Recruitment Process

Work for the City

The Human Resources Division for the City of San Dimas attracts and retains a highly talented and qualified workforce. If you enjoy working in a challenging and innovative work environment and are motivated by providing excellent municipal services to a community with high standards, we encourage you to apply for a position with the City of San Dimas.

Recruitment Process

The Human Resources Division will only accept applications for positions when there is an actual opening. Human Resources does not keep applications on file. As new opportunities occur, the City posts the job announcements on the City website. All interested applicants must submit a completed City employment application.

It is essential to make sure you read the job bulletin to determine if you meet the requirements for the position you are applying. Some positions may require proof of certifications, specific testing and/or supplemental applications.  If they are needed, it will be listed on the job bulletin. Make sure you read all of the instructions provided to you on the job announcement flyer. This will help you avoid submitting an incomplete application.

Applications must be received by Human Resources by the closing date/time shown on the job announcement flyer. Completed applications must be submitted through the City’s online application. Faxes and emails are not accepted. Please note: Late applications will not be accepted.

All eligible applications will be reviewed in detail. Among the qualified candidates, the top candidates possessing the most desired qualifications and experience will be asked to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include a combination of an oral interview and supplemental testing in the form of a writing sample, skills test, etc. as appropriate. The City Human Resources staff will notify all applicants in writing of their application status.

All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through the selection process. City appointments are contingent upon successful completion of records and reference check, as well as verification of United States citizenship or legal authorization to be employed.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The City of San Dimas advises the public, employees and job applicants that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, sex, age or any non-merit based factor in admission to, treatment of or employment in its programs and activities.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The City of San Dimas will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer)

About the City

The City of San Dimas is located midway (about 27 miles) between Los Angeles and San Bernardino, at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains.  Superior access to freeways offers a centralized location from which to enjoy southern California’s many excellent cultural and recreational activities.

San Dimas was incorporated in 1960 with a Council-Manager form of government.  Its citizens receive a full range of services through the combined efforts of the City’s five departments (City Manager’s Office, Administrative Services, Parks & Recreation, Public Works and Community Development) and the contract services of Los Angeles County.