"It's a great place to work because of the quality of people who work here and because of the residents. You gotta love the variety and personality."
"If you live in Oakland, it's great to be a public servant in your own town."
"There is potential to do great things in this City and most of the employees want to do just that."
Benefits and Perks
The City of Oakland works hard to provide employees with competitive wages and benefits. Learn about the benefits of working for the City by visiting our Perks and Benefits page.
Getting a job with the City of Oakland can involve some extra steps. Learn more about applying for City of Oakland jobs—including the amount of time the process can take—by visiting our Job Application Process information page.
Review of minimum qualifications
Review of supplemental questions
Civil service exams and interviews
Placement on eligibility list
Receipt of job offer