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cvpdrecruiter@chulavistapd.org
(619) 585-5652


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Headquarters

315 Fourth Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910 Map

Lobby Hours:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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Career Opportunities

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Your Career Starts Here.

Welcome to the CVPD.  We’re a progressive organization that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation, and rewards employee performance.  The CVPD promotes employee involvement in decision-making and problem solving. Through this commitment to inclusiveness, the CVPD receives strong support and an exemplary approval rating from the community.

There are significant opportunities for career advancement through the CVPD.  We’re seeking motivated individuals who are beginning their careers, as well as those interested in a career change.  Prior law enforcement experience is welcome but not required.



Ongoing Recruitments:

Lateral Officer

Peace Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate)

Applications accepted continuously. Qualified Lateral Officers may be eligible for New Hire Incentive Pay up to $10,000, up to 80 hours vacation, and may qualify for “Top Officer’s Pay”. Eligibility is based on experience and Chief's discretion.

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Police Recruit

Police Recruit (Entry Level)

Police Recruit is the entry-level position to a career in municipal law enforcement.  After successfully completing the Police Academy, the Police Recruit will then automatically promote to the classification of Peace Officer.

Recruitment closes August 31, 2018.
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dispatchers

Police Dispatcher Trainee / Dispatcher

Join the elite group of individuals trained to manage emergency situations and dispatch officers to the scene for the Chula Vista Police Department.

Recruitment closes September 28, 2018.

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Resources

Police Officer/ Recruit Pay Chart

Police Officer Benefits Information

Police Officer Job Description

Recruiting Frequently Asked Questions

Peace Officer Written Practice Test

Peace Officer Disqualifications

 

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