City of Los Altos

Population
29,969
Employees
131
Job Classifications
53
Email
hr@losaltosca.gov

Job Openings

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Until Filled Preschool Teacher III
Part Time Seasonal
Recreation
06/01/2018 Recreation Facilities Coordinator
Recreation
Until Filled Police Officer Trainee
Law Enforcement
Until Filled Police Officer - Lateral
Law Enforcement
Until Filled Police Officer - Academy Graduate
Law Enforcement
Until Filled Recreation Leader II
Adult Center
Recreation
Until Filled Facility Attendant - Streets
Maintenance
Until Filled Preschool Teacher I/II
Part Time Seasonal
Recreation
Until Filled Hourly/Per Diem Communications Officer
Public Safety Dispatch

Los Altos is a full service City with a budget of approximately $44 million and a full-time staff of 133 employees. The Civic Center complex houses the City Hall, Youth Center, Police Station, Library, History
Museum and Community Center. Los Altos, California (population 30,000) blends a distinctive community-oriented character with the proximity and influence of the Bay Area’s cultural, recreational and business attractions.

With its picturesque neighborhoods, downtown village and highly-rated schools, Los Altos is one of the premier residential communities on the San Francisco Peninsula and a very desirable place to live, work and raise a family. It is located 40 miles from San Francisco, just south of Palo Alto and minutes from the heart of Silicon Valley.

A previous Wall Street Journal article, titled, “The Top 10 Places to Raise Kids” identified Los Altos as the top locale in the entire San Francisco Bay Area for families with children.

The Los Altos School District provides K-8 public education throughout most of the City. It was the top-scoring elementary district in the state based on the 2006 Academic Performance Index Base Report, released March 27, 2007. The community also includes excellent private schools. Foothill College, as well as Stanford, Santa Clara, and San Jose State universities are all within close proximity to Los Altos.

The City has a long tradition of volunteerism, with many residents actively involved in City government and other community organizations. With its picturesque neighborhoods, vibrant downtown and highly-rated schools, Los Altos is one of the premier residential communities on the San Francisco Peninsula and a very desirable place to live and work.