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:
City engineer
Full-Time, with benefits
$84,204 - $102,447 per year

Under the administrative direction of the Public Works Director, to plan, organize, schedule, direct, and review the functions and activities of the City's Engineering Division; to perform a wide variety of the most complex engineering assignments; to be responsible for the design and inspection of Public Works projects; to review and approve subdivision development plans; and to do related work as required.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4pm Friday, May 6, 2022
Police dispatcher
Full-Time, with benefits
$49,880 - $60,687 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
utility worker ii/iii
Full-Time, with benefits
II - $36,728 - $44,685 per year    III - $40,823 - $49,667 per year

Under general direction of the Utility Shift Supervisor, to inspect, clean, maintain, replace and repair the City's water distribution and sewer collection systems; to read meters; to clean, test, and rebuild meters; to operate, to perform underground construction work; and to do related work as required.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4pm on Friday, May 6, 2022
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
Recreation Leader
Part-Time
$15.00 - $17.54 per hour

Under the general supervision of a Recreation Program Supervisor and River Lodge Conference Center Manager, 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 River Lodge Conference Center; and to do related work as required.

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Continuous 
police officerFull-Time, with benefits
$53,951 - $65,639.75 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: Open Until Filled.