Employment

Positions

Police Officer

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The Moraga Police Department has a continuous hiring process for the position of Police Officer for Lateral and Academy Graduates. Applicants will be notified as openings occur.

To apply, please visit CalOpps.

View a copy of the Police Officer Job Description Flyer (PDF) here. Questions may be directed to the Moraga Police Department at 925-888-7055, ext. 0.

Police Reserves

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The Moraga Police Department accepts applications for Level I and Level II Reserve Officers. Reserve Officer applicants must have completed the appropriate Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) training prior to application. For more information call 925-888-7055 or email our Support Services Coordinator.


Police Cadets

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A Moraga Police Cadet is a community service position where young persons have an opportunity to explore the career field of law enforcement and observe the functions of the police department.

Police Cadets are given numerous tasks and responsibilities, which allow them to become knowledgeable in the areas of local government and law enforcement.

Police Cadets are allowed to participate in certain department sponsored training to acquaint them with the policies, procedures and principals of the Moraga Police Department and the Criminal Justice System.

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in high school or college with a 2.5 GPA or better
  • Good moral character
  • Good physical and mental condition
  • Motivation in a career in law enforcement
  • Pass an oral board and background investigation
  • Posses a valid California Driver License and have a good driving record
  • U.S. citizen, 16 to 22 years of age
  • Volunteer a minimum of 4 hours per week

If you have any questions about the Police Cadet Program or are interested in applying, please contact Lt. Brian South at 925-888-7052 or south@moraga.ca.us.