City of Mountain View

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Continuous Library Assistant III (20260950)
Youth and Outreach
08/12/2022 Police Officer (Lateral) (20259475)
Law Enforcement
07/05/2022 Management Fellow (20258265)
City Administration
Continuous After School Education Specialist II (20257853)
Continuous Analyst I/II (20249547)
Continuous Parks Supervisor (20248258)
Community Services
Continuous Executive Assistant (20248234)
Public Works
Clerical/Administrative Support
Continuous Parks Seasonal Worker (Hourly Laborer I) (20234083)
Parks Maintenance
Continuous Forestry and Roadway Manager (20231981)
Community Services
Continuous Senior/Associate/Assistant Planner (20224277)
Continuous Building Attendant (Facility Host-Rengstorff House) (20207329)
Community Services
Continuous Recreation Leader II (Preschool Programs) (20206692)
Community Services
Continuous Ticket Services Representative I/II (Hourly) (20205847)
Community Services
Continuous Stagehand I/II (Hourly) (20205066)
Community Services
Continuous Building Attendant (Hourly) (20201322)
06/30/2022 Firefighter-Paramedic/Firefighter-EMT (20201316)
Continuous Hourly Librarian (20193962)
Continuous Fleet and Facilities Manager (20187218)
Facility Services
Continuous Theatre House Manager (Hourly) (20180440)
Community Services
Continuous Water Utility Worker I/II (20177028)
Continuous Senior Management Analyst - Solid Waste (20168034)
Public Works
Continuous Water Exercise Instructor (Hourly) (20162667)
Continuous Public Safety Dispatcher II (Hourly) (20154551)
Public Safety Dispatch
Continuous Recreation Specialist (20150856)
(The View Teen Center)
Continuous Recreation Leader II (20150697)
(The View Teen Center)
Continuous Pool Attendant, Lifeguard I/II, Head Lifeguard, Assistant Pool Supervisor, Pool Supervisor (Hourly) (20149889)
Part-Time (Seasonal)

The Organization

The City of Mountain View is a progressive, full-service city, operating under the Council-Manager form of government. The seven Council Members are elected at-large for four-year terms that are staggered, with elections held in even-numbered years. Service on the Council is limited to two consecutive full terms, with the ability to run again after a two-year hiatus. Each January, the Council elects one of its members as Mayor and another as Vice Mayor. Assisting the City Council in an advisory capacity is a variety of boards, commissions, and committees. The Mountain View City Council has a well-earned reputation for taking the lead on challenging regional issues, working together with civility and treating members of the community and City staff with respect. Every two years, the Council adopts priority goals that provide a focus for the organization’s workplan and drive progress on important community issues. The City Council appoints the City Clerk, City Attorney and City Manager, who oversees the departments of Community Development, Community Services, Finance and Administrative Services, Fire, Information Technology, Library, Human Resources, Police, and Public Works. The three Council appointees enjoy a close working relationship as part of a highly collaborative, goal-oriented department head team. Mountain View’s sound fiscal practices, strong budget discipline, and diversified tax base, have allowed the City to maintain its AAA credit rating. The City has established the following organizational values that guide City work:

• Provide exceptional service

• Act with integrity

• Treat others with respect

The Community We Serve

Located between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the San Francisco Bay, Mountain View is just over 12 square miles in the center of Silicon Valley (10 miles north of San Jose and 35 miles south of San Francisco). The City is home to many internationally known corporations and thriving small business base. While leading the region in innovation and ideas, Mountain View remains committed to the traditional values of strong neighborhoods and resident involvement.

Mountain View prides itself on providing excellent public services and facilities that meet the needs of a caring and diverse community in a financially responsible manner. In the heart of the City, Mountain View’s historic and active downtown offers a wide range of attractions including a vibrant restaurant and shopping scene, cultural events, concerns and a weekly farmer’s market. The Civic Center, built around Pioneer Park, has one of the finest performing arts facilities in Northern California, as well as a 60,000 square foot state-of-the-art Library.

Mountain View is made up of a variety of distinct, locally organized neighborhood and homeowners associations that help identify our community's needs and shape the City's future.

Mountain View’s City parks and extensive trail system provide an array of opportunities for recreation and active living, Shoreline-at-Mountain View is a regional park with stunning views along San Francisco Bay, featuring an 18-hole golf course, sailing lake and 9.35 miles of trail.

With so much to offer, it is not surprising that in 2021 ranked Mountain View #1 in the Best Suburb to Live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Come Work With Us!


City of Mountain View requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This mandate allows for limited exemptions.