Job Opportunities

Full-time opportunities for sworn personnel abide by Ohio civil service law standards and require interested individuals to successfully pass an entrance examination (held approximately every 24 months). The Girard Police Department operates a part-time police officer program as well as a part-time dispatching program. Applications for these programs are accepted year-round, are reviewed when any openings arise, and are held for a period of 24 months.

Part-time GPD police officers engage in a wide range of activities to include supplementing active turns, assisting in large events, providing transport services, providing municipal court security and more. Part-time GPD dispatchers are trained in the operation of the city’s 911 system and conduct police, fire and emergency dispatching services.

If you are interested in applying for a part-time position, print and fill out the application below and return it to the Girard Police Department during normal business hours.

Part-Time employment application; print and return to the Girard Police Department (dispatch or receptionist) during normal business hours (PDF file). ONLY for Part-Time positions – full-time applications only accepted through Civil Service.


Direct Download for Printing:

GPD Patrol Recruitment Flyer November 2022.