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CalOpps welcomes you to the City of Redwood City Agency Website
Population Employees Job Classifications
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About the City of Redwood City
Redwood City is a Charter City operating under the council-manager form of government. The City Council consists of seven members who are elected at-large to four-year staggered terms (with a four-term limit). Council Members select the Mayor and Vice Mayor from amongst their colleagues to serve in those respective capacities for a period of two years. The city is a full service city with the departments of Library, Police, Fire, Community Development, Parks Recreation and Community Services, Public Works, and Finance, along with the City Manager's Office, City Clerk's Office, and City Attorney's Office. Municipal services are delivered with the support of over 500 employees.

The City of Redwood City is a values-driven organization and a leader in the bay area. Redwood City’s Core Purpose is "Build a Great Community Together" and our employees play a vital and indispensable role in realizing this purpose. We’re looking for creative individuals dedicated to excellence, service and integrity. We offer a wide range of public service career opportunities with potential for growth and advancement. We also offer highly competitive salary and benefits, employee development opportunities, along with alternate work schedules and generous vacation and holidays. So if you’re passionate and bright, community-oriented, creative and committed, we hope you consider making the City of Redwood City your next career home.

About the Redwood City Community
Located in the Silicon Valley at the center of the San Francisco Peninsula, the City of Redwood City is known as a creative, innovative and dynamic organization and community. With a population of over 78,000, the city has a healthy blend of residential, commercial and industrial elements in a community that stretches from the San Francisco Bay to the hills of the San Francisco peninsula. The city is home to a vibrant Caltrain station where commuters from both San Jose to the south, and San Francisco to the north, arrive into one of the most tech-savvy communities in the world.

Redwood City offers outstanding accommodations, top entertainment, and diverse dining options. The City's pedestrian-friendly and distinctive Downtown honors the community's heritage and is home to a growing number of restaurants, and a vibrant mix of retail to fit every consumer mood. The beautiful Courthouse Square stands as the centerpiece of Downtown and has become the gathering place for people from throughout the community and the peninsula. Redwood City enjoys a one-of-a-kind waterfront including the Redwood Shores neighborhood, with ample recreational opportunities right on the Bay. The community also boasts the only deep-water port in the south San Francisco Bay, has a yacht harbor, and offers numerous bayfront residential options.

The success and health of Redwood City is built upon the community's diversity, civic pride, strong neighborhoods, and each individual's sense of responsibility for making the City a better place for all. It's a terrific place to do business, with appealing neighborhoods supported by a strong sense of community, making Redwood City a natural place to call "home".

City of Redwood City Job Openings
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Continuous Public Works Maintenance Worker #2362
(Casual/Variable)
Public Works
04/07/2017 Human Resources Technician #2419
Human Resources
Until Filled Communications Dispatcher (Lateral) #2369
Law Enforcement
Continuous Police Officer - Entry Level #2301
Law Enforcement
Continuous Police Officer (Lateral) #2333
Law Enforcement
04/28/2017 Public Library Management and Adult Programming Intern (Summer) #2402
(Casual/Seasonal)
Library
04/28/2017 Finance Intern (Summer) #2399
(Casual/Seasonal)
Finance
04/28/2017 Special Events - Marketing Intern (Summer) #2400
(Casual/Seasonal)
Graphic Design
04/28/2017 City Clerk Intern (Summer) #2417
(Casual/Seasonal)
City Administration
04/28/2017 Economic Development Intern (Summer) #2407
(Casual/Seasonal)
Economic Development
04/28/2017 Public Communications Intern (Summer) #2408
(Casual/Seasonal)
Communications
04/28/2017 Water Resources Intern (Summer) #2413
(Casual/Seasonal)
Public Works
04/28/2017 Administrative Analyst Intern (Summer) #2410
(Casual/Seasonal)
City Administration
04/28/2017 Management Analyst Intern (Summer) #2414
(Casual/Seasonal)
City Administration
04/28/2017 Community Development Intern - Building (Summer) #2403
(Casual/Seasonal)
Building
04/28/2017 Management Analyst Intern (Summer) #2412
(Casual/Seasonal)
City Administration
04/28/2017 Engineering Intern (Summer) #2401
(Casual/Seasonal)
Engineering
04/07/2017 Library Assistant I/II #2422
(Part-Time 20 hours per week)
Library
Until Filled Recreation Specialist (Summer Adventures) #2409
(Casual/Seasonal)
Recreation
Continuous Library Page #2314
(Casual/Hourly)
Library
Continuous Recreation Leader (Special Events) #2288
(Casual/Hourly)
Recreation
Continuous Recreation Leader (Summer) #2405
Casual/Hourly
Recreation
Continuous Senior Library Page #2315
(Casual/Hourly)
Library
Continuous Recreation Specialist - PE+ Lead Coach/Coach #2389
(Casual/Hourly)
Recreation
Continuous Recreation Specialist After School Programs #2379
(Casual/Hourly)
Parks
Until Filled Library Teen Educational & Recreation Spec. #2283
(Casual/Hourly)
Library
Until Filled Contract Project READ Program Assistant #2386
Library
Continuous Library Recreation Specialist #2384
Casual
Library
Until Filled Landscape Maintenance Worker #2366
(Casual/Hourly)
Parks Maintenance
Until Filled Administrative Clerk #2396
(Casual/Hourly)
Clerical/Administrative Support
Continuous Library Technology Aid #2325
(Casual/Hourly)
Information Technology
Continuous Administrative Clerk #2416
(Casual/Variable)
Clerical/Administrative Support
Until Filled Communications Dispatcher (Per Diem) #2266
(Casual/Hourly)
Public Safety Dispatch
Until Filled Reserve Police Officer
Volunteer Position
Law Enforcement
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