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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:

Administration Department Job Opportunities

Public Information Technician (Part-Time)
$20.20 - $25.00 hourly (average of 20-25 hours per week), no benefits
Date Posted - 07/09/15
Deadline - 08/06/2015 5:00PM PST

Public Works Department Job Opportunities

Maintenance Worker Assistant
$13.52 - $16.57 hourly (average of 20-25 hours per week), no benefits PARKS/LANDSCAPE – Friday, Saturday, Sunday OR Saturday, Sunday, & Mondays 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (30 minute unpaid lunch break) WATER - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Wednesday, Thursday, & Fridays 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (30 minute unpaid lunch break)
Date Posted - 06/04/15
Deadline - Open Until Filled


Maintenance Worker I
$3,832.67 - $4,658.42 Monthly Salary Plus Benefits Newly hired Maintenance Worker I’s typically start at the beginning of the pay range.
Date Posted - 05/27/15
Deadline - 07/31/2015 5:00PM PST

Recreation Department Job Opportunities

LEAD RECREATION LEADER - Gilroy Youth Center
$14.15 – $17.61 hourly (up to 25 hours per week)
Date Posted - 04/17/15
Deadline - Open Until Filled


Recreation Leader II (After School Program)
$11.41 – $13.82 hourly (up to 25 hours per week) After School Program-Solorsano Middle School: MONDAY – FRIDAY, 2:30pm - 6:00pm, plus additional hours as scheduled Summer Program-Gilroy Gardens MONDAY – FRIDAY, 7:30am - 5:30pm (summer program hours) These positions are year-round positions with additional hours in the summer months to support summer camp and other recreation programs as needed.
Date Posted - 07/09/15
Deadline - Open Until Filled


RECREATION LEADER II (Gilroy Youth Center)
$11.41 – $13.82 hourly (up to 25 hours per week) Gilroy Youth Center MONDAY – THURSDAY, 3:00pm - 6:00pm (during school year) MONDAY – THURSDAY, 12:00pm - 6:00pm (summer), plus additional hours as scheduled This position is a year-round position with additional hours in the summer months as needed.
Date Posted - 07/09/15
Deadline - Open Until Filled

Police Department Job Opportunities

Detention Services Officer
$4,989.25 - $6,064.42 monthly salary plus excellent benefits
Date Posted - 07/09/15
Deadline - 08/07/2015 5:00PM PST


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


Public Safety Communicator (Full-Time)
$5,887.33 - $7,156.42 monthly, plus 6% holiday pay
Date Posted - 12/06/13
Deadline - Continuous


Public Safety Communicator (Part-Time)
$30.57 - $37.45 per hour; no benefits
Date Posted - 08/29/13
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