City of Long Beach, California

About City of Long Beach, California

Great weather, award winning parks, exciting and entertaining downtown, diverse communities, and affordable housing are some of the reasons the City of Long Beach is a great place to work. See for yourself by visiting our guide to visitors and residents pages.
The City of Long Beach employs over 5,300 employees and has over 500 job positions. Positions range from entry level to professional, high skilled. Positions are classified or unclassified. Given the number of positions, employees have a variety of career paths to choose from. In addition, the City provides career guidance, mentoring and career ladders for planning a career with the City.

Excellent and meaningful opportunities to explore different career options await you, whether you are looking for a stepping stone to launch your professional life, growing a long-term career, or changing career paths. A unique and rewarding opportunity to work in local government exists where you can gain the knowledge and skills to be effective local government practitioners and make a difference in a community. An opportunity to be a highly valued integral player on the City team makes the City of Long Beach the employer of choice.


Recreation specialist

September 2015 Long Beach, CA
“I love working with kids. Working parks and recreation especially during summer is so fun. We go on field trips and get to do any activities we would like to with our group of kids. ”

Green Business Intern

June 2019 - September 2019 Long Beach, CA
“I gain professionaled experience working at a local government level. ”
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