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City Employment

"Working Hard to Keep San Diego Working" - It is important to reaffirm the City's commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and to a work environment free of discrimination, that values and recognizes the diversity of our work force.

For information about City government employment opportunities, please see our job listings and bulletins under Current City Jobs.

Volunteers for the City of San Diego receive training for the jobs they do, which may help them in future careers.

As a San Diego Police Officer, you'll be working in a City with unmatched variety in recreation, entertainment and lifestyle.

The City Attorney interviews law students from all over the country and attorneys who are admitted to the State Bar of California.

A Firefighter I is assigned to the training division in Fire Operations and receives extensive on-the-job training while learning the full range of fire fighting operations.

A Lifeguard I will work in all aspects of Lifeguarding from Point Loma to Blacks Beach. Seasonal Lifeguards duties vary from water observation, to medical aids, to Jet Ski rescue, while training to become a full-time Lifeguard.

The Civil Service Commission reaffirms its policy of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination in all activities of the City and its agencies.

The Police Department offers internships to college students on an ongoing basis.

Volunteer to conduct a Neighborhood Graffiti Paintout. Working together instills a sense of community pride and responsibility for the future.

Fire-Rescue Department offers two job opportunities under the classification of Paramedic I and Paramedic II.

The Junior Lifeguard Program is open to girls and boys ages 9 through 17 years. The program includes ocean and beach safety, lifesaving techniques and procedures, first aid and CPR, development of swimming skills, body surfing, body boarding, surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, volleyball, other beach games, and competition events with other junior lifeguard programs.