Employment Opportunities

Please note the following important information: 

  • Online applications can be found HERE or you can pick up a paper copy at the City of Fortuna, 621 11th Street, Fortuna.
  • You must submit a City of Fortuna employment application, along with any other required documents listed on the job announcement in order to be considered in the selection process.
  • Incomplete information MAY result in disqualification.
  • Applications and attachments are only accepted for open recruitments.
  • Applications and attachments can be submitted directly to the City of Fortuna by:
    1. Mail:  City of Fortuna, 621 11th Street, Fortuna CA 95540 or
    2. E-mail:  Siana Emmons: semmons@ci.fortuna.ca.us or Buffy Gray: bgray@ci.fortuna.ca.us or
    3. In person: City Hall Front Desk,  621 11th Street, Fortuna CA 95540

OPEN RECRUITMENTS:
Treatment plant operator i (oit)
Full-Time
$37,962.67 - $46,187.40 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.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 11, 2021
Conference Center Worker
Part-Time
$14.00 - $16.37 per hour

Under the general supervision of the Conference Center Manager and/or Conference Center Coordinator, to provide a variety of support work for events and for guests of the River Lodge Conference Center and Monday Club; and to do related work as required.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 11, 2021
Administrative assistant i
Part-Time
$16.98 - $20.66 per hour

Under general direction of the City Clerk / Human Resources Manager, performs a variety of complex administrative and clerical support for the Administration Department in such areas as Human Resources, Risk Management, City Clerk, IT, special projects; and performs related work as assigned.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 11, 2021
vehicle & equipment mechanic
Full-Time
$41,544.77 - $50,545.57 per year

Under the general direction of the General Services Superintendent, to inspect, diagnose, maintain, and repair automotive, construction, and other power-driven equipment and to do related work as required.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 11, 2021
Street maintenance worker i
Part-Time
$14.00 - $16.37 per 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.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Extended to Friday, June 11, 2021
treatment plant mechanic
Full-Time
$41,544 - $50,545 per year

Under the general supervision of the Chief Plant Operator, maintains, repairs, services, and installs machinery and equipment used in water and wastewater treatment systems; and performs related work as assigned.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 28, 2021
police officer
Full-Time
$47,226 - $57,457 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.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled. Initial application review, Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Park maintenance worker i
Part-Time
$14.00 - $16.37 per hour

Under the direct supervision of the Lead Park Maintenance Worker, to perform semiskilled work assignments in the maintenance and upkeep of City parks, landscaped areas, public buildings and associated equipment and structures; to perform routine gardening and landscaping work at a variety of operations,  and do related other work, maintenance and customer service functions within assigned Department as required.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Extended to Friday, June 25, 2021
Community services officer - field cso
Part-Time
$17.92 - $21.80 per hour

Under general supervision of  a Police Sergeant and on-duty Watch Commander, performs routine supportive police duties, such as Parking Enforcement, Animal Control, Receptionist Tasks, Evidence Tracking, minor reports and other related work as required within assigned department.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
Police sergeantFull-Time
$55,247 - $67,217 per year
Under the general direction of the Patrol Commander or the Chief of Police, to assign, supervise, and perform law enforcement, implement crime prevention strategies, monitor and ensure good community relations, and supervise crime investigation activities; to be responsible for patrol functions on an assigned shift; to perform responsible staff or administrative functions, overseeing assigned areas; and to do related work as required.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Police dispatcher
FULL-TIME
$43,663 - $53,122 per year
Under general supervision of the Police Dispatch Supervisor and on-duty Watch Commander. Dispatchers answer and process both incoming emergency and non-emergency requests, enter information into the prescribed format (RIMS) into the Agency’s computer aided dispatch (CAD) telecommunications system; performs all other functions involved with 9-1-1 public safety dispatching and assists with clerical duties within the Police Department and performs other related duties as assigned.
For full job description click here

Application deadline: open until filled
Recreation Leader
PART-TIME
$14.00-$16.37 PER HOUR

Under the general supervision of a Recreation Program Supervisor, to plan, direct, and conduct an assigned recreation program for the City's Parks and Recreation Department; to perform a variety of assignments for the City’s Parks and Recreation Department; and to do related work as required.

FOR A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE.
CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT