The City of Garden Grove is seeking qualified and committed candidates who are service-oriented and passionate about making a difference in the community to join the Garden Grove Police Department. The City is now accepting online applications for sworn and non-sworn positions. The deadline to apply is Thursday, September 29, 2022. To apply online, visit ggpd.org/join.
Job openings for full-time and part-time positions include police recruit; police recruit – academy enrolled; police officer – academy trained; lateral police officer; and police cadet.
Centrally located in Orange County, Garden Grove is a diverse city that values and relies on a community policing philosophy. The City of Garden Grove offers competitive benefits including contributions toward medical, dental, and vision coverage; Garden Grove Police Association paid percentage of lifetime medical; flexible work schedule (3/12’s or 4/10’s); military service buyback through the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS); military leave pay; education incentive; tuition reimbursement; longevity pay; bilingual pay; and flexible job opportunities across the department.
For sworn police officers, the Garden Grove Police Department offers in-service training programs and specializations in the areas of canine handling, gang suppression, investigations, juvenile services, motorcycle traffic enforcement, patrol, special weapons and tactics, vice-narcotic enforcement, and more after sufficient experience in the police department.
The Garden Grove Police Cadet Program introduces young men and women to the various aspects of the police department to prepare them for a career in law enforcement.
Visit ggpd.org/join to apply online or for more information, including job details and qualifications, or contact Corporal Jason Johnson from the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5922 or [email protected]