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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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Information Systems Specialist, Job No. 18-027

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$6,178 - $7,886 per month
  • Posted Date:02/08/2019

The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for the position of Information Systems (IS) Specialist. Under general supervision, the IS Specialist installs and maintains computer systems, network and related equipment; performs technical and administrative work in administering the City's network infrastructure and information systems, and does related work as required.  

This position requires flexibility as they may be required to work extended hours, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays in order to complete projects and accommodate City needs.

Education: A Bachelors degree from an accredited college is required.

Experience: Three (3) years of technical experience in performing a full range of computer support and networking activities with direct customer contact and service is required. Technical certifications in Microsoft Office Software applications and helpdesk administration is desirable.

License:  A valid California Class C driver's license at the time of employment and acceptable driving record is required.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed City Employment Application AND Supplemental Questionnaire form to the Human Resources Department by 4:00 PM, Friday, March 8, 2019  for first review of applications. This position will remain open until filled. Facsimiles, electronic mail, photocopies, and final fling date postmarks will not be accepted. Applications are accepted by mails, online submission (link below), or in-person at the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

To Apply Online, click HERE.

City Employment Application (PDF)

Job Announcement (PDF)

Supplemental Questionnaire (PDF)

All applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement. Applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education will be invited to participation in the selection process. Meeting the minimum requirements listed in this job announcement does not guarantee advancement in subsequent phases of the selection process.

The selection process will consist of the following components: Oral Interview (100%)


The City of Manhattan Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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