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Current Full-time Openings

Payroll Specialist

Under general supervision, the position coordinates and performs a variety of paraprofessional accounting duties in the preparation, administration, and maintenance of the City's payroll transactions and records, ensuring that the payroll function is carried out in an accurate, timely manner in accordance with legal requirements and sound financial management principles and practices; performs other related duties as required.

Application Deadline: July 14, 2017 at 5PM
Complete Description and Online Application

Police Officer Recruit

This is a non-sworn, training level classification in the Police Department. Recruits do not have police officer powers or authority. Incumbents will assume non-sworn duties within the department and attend the P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Academy in Lompoc, California (scheduled to begin in January of 2018), which is approximately 6 months in length. Upon graduation and award of the Academy Basic Certificate, the incumbent may be appointed to and sworn in as a Police Officer. 

Application Deadline: July 3, 2017 at 5PM
Complete Description and Online Application

Chief Plant Operator - Wastewater Treatment Plant

Under general supervision from the Wastewater Resources Manager and working collaboratively with the Wastewater Collections Supervisor, the successful candidate will direct the daily activities of a publicly-owned wastewater treatment plant, to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal and State regulations for surface water discharge and/or water recycling.

Application Deadline: June 29, 2017 at 5PM
Complete Description and Online Application

Finance Manager

Under administrative direction, the Finance Manager assists and participates in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and monitoring activities of the Administrative Services Department; performs professional, diverse, specialized and complex accounting work; provides direction and supervises subordinate staff; acts as the Executive Manager in absence of the Director; performs other related duties as required.

The ideal candidate possesses in-depth knowledge of financial management principles, local government finance administration, and general accounting procedures including accounts payable, payroll, budget development and administration, and utility billing.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017 at 5PM
Complete Description and Online Application

Fire Chief

The new Fire Chief will join a proud organization with a rich history in providing exceptional fire service and a tradition of excellence in protecting and serving the community. The Fire Chief has responsibility over all activities involving fire prevention, suppression, fire safety, medical care, hazardous materials and emergency preparedness, and administration. The Chief reports to the City Manager, serves as a valued member of the City's executive management team, and must reflect the management values consistent with the progressive, team-oriented and collegial executive leadership group that works collaboratively and effectively in addressing all city priorities.

If you are interested in pursuing this unique and exceptional career opportunity, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information, including email addresses for five work-related references (who will not be contacted until after an interview takes place.)

Bill Avery
Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact Bill Avery at 408-399-4424.

The final filing date for this recruitment is May 12, 2017.
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Police Officer (Lateral)

Under general supervision and in cooperation with the community, perform law enforcement and crime prevention work to provide for the safety of the public. Applicants must have successfully completed probation with a state police agency; must be either currently employed or employed within the previous 18 months as a peace officer by a state police agency; must have at least three years of experience including one year of "street" experience with a municipality, Sheriff's Office or equivalent.

Open until filled.

Complete Description and Online Application

Current Part-time Openings

Recreation - Staff Assistant II

Under general direction, performs various duties including support for recreational activities, customer service, and a variety of clerical functions. This position is part-time, up to 18 hours per week; the individual selected for this position will be required to work flexible hours including occasional evenings, weekends and holidays.

Application Deadline: July 24, 2017 at 5PM
Complete Description and Online Application

Command Support - Staff Assistant III

Under general supervision, directs, supervises and provides difficult, technical, complex, highly responsible, and/or confidential office administrative, secretarial and general clerical assistance for the implementation and monitoring of specific departmental programs within the Police Department. Performs related duties as required. This position is part-time, up to 20 hours per week; variable hours between 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday; possibly weekends or evenings on occasion.

Application Deadline: July 24, 2017 at 5PM
Complete Description and Online Application

Current Temporary Positions

Temporary Payroll Specialist

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In Process

Administrative Services Director

Closed: April 10, 2017


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You can request to be notified when a position not currently open becomes available by filling out this Interest Form. The City will keep your form on file for twelve (12) months and notify you if and when a position not currently open becomes available and open for applications.

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If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can import your resume from LinkedIn, upload it from a saved document on your computer, or manually enter your personal information. This application will be saved and used to apply for future job openings.

Applications are accepted only for job openings that are posted. All job postings contain information regarding job duties and qualifications, salary range, benefits, final filing date, and materials required to apply.

All of the required materials must be received in the Division of Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing deadline. Postmarks are not accepted. Resumes are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City application. The City is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and a drug-free workplace.

In addition to being posted on this website, all job openings are viewable in the City of Paso Robles Human Resources office at City Hall, located at 1000 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. You may also contact the Human Resources Office by phone at (805) 227-7234 or e-mail to request an application be mailed to you.


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