Human Resources

Human Resources’ primary role is to support the City of Huntington Beach organization by providing services related to human resources management to approximately 1,000 full-time employees of the City. Human Resources is a division of the Administrative Services Department, providing a wide array of services to City departments to achieve the selection and development of a workforce to provide the highest quality services to the community.

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If this is the first time you are applying online, you will need to create an account that includes selecting a unique username and password. Please click on the Full & Part-time Jobs Opportunities link above.

If you are interested in a position that is not currently being advertised and wish to be informed when the position opens up, follow the link above for the Job Notification Request.

Application Process

Please note that the City accepts job applications for currently open recruitments only. Be sure to submit your application by the filing deadline. Application materials are reviewed for relevant education, training, and experience. Those applicants who best meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a selection process, which may include a written exam, performance exam, oral board interview, and/or other selection process. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will not necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process.

Prior to submitting a completed job application, be sure to read the respective recruitment notice for further instructions. Some recruitments may require additional information, such as supplemental questions.

Americans with Disabilities Act

A hard copy application may be obtained at City Hall, Human Resources Department, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA  92648.  An applicant requiring reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process due to a qualified disability must inform the Human Resources Department at (714) 536-5492 in advance.

Agency Shop Agreement

An Agency Shop Agreement exists between the City of Huntington Beach and the Huntington Beach Municipal Employees' Association (HBMEA). As a result, employees in classifications represented by the HBMEA are required, no later than 30 days after commencing employment, to either become a dues paying HBMEA member or to opt out. All dues are collected via payroll deduction and distributed directly to HBMEA for processing.

Department of Transportation (DOT)

Positions requiring a Class A or Class B driver's license perform safety sensitive duties and are, therefore, subject to the City's random alcohol and controlled substance testing program in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. The DOT requires alcohol and controlled substance testing information related to a random DOT drug-testing program from a previous employer for the two years preceding City of Huntington Beach employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Huntington Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, or protected rights exercised. Equal employment opportunity will apply to all personnel actions, including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, transfers, promotions, evaluation, compensation, discipline, layoffs, terminations, and rehires.

Employee Rights and Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Provisions of Job Announcements

The provisions of any job announcement do not constitute a contract expressed or implied, and any provisions contained therein may be modified or revoked without notice.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Department is located at 2000 Main Street. The office is open from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except for City Holidays.

Main Number: (714) 536-5492

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Human Resources

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City of Huntington Beach
Human Resources
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5492
Fax: (714) 374-5370
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