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The Santa Clara Police Department is Currently Hiring! 

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Santa Clara.

You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the "Apply" link. It is important that your application materials include all of the required items and show all relevant education and experience you possess. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees will have access to the information submitted.

If this is the first time you are applying through our online system, please refer to the Prospective Employee Application Guide.  If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact NEOGOV's toll-free Applicant Support at 855-524-5627.  

You may also submit a completed City Employment Application and other required materials to the Human Resources Department by the filing date listed on the job opportunity announcement.  If the position requires a typing certificate, the City's calculation of net typing speed takes precedence over other calculations.  For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact the City of Santa Clara Human Resources Department.

Open/Competitive Job Opportunities

Communications Dispatcher II

Police Officer and Recruit Police Officer

Police Officer / Recruit Police Officer - Phase 1 COMPLETE

Police Officer/Recruit Police Officer - Phase 2
Application Deadline: June 15, 2015
Orientation: July 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
Oral Exams: Week of July 20, 2015

Police Officer / Recruit Police Officer - Phase 3
Application Deadline: July 29, 2015
Orientation: August 12, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
Oral Exams: Week of August 29, 2015

A complete list of Job Opportunities throughout the City is available online.

As-Needed Job Opportunities

SCPD has numerous on-going and relief/substitute Adult Crossing Guard positions available. For more information, contact Community Service Officer Karen Ashley (408) 615-4875. 

Police Reserves

To apply for an as-needed job opportunity, complete and submit a City of Santa Clara employment application, as outlined in the job announcement guidelines. Your application should be sent to:

City of Santa Clara - Human Resources Department
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Via email at

Or, via fax to 408-247-JOBS

Last updated: 7/15/2015 1:20:21 AM