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Work with great people on fascinating projects in a unique coastal community!
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The City of Santa Cruz is the third largest employer in Santa Cruz. City paid benefits include medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, long-term disability and an Employee Assistance Program. The City supports employee health and wellness! City employees can participate in a variety of free healthy and fun lunchtime activities, including yoga, meditation and walking.

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Apply by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the "Apply" link.  If this is the first time you are using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. 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 multiple jobs.

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience that you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. No additional documents can be added after your application has been submitted. 

If you do not see the job you're interested in applying for, fill out a Job Interest Form and receive an email when a job in your interest area opens.


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