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Population Employees Job Classifications
55,936 265 125
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About the City of Gilroy
The City of Gilroy is located 28 miles south of San Jose in one of the fastest growing counties in California. It is a developing community in transition with a current population of 55,936.

The small family farms of the past have given way to sophisticated seed culture, high tech food processing, recreational shopping, distribution, and modern wine production. Gilroy is also home to the Gilroy Gardens Theme Park. With its Mediterranean climate, mild temperatures, and an abundance of award-winning parks, Gilroy will win your heart! Gilroy is situated in the Santa Clara Valley, just 15 miles from the Pacific Ocean, and strategically located at the junction of two key highways: U.S. 101 and U.S. 152. Gilroy is within a 1/2 hour drive of the Silicon Valley.

Gilroy's claim to fame is being the "Garlic Capital of the World" where each year Gilroy plays host to over 135,000 visitors at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. The enormously successful Gilroy Garlic Festival is held at the end of July and utilizes 4,000 local volunteers. The City is also known for its award winning parks, golf courses and recreation programs.

Our mature neighborhoods blend well with new homes to create an excellent residential atmosphere, served by nearby schools, parks and churches. Gilroy also offers a County Library, a modern community hospital, as well as a Community College. Overall, Gilroy is an ideally located city which makes it an excellent place to live and work.

More about the City of Gilroy...........
Gilroy is a full-service City and includes the departments of Administration, Community Development, Finance/Information Technology, Fire, Human Resources/Risk Management, Police, Public Works, and Recreation. Gilroy’s organizational core values are based on teamwork, excellence in the work performed, innovation, ethics, integrity, vision, responsibility, and community spirit. These values support the organization’s focus on customer service and protection of the Gilroy community so as to continuously improve the quality of life for Gilroy residents.

Please consider the City of Gilroy in your future career endeavors!

Job descriptions for Gilroy job classifications are located at:

Salary tables for Gilroy’s employee groups are located at:

City of Gilroy Job Openings
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Until Filled Police Officer Trainee
Temporary At-Will
Law Enforcement
Continuous Police Officer - Academy Graduate
Law Enforcement
Continuous Police Officer - Current Academy Cadet
Law Enforcement
Continuous Police Officer - Lateral
Law Enforcement
Until Filled Senior Civil Engineer
Development Section
Public Works
Until Filled Recreation College Intern
Until Filled Violence Prevention Division College Intern
Police Department
Law Enforcement
Until Filled Planning Division College Intern
Until Filled Engineering Division College Intern
Until Filled Administration Department College Intern
City Administration
Until Filled Human Resources College Intern
Human Resources
Until Filled Recreation Leader I or II (Youth Services)
Until Filled Recreation Leader I or II - After School Program
Until Filled Early Childhood Recreation Assistant Instructor
Until Filled Early Childhood Recreation Instructor
Until Filled Fellowship - City Administration
City Administration
Until Filled Recreation Lead I or II - Summer Day Camp
Until Filled Pool Cashier/Registration Assistant
Until Filled Lifeguard I/Assistant Instructor
Until Filled Water Safety Instructor
Until Filled Lifeguard II/Instructor
Until Filled Assistant Pool Manager
Until Filled Head Lifeguard
Until Filled Pool Manager
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