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Hello from SaMo!  Welcome to the City of Santa Monica (SaMo) Human Resources Department Website. Here you will find exciting information about the City’s many career and growth opportunities as well as programs beneficial for you and/or your family. 

As the Chief People Officer, my team and I take pride in putting people first.   Through our Santa Monica Institute (SMI), we provide development opportunities to empower our employees through their entire work life cycle.  At SaMo, all employees are valued and expected to achieve excellence through integrity, accountability, individuality and creativity.

Our team is committed to attracting and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce that are well equipped to anticipate and respond to the changing needs of our residents, visitors and business community. 

We take pride in serving and being a part of one of the nation’s most recognizable and progressive communities and building and shaping organizational culture that aligns with 21st century public servant principles.  We strive daily to do the right things right!!
Take a moment to look around our website and discover why SaMo is an employer of choice. 
                                                      Lori Gentles, MBA, SPHR               


Job Openings:  Police Officer- Lateral Transfer;    Public Landscape Administrator;     Welder Fabricator;     Project Portfolio Coordinator;     Public Services Officer Supervisor;    Transit Maintenance Quality Assurance Coordinator;     Equipment Operator II                                           


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