Personal Information

Please note: Any successful candidate, completing the background investigation will be required to submit proof of education and/or military records (i.e. original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts and/or DD-214).

All applicants successful in the background investigation screening and the Chief's interview will be required to take and pass a City-sponsored medical examination, drug and alcohol screening test, including a psychological evaluation, following a conditional offer of employment and prior to appointment.

  • Appointments: Prior to appointment, all candidates must successfully complete a background investigation, medical examination, drug & alcohol screening test, polygraph and psychological exam.  The City reserves the right to use alternate testing procedures if deemed necessary. Appointments are normally made at the first salary step. 
  • Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy: Candidates offered employment must pass a pre-placement medical exam, which includes a drug and alcohol screening test prior to final appointment. Hiring decisions may be based upon the results of the pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

All communication and notices will be sent via e-mail.

The City of Carmel by the Sea is not responsible for failure of internet forms or email in submitting your application. Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing: