We are pleased that you are interested in working for the City of Foster City. Currently the city employs approximately 190 full-time employees. Full-time, part-time and seasonal positions are available. Foster City only accepts applications for current open positions.
The City of Foster City has an excellent benefits program which includes twelve paid holidays per year; alternative work schedules (9/80); sick leave; PERS retirement; Flexible benefits program including medical, dental, vision, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts; and generous vacation accruals.
The Human Resources Department will contact applicants selected for interviews after the specified closing date. Upon receiving an application for an open position, an acknowledgement letter will be sent to you. Depending on the position, you may meet with one or more individuals in the hiring department, including the supervisor for the position. Some positions require you to meet with an interview panel (oral board).
The hiring process for Police Officers, Firefighters and EMT's is unique. Please contact the Police Department at (650) 286-3300 or the Fire Department at (650) 286-3350 for more information on their hiring processes or use the links under additional information.
Once the interviews are complete, the hiring manager will extend an offer to the most qualified candidate. If you are selected for employment, you will be required to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Some positions may also require a physical examination, for which the City will arrange and pay.
The Human Resources Department will answer any additional questions you may have or will provide any special instructions that may be appropriate to a particular position. For a listing of positions available, call our Job Hotline.
Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Foster City.
The City of Foster City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, religion, national origin, race, color or disability.