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Employment Opportunities

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Thank you for your interest in  employment  with the City of Manhattan Beach.  The City is currently accepting applications for the positions listed below. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the dates listed in the recruitment announcement for any position are subject to change and may be significantly delayed.  Should the recruitment process for a position you applied for change, you will be notified of the change by email.  For more information, please  contact the Human Resources  Department at


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.

Pursuant to Government Code 12952, the City of Manhattan Beach does not 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 Government Code 12952.


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
Reserve Police Officer (Level II) Job No. 14-014VolunteerOpen Until FilledNot Specified
Police Academy Trainee, Job No. 19-019Full TimeOpen Until Filled$6,232 per month
Water Supervisor, Job No. 19-035Full TimeOpen Until Filled$7,184 - $9,425 per month
Police Officer Lateral or Academy Graduate, Job No. 16-018Full TimeOpen Until Filled$7,465 - $9,074 per month
Senior Civil Engineer - UUAD (At-Will), Job No. 19-003Full TimeOpen Until Filled$8,568 - $11,241 per month