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Population Employees Job Classifications
29,969 131 53
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About the City of Los Altos
Los Altos is a full service City with a budget of approximately $44 million and a full-time staff of 131 employees. The Civic Center complex houses the City Hall, Youth Center, Police Station, Library, History
Museum and Community Center. Los Altos, California (population 29,969) blends a distinctive community-oriented character with the proximity and influence of the Bay Area’s cultural, recreational and business attractions.

With its picturesque neighborhoods, downtown village and highly-rated schools, Los Altos is one of the premier residential communities on the San Francisco Peninsula and a very desirable place to live, work and raise a family. It is located 40 miles from San Francisco, just south of Palo Alto and minutes from the heart of Silicon Valley.

A previous Wall Street Journal article, titled, “The Top 10 Places to Raise Kids” identified Los Altos as the top locale in the entire San Francisco Bay Area for families with children.

The Los Altos School District provides K-8 public education throughout most of the City. It was the top-scoring elementary district in the state based on the 2006 Academic Performance Index Base Report, released March 27, 2007. The community also includes excellent private schools. Foothill College, as well as Stanford, Santa Clara, and San Jose State universities are all within close proximity to Los Altos.

The City has a long tradition of volunteerism, with many residents actively involved in City government and other community organizations. With its picturesque neighborhoods, vibrant downtown and highly-rated schools, Los Altos is one of the premier residential communities on the San Francisco Peninsula and a very desirable place to live and work.

City of Los Altos Job Openings
placehoder Close Date Job Title Category placehoder
Until Filled Management Analyst Fellow
Until Filled Management Analyst Fellow
Administrative Services
Until Filled Lead Records Specialist
Clerical/Administrative Support
Until Filled Transportation Services Manager
Until Filled Communications Officer
Public Safety Dispatch
Continuous Police Officer - Academy Graduate
Law Enforcement
Continuous Police Officer - Lateral
Law Enforcement
Until Filled Senior Accountant
Until Filled Project Manager
Public Works
Until Filled Human Resources Manager
Human Resources
Until Filled Recreation Leader I
Summer Camp
Until Filled Preschool Teacher I
Part Time
Until Filled Office Assistant
Part Time - Assigned to Recreation
Clerical/Administrative Support
Until Filled Facility Attendant
Until Filled Facility Attendant - Streets
Until Filled Recreation Leader II
Summer Camp
Until Filled Recreation Leader III
Senior Center
Until Filled Economic Development Intern
Economic Development
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