We are currently looking to hire both for Police Officer Trainee positions and Police Officer Academy Enrollee or Academy Graduate positions.
Do you love serving your community and working with men and women who are not just your colleagues, but who feel like family? MVPD may be the place for you. Check out our job opportunities and apply by clicking the “CalOpps” link on our home page.
Salary and benefits, job requirements and more are available both on our site and through the CalOpps link!
The closing date to apply for the Police Officer Trainee position is July 31 at 5 pm.
The closing date to apply for the Police Officer Academy Enrollee/ Graduate position is August 31 at 5 pm.
We look forward to hearing from applicants. Good luck, everyone.
*THIS POSITION HAS CLOSED.*
We are thrilled to announce that we are now accepting applications for both Police Officer Academy Graduates or Enrollees and Police Officer Trainees.
Who are we at the Mountain View Police Department? We are a dedicated team of law enforcement professionals committed to providing excellent service to the community we serve, and we want you to join us!
When you become part of the City of Mountain View family, you will find this is not just a job, it is a fulfilling way of life.
Click the CalOpps link on the right side of our home page to learn more about the positions, requirements to apply, and to fill out an application!
If you have questions about the hiring process, don’t forget to join us in our four-part hiring workshop series. The first two sessions can be viewed on our department’s Facebook page. We will be hosting two more sessions over the next few weeks: the first will dive into the oral board process, what to expect and how you can succeed in your interview as well as a session on the background investigation process, including the personal history statement, the polygraph and the psychological exam.
The oral board recruitment workshop is scheduled to be hosted right here at MVPD on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 6 pm. The background recruitment workshop is scheduled to be hosted at MVPD on March 7 at 6 pm. Join us in person, or, if you can’t make it, join us online during our livestream on our Facebook page.
Please submit your applications to us no later than 5 pm on Friday, March 9. Oral boards are tentatively scheduled for the end of March, with additional interviews with command staff tentatively scheduled for early April.
We look forward to hearing from you, and good luck! If you have any questions, just let us know.
Are you looking for a career in law enforcement?
We’re here to help.
Regardless of where you apply, come to our four-part workshop series to learn about the recruitment process, from the application to oral board interviews. Our first session, which will focus exclusively on the application process, will be held in the Mountain View Police Department’s auditorium on Jan. 10 at 6pm.
No RSVP needed. If you have questions, just let us know!
*THIS POSITION HAS CLOSED.*
“Law enforcement is a vocation of selfless service, compassion and doing good for others.” — Sgt. Jeff Reed
Are you looking for a career in law enforcement? The Mountain View Police Department may be the place for you!
The Police Officer Trainee is a non-sworn, entry-level position in the Police Department for individuals without prior sworn law enforcement experience, or those who have yet to complete the Police Academy.
At the commencement of employment, Police Officer Trainees will complete a 22 week Police Academy prior to beginning their field training program with the Mountain View Police Department.
Upon successful completion of the Police Academy, Police Officer Trainees will be reclassified as Police Officers.
The opportunity to apply for this position runs through Jan. 31. To learn more about the position, and to apply, visit the CalOpps link on our homepage!
*THIS POSITION HAS CLOSED.*
Come join our family!
We’re currently hiring recruits who are attending, or have graduated from, the academy! Do you love to serve your community? Do you believe in connecting with residents and engaging with them?
The Mountain View Police Department may be the place for you.
To learn more about the position, and to apply, visit the CalOpps link on our homepage!
Our Police Records Supervisor is a vital role here at the Mountain View Police Department. The Records Division is a crucial piece to keeping our department running smoothly from day to day, and the Records Supervisor spearheads a fast-paced, team environment.
Are you looking to serve your community? This may be the role for you! To learn more about the position, and to apply, please visit our CalOpps link on our home page.
Come join a team of professionals committed to providing excellent service to Mountain View and who are driven to work every day to protect the people of our City.
“Law enforcement is a vocation of selfless service, compassion and doing good for others.” Sgt. Jeff Reed
We are thrilled to announce that we are now accepting applications for police officer (lateral) positions at the Mountain View Police Department.
Our organizations works every day to protect and serve the people of Mountain View. If you would like to learn more about the positions, or if you would like to apply, please visit the CalOpps link on our homepage.
We look forward to hearing from candidates.
“This position is an extraordinary opportunity to serve a great community while combining technology, data and analytics to fight crime and keep our residents safe.” — Capt. Chris Hsiung
We are happy to announce that we have an incredible and unique opportunity available here at the Mountain View Police Department. We are looking for a crime analyst, a vital role at the department.
Come join a department in the heart of the Silicon Valley where our men and women work every day to keep Mountain View safe.
To learn more about the position, and to apply, visit the link on our home page or go to www.CalOpps.org.
You’re the first voice someone hears when they call in an emergency. You give CPR instructions, you may help deliver a baby, and you send officers and firefighters to calls for help.
This is just part of the role of a dispatcher here at the Mountain View Police Department, and we’re hiring!
If you’d like to learn more about what it’s like to be a dispatcher, visit our page here.
If you’d like to apply to become a dispatcher, visit the CalOpps link on our homepage.
Become a part of a family and a department that believes in exceptional service and results.
Come and join our family! We are pleased to announce that we have openings for our lateral officer position here at the Mountain View Police Department.
Be a part of a department that values family, commitment to excellent service to our residents, and hard work that keeps our city one of the safest in the area.
Learn more about who we’re looking for and how you can apply now by visiting the CalOpps link on our homepage.