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Employment Opportunities

How To Apply For Regular Job Listings
The City of Bakersfield uses NeoGov an online database application for posting current job openings. If this is the first time you are applying using our on-line 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 more than one job opening. Please note that some positions require additional documents and those positions will require you print out and submit the required documents to the Human Resources Division at 1600 Truxtun Ave (First Floor), City Hall North, Bakersfield, CA or upload documents online to your City application.

How To Apply For Promotional Job Listings
Promotional Job listings are posted on the Human Resource homepage. ONLY REGULAR CITY EMPLOYEES MAY APPLY FOR ANY OF THE PROMOTIONAL JOB OPENINGS.

How To Apply For Temporary Job Listings
The Temporary Job listings is where we post seasonal and temporary work. You may apply for these positions online or pick up an application at the Human Resources Division at 1600 Truxtun Ave (First Floor), City Hall North, Bakersfield, CA.

Typing Certificate
Does the position your applying for require a Typing Certificate?  Follow the link below for a listing of locations to obtain a typing certificate in person and online.             

Typing Certificate Locations

Applying For A Fire Promotional Position
Because Fire promotional positions require additional documents, certificates, etc., a listing of those types of positions will be posted on the Human Resources homepage.  However, these positions will require a hard copy application accompanied by any required documents. Please refer to the job posting for details on application processing.