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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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Environmental Program Manager

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$8,295 - $10,805 per month
  • Posted Date:02/27/2017

Join the Manhattan Beach Award Winning Environmental Team!

Public Works Mission Statement:  To create a safe, clean and well-maintained environment for our community through responsive customer service and effective management of the City's infrastructure.

The Manhattan Beach Public Works Department is responsible for design, construction, operation, and maintenance of all City public infrastructure and public rights-of-way.  This Department is essential to the quality of life experienced by the Manhattan Beach community.

One of the City’s largest departments, Public Works is comprised of five specialized divisions.  The Engineering division is responsible for developing and managing the City’s Capital Improvement Plan.  Utilities operates and maintains Manhattan Beach’s sewer, storm drain, and water systems, while the Maintenance division oversees the upkeep of City streets, parks, facilities, fleet, and street sweeping.  Environmental Programs implements City sustainability goals, including energy efficiency and environmental policies, and oversees the City’s refuse contract, which manages waste hauling and recycling programs in conformance with State laws.  Lastly, the Administration division manages day to day department operations such as service requests, performance tracking, payroll, clerical functions, and overall customer service.

The Environmental Program Manager must be a strong leader, detail oriented, strong customer service orientation and have a positive attitude. This individual will possess strong skills and knowledge in promoting civic engagement. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge and skills in environmental programs with background and experience in administering, planning, and organizing a variety of environmental projects involving staff, project teams, consultants, and other parties; make presentations and work with a variety of external representatives. 

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively work with staff, management, vendors, consultants, officials, and the general public.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Environmental Affairs, Public Policy, Governmental Affairs, or a related field is required.  A Master’s degree in Public Administration or a related field is desirable. 

Experience: Four (4) years of responsible analytical and professional experience involving analysis, report preparation, and administrative studies, is required preferably including some work in a leadership capacity.


To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed city employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 PM, Monday, March 20, 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.  Applications are accepted by mail or in-person at: Human Resources Department, City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

All applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement.  The city employment application with supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process.

NOTE: Oral Interview tentatively scheduled for Thursday, April 13, 2017.   

 The selection process will consist of the following components and weights:

 Oral Interview 100% AND Supplemental Questionnaire (for evaluation purposes only)

 NOTE: Verification of your college degree or official transcripts is required at time of employment.  Failure to do so will be cause for disqualification. 

To receive an application packet, you may call the Human Resources Department or visit the website www.citymb.info.  If you need special assistance with the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources Technician at (310) 802-5258. 

City Employment Application (PDF)

Job Announcement (PDF)

Supplemental Questionnaire (PDF)

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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