About City of Long Beach
Why work for the City of Long Beach?
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.
Classified positions with the City require that you apply with the Civil Service Department and compete through the merit-based process. Successful qualified candidates are placed on an eligible list and referred to the hiring departments to fill their vacancies. Learn More about the Exam Process
Unclassified positions are jobs with the City that do not require applying through the Civil Service Department. These positions include management positions; jobs working for elected or appointed officials; confidential clerical positions, or part-time, seasonal or temporary jobs. Generally, the selecting department recruits for unclassified jobs. The selecting department will advertise for the position, request candidates to submit a resume, and conduct their own interview process. The selecting department handles the initial contact and the final communication on the selection process outcome.