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Help us make a difference today, for a better tomorrow. Interested in a job vital for our community to help make a safer College campus? Consider the opportunities at Foothill-De Anza College Police Department!

Our mission is to provide safety and security by protecting the College community and campus life. This is effectively achieved through community engagement and partnerships.

We pride ourselves on core values of: PROFESSIONALICSO'sSM, RESPECT, INTEGRITY, DUTY, and EQUITY. Our professional standards provide the basis for our operational policies and procedures. We set a high performance bar for professionalism and community service for our officers to ensure they operate with a community policing style in an environment supportive of educational, professional and extracurricular activities.

The Foothill-De Anza Police Department provides high visibility patrol using vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, and foot patrols. Our full-service Police Department balances reactive responses to criminal incidents and emergencies with a proactive focus on reducing or preventing criminal activity that may compromise public safety and security.

We encourage you to consider the advantages of these great opportunities along with the excellent benefits and opportunities available for professional development. Join our Team!

Student Employment

Immediate job openings for Police Student Aids on Foothill Campus! Foothill Campus Security hiring on-campus student assistants ASAP!

  • Pays $18.51/hour; able to work up to 19 hours per week.Front Desk Staff
  • To qualify, you must have either earned 12 units at Foothill-De Anza Spring Quarter or be enrolled in at least 6 summer quarter units. As with all campus jobs, a 2.0 GPA is required.
  • If interested in learning more, call Foothill Campus Security Dispatch at (650) 949-7313
  • In addition, you may email your name, student ID number, and information about yourself and your availability to work to Dhillon Sarvjit dhillonsarvjit@fhda.edu.

Apply to be a Police Student Aid today!

 Sworn Police Officer Opportunities

  • Police Officer I/Police Officer II. Published September 2021, Apply Today!FHDA Police Officer
  • Per Diem Police Officer 
  • Per Diem Police Sergeant

Non-Sworn Employment Opportunities

This is a pool of applicants for Police Support Services temporary positions that may become available within the Foothill - De Anza Community College District. Applications submitted to this temporary pool will be screened by HR for minimum qualifications. After your application has been screened you will receive an e-mail notification regarding your status. To apply click here.

  • Per Diem Community Service Officer 
  • Per Diem Emergency Manager
  • Per Diem Police Dispatcher
  • Per Diem Police Records Specialist
  • Per Diem Rangemaster

Job Descriptions

Per Diem Community Service Officer – Oversee the collection of parking monies and the maintenance and repair of parking permit machines as well as patrol assigned areas and issue citations to illegally parked vehicles to maintain control of vehicles parked on campus; promote campus safety and control. Other duties as assigned.

Per Diem Emergency Manager – Review District Emergency Operations Plan and amend as required, create training curriculum for emergency preparedness presentations, train District staff on Emergency Operations Plan, manage “Run-Hide-Defend”/Active Assailant training for students, faculty and staff, represent District on municipal and county emergency planning committees and act as single point-of-contact for emergency management issues for the District.

Per Diem Police Officer – Provide police protection to the students, personnel, equipment and property of the District. Patrol an assigned area on foot or in a vehicle to investigate and prevent crime and enforce law and order; prepare and file accident and criminal reports and related police records. This assignment is deemed part time, on-call/as needed to replace or supplement full-time Police Officers.

Per Diem Police Sergeant – Plan, organize and supervise the work of assigned personnel. Instruct and assist subordinates in the performance of their assigned duties and perform a variety of technical tasks such as investigation and surveillance work to detect or prevent crime. This assignment is deemed part time, on-call/as needed to replace or supplement full-time Police Sergeant.

Per Diem Police Dispatcher – Receive, prioritize and respond to routine and emergency incoming telephone and voice radio calls as it relates to campus police, fire and medical assistance; if an emergency call, secure information as to exact location. Perform clerical duties as assigned. This assignment is deemed part time, on-call/as needed to replace or supplement full-time Police Dispatchers.

Per Diem Police Records Specialist – Provide clerical support to the Police Department, which includes receptionist duties, word processing, record keeping, and filing. Provide support services to students, faculty, staff, and administrators as necessary preparing reports, issuing parking permits, and providing information to citizens. Perform other related duties as assigned. This assignment is deemed part time, on-call/as needed to replace or supplement full-time Police Records Specialist.

Per Diem Rangemaster – Plan and instruct sworn peace officers in current firearms policies and procedures. Conduct quarterly firearms qualifications. Review and amend Department General Orders as they relate to the use of firearms (pistol, shotgun, less-than lethal weapons and patrol rifles). Inspect, repair and test Department issued firearms. Coordinate with local law enforcement agencies and weapon ranges for training and use of facilities.

Police Officer I/Police Officer II - Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide police protection to the students, personnel, equipment and property of the District using community based policing techniques. The officer shall be familiar with members of the community and use collaborative problem solving techniques in their service to the community. Patrol an assigned area on foot, in a vehicle, motorcycle or bicycle to investigate and prevent crime and enforce law and order; prepare and file accident and criminal reports and related police records.

Police Officer I – Police Officer I is the first level for certified peace officers. Incumbents are fully competent to perform all of the duties of the position and are eligible to obtain a Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate in accordance with P.O.S.T Regulations.

Police Officer II – Police Officer II is the second level for certified peace officers. Incumbents are fully competent to perform all of the duties of the position and possess an Advanced P.O.S.T. Certificate.