Employment Opportunities

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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.

For volunteer opportunities, please visit the Volunteer Opportunities page.

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JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Community Services Officer (Part-Time), Job No. 18-051Part TimeOpen Until Filled$25.44/hourly
Engineering Technician I/II/Sr., Job No. 18-040Full Time05/07/2019 4:00 PM$5,055 - $ 7,781 per month
Information Systems Specialist, Job No. 18-027Full TimeOpen Until Filled$6,178 - $7,886 per month
Police Academy Trainee, Job No. 18-050Full TimeOpen Until Filled$6,136 per month
Police Officer Lateral or Academy Graduate, Job No. 16-018Full TimeOpen Until Filled$7,376 - $8,966 per month
Police Records Technician/Matron (Part-Time), Job No. 18-046Part TimeOpen Until Filled$25.50/hourly
Pool Lifeguard/Instructor (PT), Job No. 18-012Part TimeOpen Until Filled$14.36 - $15.08 - $15.83
Recreation Leader I (Part-Time), Job No. 16-058Part TimeOpen Until Filled$12.00
Recreation Leader II (PT), Job No. 17-013Part TimeOpen Until Filled$12.93/hourly
Reserve Police Officer (Level II) Job No. 14-014VolunteerOpen Until FilledNot Specified
Senior Civil Engineer (At-Will), Job No. 18-037Full TimeOpen Until Filled$8,461 - $11,021 per month
Senior Recreation Leader I (PT), Job No. 16-059Part TimeOpen Until Filled$16.79/hourly
Water Plant Operator, Job No. 17-054Full TimeOpen Until Filled$5,044 - $ 6,438 per month