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Job Opportunities

The greatest strength of the Garden Grove Police Department is the quality of our staff and the training, talent and commitment they bring to providing superior public service. We will be recruiting for both sworn and civilian positions from time to time and are always seeking exceptional job candidates. The information which follows will provide the facts you will need if you are interested in applying for job opportunities with the Garden Grove Police Department.


The City only accepts applications for positions that are currently being recruited. If you are interested in being considered for more than one of the jobs listed under Current Job Openings, you must file a separate application for each.


To find out if a particular job is open, check the Current Job Openings. If the Current Job Openings page does not list the job in which you are interested, it means the position is not currently open. E-mail the GGPD Recruitment Team at and let them know which position you are interested in. You can also submit an interest card online, then when Human Resources opens recruitment for this position, a postcard will be sent to you to let you know that now is the time to file an application.

Additionally, you can E-mail the City's Human Resources Department directly at In your message, be sure to include the title of the position in which you are interested, as well as your name and mailing address.

If the Current Job Openings page shows that the position is open for filing, you can request an application by calling the City's recorded job line at (714) 741-5016 and leaving your name and address. You can also contact the City's Human Resources Department at through the internet or by visiting them in person at Garden Grove City Hall, 11222 Acacia Parkway, Garden Grove, CA. Their phone number is (714) 741-5004. City Hall hours are Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. City Hall is closed every other Friday; alternate Friday hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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