Recruiting/ Hiring

The Billings Police Department is a progressive, community-oriented police department that seeks motivated, career-minded individuals to join our team for both civilian and sworn officer positions. Applications are only accepted when there are available job openings. 

To check for current openings, go here for police officer positions and here for civilian positions.

For sworn positions, Billings PD hires both P.O.S.T. Certified and non-certified Probationary Police Officers. Successful applicants will be placed in a hiring pool to be drawn based upon the need of the department. 

The police department has numerous civilian positions throughout different divisions within the department, including Support Services, Evidence, Professional Standards and Crime Analysis.

For more detailed information about the hiring process for each type of position, click one of the links below.

Civilian Hiring Process

Sworn/Officer Hiring Process


The City of Billings is an Equal Opportunity Employer.