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Application Process

The City of Gilroy only accepts applications for positions that are currently open. All recruitments listed here are also posted on the CalOpps web site where candidates must complete their application online. Select the link below to apply online through CalOpps.org (member city: Gilroy).


Please be sure to carefully read all applications materials and follow all application instructions listed here and/or at the CalOpps website. It is important that you provide all required applications materials. Only complete application packets will be reviewed.

Cover letters, resumes, references, certificates, and other materials (in PDF format) may be upload when completing the online job application through CalOpps.

For further information about any of our current job openings, please contact the Human Resources Department at (408) 846-0228 between 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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

The recruitment listing below includes links on the specifics of the job recruitment and to CalOpps where the applicant must apply online:

Recreation Department Job Opportunities

Early Childhood Recreation Assistant Instructor (SUBSTITUTE)
Program hours are 8 a.m. – Noon OR Noon – 4 p.m Recreation Department $11.78 – $14.14 hourly OPEN UNTIL FILLED First review of applications is scheduled for August 24, 2015 Second review of applications is scheduled for September 4, 2015
Date Posted - 08/11/15
Deadline - Open Until Filled

Police Department Job Opportunities

Police Officer - Academy Graduate
$94,444 - $114,541 ANNUAL POTENTIAL COMPENSATION HOLIDAY PAY – 6.37% BILINGUAL PAY – 5% EDUCATION PAY (UP TO) – 7.5% ANNUAL UNIFORM PAY $1200.00 (BASE ANNUAL SALARY $78,442 - $95,349)
Date Posted - 01/07/15
Deadline - Open Until Filled


Police Officer - Current Academy Cadet
$94,444 - $114,541 ANNUAL POTENTIAL COMPENSATION HOLIDAY PAY – 6.37% BILINGUAL PAY – 5% EDUCATION PAY (UP TO) – 7.5% ANNUAL UNIFORM PAY $1200.00 (BASE ANNUAL SALARY $78,442 - $95,349)
Date Posted - 01/07/15
Deadline - Open Until Filled


Police Officer - Lateral
$94,444 - $114,541 ANNUAL POTENTIAL COMPENSATION HOLIDAY PAY – 6.37% BILINGUAL PAY – 5% EDUCATION PAY (UP TO) – 7.5% ANNUAL UNIFORM PAY $1200.00 (BASE ANNUAL SALARY $78,442 - $95,349)
Date Posted - 01/07/15
Deadline - Open Until Filled


Reserve Police Officer - Level I
VOLUNTEER STATUS: RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS FUNCTION IN A VOLUNTEER CAPACITY. THERE ARE A FEW PAID ASSIGNMENTS. THE DEPARTMENT FURNISHES REQUIRED UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT.
Date Posted - 08/29/13
Deadline - Open Until Filled


Reserve Police Officer - Level II
VOLUNTEER STATUS: RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS FUNCTION IN A VOLUNTEER CAPACITY. THERE ARE A FEW PAID ASSIGNMENTS. THE DEPARTMENT FURNISHES REQUIRED UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT.
Date Posted - 08/29/13
Deadline - Open Until Filled


Reserve Police Officer - Level III
VOLUNTEER STATUS: RESERVE POLICE OFFICERS FUNCTION IN A VOLUNTEER CAPACITY. THERE ARE A FEW PAID ASSIGNMENTS. THE DEPARTMENT FURNISHES REQUIRED UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT.
Date Posted - 08/29/13
Deadline - Open Until Filled