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Employment Opportunities
Employment Applications can be picked up at City Hall or downloaded HERE. To submit your completed application and any supporting documents to the Personnel Department: 
  • Hand deliver or mail to City Hall, 621 11th St., Fortuna, CA 95540
  • Email Siana Emmons at  or 
                  Buffy Gray at



Deputy City Engineer
Full-Time

$69,200 - 84,193

Under the administrative direction of the City Engineer, to plan, organize, schedule, direct, and review the functions and activities of the City's Engineering Division; to perform a wide variety of the most complex engineering assignments; to be responsible for the design and inspection of Public Works projects; to review and approve development plans including subdivisions, building permits, encroachment permits, and specialty projects; and to do related work as required.

Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is required. Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Application packets must be received by 4 pm on June 7, 2019

Click here to view the complete job description





Chief Treatment Plant Operator
Full-Time

$59,153 - $71,968 per year

Under the general direction of the Director of Public Works, to supervise and perform a variety of administrative, operational, control, and maintenance functions in the City's water and wastewater treatment and pumping systems (does not include wastewater collection, water distribution, or water storage systems); to supervise and perform laboratory testing and sample collection; to supervise and perform a variety of work at all levels in the maintenance, repair, and construction of water and wastewater treatment and pumping systems; to provide oversight and implementation of regulatory compliance issues; to supervise the work of others, and to do related work as required.

Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED required.  Possession of Grade III Wastewater Operator certificate (or higher) from SWRCB is desired, Grade II Water Treatment Operator certificate (or higher) from SWRCB is required at time of hire.  Any combination of training and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Application packets must be received by 4 pm on June 7, 2019

Click here to view the complete job description




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