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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.


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Human Resources Technician, Job No. 16-036

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$5,130 - $6,767 per month
  • Posted Date:02/06/2017

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Human Resources Technician with our dynamic Human Resources team!  The Human Resources staff provides high-level customer service to eight Departments, which includes Police, Fire, Public Works, Finance, Parks & Recreation, Community Development, Management Services, and Information Technology.

The Human Resources Technician will perform a variety of technical and administrative support duties related to the City's human resources programs.  These areas include benefits, employee leave administration, HRIS and personnel records administration, employee processing, training and development, recruiting and selection, department budget, executive and department staff support, employee recognition, and other duties as assigned. 

The ideal candidate will be able to independently perform responsible work, must be able to handle multiple projects, interpersonal and organizational skills, willing to work cooperatively with staff and have strong work ethic.

Education: High School graduate or G.E.D.   Completion of an Associates degree and training and certification in human resources is highly desirable. 

Training and Experience: Two (2) years of responsible human resources technical experience in employment, benefits, human resources information systems software, or related areas.

Licenses and Certificates:

  • Ability to attain a valid California Class "C" driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Designation of Certified Employee Benefits Specialist or similar certification is desirable, depending upon position assignment.

HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit a completed City Application and Supplemental Questionnaire to the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 by 5:00 PM, Tuesday, February 21, 2017 for first review of applications.  This position will remain open until filled.  Facsimiles, electronic mail, photocopies, and final filing date postmarks will not be accepted.

To receive a job announcement you may call the Human Resources Department at (310) 802-5258 or click on the links below.

City Employment Application (PDF)

Job Announcement (PDF)

Supplemental Questionnaire (PDF)

All applicants will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement.  Candidates will be reviewed and only those who most closely match the needs of the City of Manhattan Beach will be invited to participate in the selection process.

The selection process will consist of the following components and weights:
Oral Interview 100% AND Supplemental Questionnaire (for evaluation purposes only)

If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Technician at (310) 802-5259.

The City of Manhattan Beach does not discriminate. NOTE: A drug test may be administered as part of the pre-employment medical exam.

Provisions of this announcement do not constitute a contract, express, or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.



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