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Please visit to apply for open positions.Applications, resumes and responses to supplemental questionnaires are all submitted online through CalOpps secure website. The online application process allows you to save your application for future use and enables the City to communicate information regarding your application status to you quickly. The City of Pacific Grove does not accept applications or resumes for positions which are not currently open.

Equal Opportunity Employer:  The City of Pacific Grove does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, or disability in its employment actions, decisions, policies or practices.

Reasonable Accommodation:  The Human Resources Division will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate qualified individuals with mental and physical disabilities, and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment Housing Act (FEHA) and Federal Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990. To request reasonable accommodation, an applicant must notify the HR representative as soon as possible and before the last day to file, in order to make the necessary arrangements during each step of the examination process.

Human Resources

The Human Resources office provides centralized personnel administration and employee relations services to all City departments and administers employee benefits. Human Resources is a division of the Office of the City Manager. The City Manager serves as the Personnel Officer.

Key services provided by the Human Resources Division include:

  • Administers the City’s personnel rules and regulations and assures the City has fair and equitable policies and procedures that are uniformly interpreted and implemented.
  • Recruitment, application review, testing, and placement of employees.
  • Classification and compensation administration.
  • Represents the City Council and City Manager on employee relations matters with representatives of recognized employee organizations.
  • Employee benefits administration.
  • Coordinates employee training and development programs.

Risk Management and Workers Compensation programs are managed by the Finance Department who can be reached at (831) 648.3100

The City of Pacific Grove Annual Compensation Report, as required by AB2040, is available on the State Controller's Government Compensation in California website at