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Job Application Form

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 Applications for temporary jobs or regular jobs (excluding Public Safety/Police Department jobs)

City Employment Application   If you print this form out, please ensure that you also fill out the mandatory supplemental questions found on the  online job posting, or on the job flyer in our office.

• Additional Employment History

Applications for Public Safety/Police Department only

Public Safety Employment Application


Preferred method is submitting via online system.

•  Complete the form online and print for submission. You may use the Additional Employment History page as many times as necessary. Submit as complete a list of your employment history as possible. Make sure to include the supplemental questions.

•   Submit by mail or in person to the City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department, 809 Center St., Room 6, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.
•   The City of Santa Cruz only accepts applications for positions which are being currently recruiting for. You must submit a completed City of Santa Cruz application form for each position in which you are interested. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application form. Online applications are preferred for all non-temporary jobs.
•   Check the job announcement for final filing date or for additional required attachments such as training certificates.

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