispatchers and custodians, in select counties.
“We are looking for members of our communities to join one of the most well-known law enforcement agencies in the world,” said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow. “The CHP is looking for men and women who represent the diverse communities that we serve to provide the highest level of safety, service and security to the people of California.”
To be considered as a CHP officer, applicants must be between 20 and 35 years old, a U.S. citizen, a high school graduate and never have been convicted of a felony.
Each applicant will also be required to complete the entire testing process, including a physical ability test, written test, background investigation, medical and vision evaluation and a psychological evaluation.
“A life with the CHP is a career, not a job,” Farrow said. “We invite all interested members of our communities to apply during the four day application period.”
Updated information on hiring and open positions with the CHP can be found at the CHP Recruiting Facebook page .
About the California Highway Patrol Recruitment Program
The CHP Recruitment Program believes that the vitality of the organization depends on the successful recruitment of qualified personnel, according to their website. This recruitment must produce a labor force that mirrors the community they serve.
The future of the CHP depends on the people chosen to provide service to tomorrow's community.
The purpose of the CHP Recruitment Program is to seek out men and women who will be committed to carrying out the department's mission and to making a difference in the communities of California.
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