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Population Employees Job Classifications
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About the City of San Mateo
The City of San Mateo is a scenic and dynamic San Francisco Peninsula community of over 97,000 residents, ideally located at the crossroads of three major freeways. San Mateo provides links with San Francisco to the north, San Jose to the South, Half Moon Bay to the west and the East Bay to the east. In addition to San Mateo’s proximity to both the San Francisco and San Jose International Airports, the city enjoys the CalTrain line that provides daily commute train service from San Jose to San Francisco.

San Mateo is a diverse and vibrant regional hub that boasts a very high quality of life marked by its great neighborhoods, schools and outstanding libraries and parks. It is the second largest city in San Mateo County. Downtown San Mateo offers a variety of exciting opportunities for shopping, dining, and entertainment. In addition to the downtown, there are a number of neighborhoods serving commercial districts and two of the County’s largest regional shopping centers.

The city’s growth is carefully planned by elected officials and citizen volunteers who are on the many advisory boards and commissions. A major multi-decade redevelopment project planned on the site of the Bay Meadows race track will provide new office, residential, and retail space. The City pays special attention to encourage development that bolsters the economy and yet maintains the quality of life for established neighbor hoods as expected by businesses and residents alike.

City of San Mateo Job Openings
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Continuous Dispatcher II
Experienced Laterals Only
Public Safety Dispatch
Continuous Dispatcher I
Entry Level
Public Safety Dispatch
Continuous Lateral Paramedic Firefighter/Engineer
Continuous Police Officer - Academy Graduates/Attendees Only
Law Enforcement
Continuous Police Officer
Lateral Candidate Only
Law Enforcement
Until Filled Facility Specialist I-Adult Sports—Scorekeeper
Parks and Recreation - Per Diem
Until Filled Field Preparation Specialist
Parks and Recreation - Per Diem
Until Filled Architectural Intern
Per Diem; Part-Time/Temporary
Public Works
Until Filled WWTP Electrical Technician
Public Works
Continuous Police Officer - Entry Level
Law Enforcement
02/26/2016 Facilities Maintenance Worker
Facility Services
03/11/2016 Park Planning Administrator
Open Space Planning
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