Apply for City Jobs

Thanks for your interest in working with the City of Oakland.

First time applying for a City of Oakland job? Follow the below steps:

  • Search for jobs that fit your skills and interests.
  • Click "Apply" button.
  • Follow the instructions to create an account with a user name and password.
  • Click on the "Build Job Application".
  • Save your job application as you go.
  • Applications must be completed and submitted before the Application Closing Date/Time. Be sure to allow plenty of time to complete the application process before the closing time. Late submissions are not accepted.

Tips for Creating a Successful Job Application

  • Complete all of the job application questions.
  • In your answers include dates, locations and references.
  • Consider writing your responses in a separate document and then cut and paste your responses into the online job application.
  • Be sure to complete and submit your job application before the position's closing date. After the closing date, your application might not be reviewed.

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