San Jose Police Job Application & Careers

Use the guide posted below to learn how to submit the official San Jose Police job application online for numerous types of careers. The State of California employs individuals across a wide range of industries. Follow the steps posted in the guide below to learn more about the online job search/application/hiring processes.

  • About the Hiring Organization: The SJPD is the city of San Jose’s police agency.

Apply Online

Step 1 Click this link to open the SJPD employment site in a separate browser window/tab.

Step 2 – Use the input field (outlined in the below screenshot) to search the entire list of current openings (by keyword/job title). Press the search icon/button to load the list of results.

Step 3 – The list of results can be sorted by relevance, classification, deadline, salary, etc. Click the “View Job Posting” button of the specific position that you’re interested in applying for (to learn more about the job’s requirements, responsibilities, etc.).

Step 4 – Read the complete description of the position, and then click the button as outlined in red in the below screenshot to move to the next step of the process.

Step 5 – Complete the job eligibility step by determining whether or not you are eligible to apply for the position.

Step 6 – If you are eligible, click the button as shown in the below image to go to the next section of the form.

Step 7 – Press the “Create Account” button to go to the account creation page.

Step 8 – Submit the following details into the appropriate input fields on the account creation page:

  • User ID
  • Password
  • Confirm password
  • First name
  • Middle name
  • Last name
  • Name suffix
  • Email address
  • AND
  • Click the “Save” button at the bottom of the form to save/create your account details.
  • Log in to your account and continue the application process