About the City of Alameda
The City of Alameda, California is a unique island community in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is connected to the East Bay mainland by four bridges, two subterranean tubes and by ferry services to San Francisco; it is within minutes of all the cultural activities in San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley. Alameda is an architecturally and historically rich community with over 10,000 buildings constructed prior to 1930. The City has a small-town atmosphere and a diverse mix of housing, neighborhoods and pedestrian friendly shopping areas.
The City is a full-service organization that provides its residents with a full range of municipal services. The city employs approximately 500 full-time employees in the departments of the City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk, Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Fire, Police, Community Development, Public Works, Housing Authority, Recreation & Parks, Library, and Alameda Municipal Power. Candidates are encouraged to visit the City’s website at www.cityofalamedaca.gov for more information about the City’s organization.