Careers at the City
Find your perfect career opportunity!
Phone: (805) 564-5316
Fax: (805) 897-1905
735 Anacapa Street, Bottom Floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Monday-Thursday, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed alternate Fridays and Holidays
With a thousand full-time positions and hundreds of part-time hourly positions, the City of Santa Barbara offers multiple opportunities to grow within the organization. Many of our management employees began their career with the City at the entry level. With a robust training program, tuition assistance, and value placed on internal promotion, our employees enjoy an environment in which they are encouraged to explore opportunities from within.
The best part of our organization is our people. As a City of Santa Barbara employee, you will work in an environment with other motivated individuals who are passionate about their work. We strive to provide employees with the support they need to thrive.
Our organization promotes a culture of learning by supporting career development and providing training opportunities. Work in an environment that encourages collaboration, productivity, and innovation fostered by engaged management and value for our common welfare. We understand the importance of technology to employee productivity, creativity and innovation and invest in our computer and networking resources. Engaged management fosters respect for individuality, diversity, workplace rights, and safety of our workforce. Flexible scheduling, including a standard 9/80 work week for most operations, commuter assistance, and other programs encourage a healthy work-life balance.
As a City of Santa Barbara employee, the work that you do has a real impact on people in our community. We are about more than the bottom line; our work ensures the health and safety of residents and visitors, protects and preserves our architectural heritage and the natural environment, and enriches lives.
As City employees, we are the stewards of this beautiful place. Our job is to help the elected officials serve everyone in our community and ensure Santa Barbara continues to be a special place for future generations. This is an exciting, and sometimes demanding, responsibility. It is important work that you can be proud to perform.
One of the perks for working for The City of Santa Barbara is being a part of this amazing community.
Enjoy one of the world's most desirable communities where the art and culture of a metropolitan city meet the heart and history of a small, beautiful, coastal town. Santa Barbara is a truly magnificent place to live and work.
Often referred to as The American Riviera, Santa Barbara offers a unique blend of history, culture, arts and events, outdoor activities, nightlife and a climate with over 300 days of sunshine a year. We welcome you to take a tour through Visit Santa Barbara.
735 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Tel. (805) 963-0611
City of Santa Barbara, PO Box 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990
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