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Personnel Department

General Information

Apply For Jobs Online

A list of current recruitments and transfer opportunities (for existing City employees) are available under Current City Jobs.

Notification of Recruitments

If a job in which you are interested is not currently being recruited, you may choose to be notified when the job(s) becomes available for application. To do this online, select Job Interest Cards.


Application materials must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) ON THE CLOSING DATE. If you do not submit your application prior to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) on the closing date, you will not be allowed to submit your application.  You must click “submit” prior to the deadline in order for your application to be received.


Please do not submit a résumé to the Personnel Department. Résumés will NOT be accepted in lieu of an employment application. If you are contacted for an interview, you may be asked to provide a résumé to the hiring department at that time.

Approved Application

If your application is approved, you will be notified once your name has been placed on the eligible list. The eligible list will be forwarded to the hiring department. Department managers will contact and interview as many candidates from the list as needed to fill the vacancies.

Disapproved Application

If your application is not approved, you will receive a Notice of Application Review, and you will be provided with an opportunity to provide additional information of missing documents, license, copy of degree, etc.

Status of Application

You can review the status of your application at any time by going to Applicant Login/Registration and using your username and password you created when you established your account and then clicking on “Application Status.”  You will see a list of your online applications and the current status of each.

For questions or concerns, see the Frequently Asked Questions, call (619) 236-6400 or email