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Employment Opportunities
Employment Applications can be picked up at City Hall or downloaded HERE. To submit your completed application and any supporting documents to the Personnel Department: 
  • Hand deliver or mail to City Hall, 621 11th St., Fortuna, CA 95540
  • Email Siana Emmons at  or 
                  Buffy Gray at


Treatment Plant Operator I/OIT
Full-Time

$34,842 - $42,391 per year

Under the direct supervision of a certified operator, to perform a variety of operations and maintenance functions in the City's water and wastewater treatment system. Perform sample collection and basic lab work; to perform a variety of unskilled and semiskilled work in the maintenance, repair, and construction of water and wastewater treatment and pumping systems; and to do related work as required.

Application packets must be received by 4 pm on May 10, 2019

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Police Officer
Full-Time

$44,087 - $53,638 per year

Under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant, to perform law enforcement, crime prevention, traffic control, and crime investigation activities; to perform assigned, specialized law enforcement duties; to assist the public in a variety of ways; and to do related work as required.

Application packets must be received by 4 pm on April 26, 2019

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Street Maintenance Worker I
Part-Time

$12.00 to $14.59 an hour

Under the general supervision of the Lead Streets Worker and General Services Superintendent, to perform a variety of unskilled and semiskilled work assignments in the maintenance, repair, and construction of City streets and storm drains; to learn basic equipment operation assignments; and to do related work as required.

Application packets must be received by 4 pm on April 19, 2019

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Public Works Director/City Engineer

Full-Time

$89,312 - $108,662 per year

Under the administrative direction of the City Manager, to plan, organize, direct, and review the functions and activities of the City’s Public Works Department and Engineering Department  to perform a wide variety of functions, and complex engineering assignments, to plan, and administer the development, maintenance and repair of City facilities, parks, trails, open spaces, and roads; be responsible for the design and inspection of Public Work projects, to review and approve subdivision development plans, direct staff and advises the City Manager on public works related matters; and perform related work as required.

Requires possession of a current and valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer for California issued by the State Board of Registration for Civil Engineers. Maintain a valid California Driver’s License throughout employment.  Incumbent will participate in the DMV “Pull Program”.

Application packets must be received by 4 pm on April 26, 2019

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Recreation Program Leader
Part-Time

$12.00 – $14.59 per hour

Recreation Program Leader is the seasonal or temporary part-time, entry level position in the Recreation class series.  Incumbents are expected to have little to no experience.  Job assignments include an emphasis on the basic assignments while incumbents continue to learn the more skilled and responsible assignments.  Work is performed under the general supervision of a Recreation Program Supervisor. Work is typically performed in a variety of environments such as indoor recreation facilities, including recreation center, skating rink, and others; and outdoors, including City parks, local field trips, and others.  Outdoor activities may involve work in inclement weather. 

Application packets must be received by 4 pm on April 5, 2019 Extended to May 3, 2019

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