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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 - Pre-Service;    Information Security Analyst;    Information Security Officer;     Customer Experience and Support Manager;    Swim Instructor/Pool Lifeguard (As-Needed);   City Architect;    Event Attendant II;    Senior Transit Operations Analyst;    Transit Safety and Security Officer;    Transit Maintenance Quality Assurance Coordinator;    Water Production and Treatment Plant Operator;    Resource Recovery and Recycling Equipment Operator (On-Call);    Senior Advisor to the City Manager on Homelessness;   Mechanic I/II; Veterinarian (As Needed).                             

The Department will close at 3:30PM on Wednesday, December 13 
and resume normal business hours the following day.

 Current Executive Openings:

City Architect

Chief of Police

Senior Advisor to the City Manager on Homelessness


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