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A message from the Human Resources Director 

Welcome to the City of Santa Monica's Human Resources Department website.  The Human Resources Department provides a full range of services to the City’s employees and its various departments.  We deliver excellent customer service to the public by attracting, developing and retaining a highly qualified workforce.  We are proud to support the City’s employees and the community members whom we serve.  We hope our website answers any questions you may have by offering an assortment of information about the various functions of our department.  However, if you need additional information, please contact any Human Resources staff member, who will be happy to assist you.

Donna C. Peter, Human Resources Director


Job Openings:   Police Officer- Lateral Transfer;    Police Officer Trainee;    Animal Control Officer;    Data Science Administrator;    Information Security Officer;     Management Fellow;    Combination Building Inspector I/II/III;    Forensic Specialist;    City Architect;    Permit Services Administrator;    Motor Coach Operator Trainee;    Water Maintenance Worker;    Water Resources Technician;    Fiscal Staff Assistant III;    Water Systems Equipment Operator;   Traffic Services Supervisor (Promotional);    Human Resources Manager (Promotional);    Community Engagement Coordinator (.5FTE-20 hours per week);     Administrative Intern (As-Needed);    Resource Recovery and Recycling Equipment Operator (On-Call);    Senior Advisor to the City Manager on Homelessness;   Veterinarian (As Needed).                             

 Current Executive Openings:

City Architect

Chief of Police


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