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Life at the City is diverse; you can choose a career path that matches your professional development goals. Through various departments, the City provides a wide range of opportunities such as being a financial services technician, permit technician, human resources professional, administrative analyst, police officer, planner, services officer, maintenance worker and so much more!

Working at the City of Palos Verdes Estates means you'll be surrounded by colleagues who promote and sustain a superior quality of life in PVE. In partnership with our community, our team delivers services in a personal, responsive and innovative manner. We are a group of talented service-oriented individuals who value quality, courtesy, efficiency, integrity and innovation.

We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our City with experience and talent. If this sounds like you...apply and join the TEAM!





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In an effort to enhance the overall efficiency of the recruitment process as well as reducing paper consumption, the City no longer accepts paper applications. In addition, the City does not accept resumes, cover letters or any other application materials via fax, e-mail or mail.

If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a username and password. You must have a valid personal email address that you can check for login information and receive notifications about jobs you are applying for. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the "Build Job Application" link. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening. 

Completion of an application is part of the examination process for all jobs. A separate and complete application must be filled out for each position for which you are applying. All requested information must be furnished on the application itself. Resumes and/or attachments may be included, but CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED for a completed application form. 

You must meet all minimum qualifications, including possession of certificates or licenses required for eligibility at the time of application. Any exceptions are stated in the job announcement. Copies of all certificates, licenses and/or degrees must be submitted at time of application filing deadline. The Human Resource office will not be responsible for incomplete applications that are submitted.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online please contact Human Resources at (310) 378-0383 Ext 2222.

Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure may require any combination of the following: evaluation of experience, education, licenses and certificate, supplemental response screening/scoring, a written examination, a performance evaluation, or an oral interview. All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. If you have a disability which may require an accommodation in any of these selection procedures, please notify the Human Resources at (310) 378-0383 Ext 2222.