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The California State Controller’s Office provides a compensation database for many cities and public agencies. The Government Compensation in California (Manhattan Beach) page will show the salary and benefit cost associated with employees by title.

If you are interested in any of the open positions, please click on the appropriate link below for the position information and the supplemental application information. A city employment application is required for all open positions. A complete application (city employment application, record waiver and if required supplemental questionnaire) must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. IMPORTANT: Facsimiles, photo copies, electronic mail, or final filing date postmarks will not be accepted.

New application posted below pursuant to AB218. The City of Manhattan Beach will no longer request conviction information or proof of safe driving record at time of application submission unless criminal conviction background is required by law or exempt from AB218.


If you are interested in a position that is not currently open, you can submit a Job Interest Card. The Job Interest Card will be kept on file with the Human Resources Office for one year. If the particular position is open for recruitment the applicant will be notified.

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Ambulance Operator (PT), Job No. 16-017

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.58/ hourly
  • Posted Date:10/11/2016 9:30 AM

The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for a part-time Ambulance Operator. Under supervision, the Ambulance Operator performs basic life support care, performs EMT skills and operates medical emergency equipment and vehicles, assists with department support functions and performs other related duties as assigned.

HOURS: Part-Time positions will not work over 960 hours per fiscal year. Will be required to work shifts, weekends, and/or holidays.

Education: High School graduation or G.E.D. is required.

Experience: Completion of 240-hour California Fire Academy or equivalent, and/or Technology college classes is highly desirable.

Licenses: Must possess a valid California "C" driver's license. California DMV Ambulance Driver certificate and acceptable driving record at time of employment.


  • California EMT-1 certificate with current CPR card
  • Current Los Angeles/Orange County Fire Chief's Physical Agility Exam (Biddle) or Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)

In accordance with California Government Code Section 3100, City of Manhattan Beach employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered service workers and may be asked to protect the health, safety, lives, and property of the people of the State.

A completed City employment application and criminal form is required and will be accepted until the needs of the department have been met. Facsimiles, electronic email and final filing date postmarks are not accepted. Completed application materials should be submitted to the Human Resources Department by mail or in person at 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. You can obtain a City Employment Application below or by contacting the Human Resources Department at (310) 802-5258.

City Employment Application (MS Word)

Job Announcement (PDF)

Criminal Conviction Form (PDF)

Applications will be reviewed and those candidates whose background and experience best meet the needs of the Department will be invited to participate in the selection process.

If you need special assistance in the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (310) 802-5258.

NOTE: Candidate must successfully complete an extensive background process which may include a medical examination, psychological test, and polygraph test. A drug test may be administered as part of the pre-employment medical exam. This position is not eligible to participate in any benefit programs of the City.

The City of Manhattan Beach does not discriminate
The provisions of this brochure do not constitute a contact, express, or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked.





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