Employment Opportunities


Police Officer

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

To apply, use following link at www.calopps.org.

You may also download a Job Description flyer here.

Questions may be directed to the Moraga Police Department at (925) 888-7055 ext. 0.

Police Reserves

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

Police Cadets

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

Being a Police Cadet is an excellent way for young persons to interact and explore the vast areas of law enforcement. Police Cadets are given numerous tasks and responsibilities, which allow him/her to become knowledgeable in the areas of local government and law enforcement.

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

Contact Lt. Brian South at (925) 888-7052 for more information.


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


Online Application

For further information please contact us at (925) 888-7055 or email at teixeira@moraga.ca.us