About the City of Sunnyvale
Long recognized as the "Heart of Silicon Valley" Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 138,000, is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County. Sunnyvale was incorporated in 1912 and, over the years, has transformed from an agricultural community to a center for the defense industry, and the current nexus of research, development and manufacturing that created Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is home to notable companies such as Yahoo!, Advanced Micro Devices, NetApp, and Lockhead Martin Space Systems. The draw of working in this dynamic community swells the City's daytime workforce to 230,000.
Sunnyvale is ideally located in the spectacular San Francisco Bay Area. The area is home to many museums, theaters, concert halls, and art galleries, as well as numerous professional sports teams. The San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco international airports are easily accessible.
The City of Sunnyvale is a full-service City whose departments include: City Manager, City Attorney, Community Development, Environmental Services, Library and Community Services, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Public Safety (an innovative Police/Fire combination), and Public Works. The City also staffs the Department of Employment Development ("NOVA"), which provides regional job-training programs to citizens of Sunnyvale and six other municipalities.
Please visit our website at www.jobs.inSunnyvale.com to view other employment opportunities.