Why Choose the Gig Harbor Police Department?

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding journey as a law enforcement professional? The Gig Harbor Police Department is excited to announce a unique opportunity to join our expanding force. We're seeking dedicated and passionate individuals to serve the community, maintaining safety and building trust.

Join us in maintaining a safe and vibrant community! Apply here and help us continue our tradition of excellence.

Strong Community Ties: Forge meaningful connections with a tight-knit community that appreciates your dedication and service.

Tools for Success: Our city administration is committed to providing you with the resources needed to excel and ensure community safety.

Compensation Package: Benefit from a comprehensive compensation package, including competitive salaries, longevity pay after 2 years, a deferred compensation plan with employer match, and uniquely, a very affordable medical plan upon retirement. (See job posting for details)

Work-Life Balance: Our innovative scheduling ensures that you work three consecutive 12.5-hour shifts, followed by four days off each week. Plus, one additional 10-hour shift per month, granting you valuable personal time. 

Assigned Take-Home Vehicle: Enjoy the convenience of an assigned take-home vehicle, making your commute hassle-free. 

Uniforms and Equipment: Don’t worry about uniform expenses - we've got you covered. 

Stunning Location: Nestled in the scenic Gig Harbor, you'll enjoy a serene backdrop while serving a community that values and supports law enforcement. 

Professional Development: Dive into unique opportunities to expand your skills and contribute to specialized units, such as the bicycle and marine services units, and multi-jurisdictional teams. 

Seize the opportunity to be part of an exceptional team that takes pride in delivering the Best Possible Service to our community. Whether you're an experienced officer or ready to begin your law enforcement journey, Gig Harbor Police Department welcomes you.