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

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 at (408)615-2080 or via email at

Open / Competitive Job Opportunities

Public Safety Dispatcher II applications accepted on a Continuous basis

Police Officer and Recruit Police Officer  applications accepted on a Continuous basis with the following upcoming deadlines for testing:

2016 Testing Phase 2:
Application Deadline: 3/23/16
Mandatory Orientation: 3/30/16
Oral Examinations: Week of April 11, 2016

As-Needed Job Opportunities 

Adult Crossing Guard - For more information, contact Community Service Officer Taylor Carpenter (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

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