A Career About Community

Make an impact, right at home — come work for the City and County of San Francisco

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Entry-Level Jobs

Entry-Level Jobs

Have you recently graduated or completed a certification? Start here to begin a career that has purpose.

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Career Pathway Programs

Career Pathway Programs

Gain new experiences and skills in public service. We offer apprenticeships, internships and fellowship programs.

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Job Seekers with Disabilities

You may be eligible for the Access to City Employment (ACE) program, which provides an alternative route toward a meaningful career.

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Benefits and Perks

Health Care
Work-Life Balance
Retirement Plans
Family-Friendly Workplace

To learn more about the city benefits, visit the Benefits Overview page.

Others have made a big impact, and you can too.


Application Process

Find a role and apply

Find a Role and Apply

Start by finding the job for you and submitting your application. Learn how to apply for a position.

Initial Review

Initial Review

We'll review your application to make sure you have the appropriate set of skills for the role (2-4 weeks).

Exam and Interview

Exam and Interview

You're almost there! If specified in the job announcement, you may have to take an exam; otherwise, the hiring manager will decide who moves onto the interview. (4-12 weeks).

Background Check

Background Check

All jobs require some type of standard screening. Check out the job announcement for more details (1-8 weeks).

We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce.

To learn more, see our Equal Employment Opportunity website.

Some of our Recent Hires

Jessica Winborn

Forensic Toxicologist
Hired August 25, 2021

Candida Castro Barberena

Senior Clerk Typist
Hired August 26, 2021

Timothy White

Senior Stationary Engineer
Hired September 4, 2021

Astor Leung

Accountant IV
Hired September 4, 2021

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