City of Santa Monica

Santa Monica is a beachside city of 8.3 square miles on the westside of Los Angeles County. Offering an environment of unparalleled natural beauty, the city is home to a mix of residential communities, commercial districts, and recreational venues. Recently named by National Geographic as one of the Top "10 Beach Cities in the World" and by TIME as one of the "Best Places to Live", Santa Monica features three miles of Pacific beaches and the Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica’s residential population is approximately 93,000, increasing to an estimated 250,000 during the day with tourists, shoppers, and employees. Tourism attracts over 8 million visitors annually.

The City of Santa Monica was incorporated on November 30, 1886 and subsequently adopted a City Charter in 1945. In 1947, a City Council-City Manager form of government was established. The City Council consists of seven members elected by the community at large to four year terms.

The City of Santa Monica is a full-service city. City departments provide police, fire, a regional transportation network, water, refuse and recycling, streets, parking, planning, building, engineering, free public wifi, a high speed fiber optic network, parks, affordable housing, economic development, library, rent control, recreational, cultural, and educational services to the community.

The City-operated Big Blue Bus regional bus service provides over 16.5 million rides for customers each year, all powered by renewable natural gas. Breeze Bike Share was Southern California's first bike share system with 500 bikes at 85 locations. In 2016, the Metro Expo Line opened connecting Santa Monica to Downtown Los Angeles in under an hour.

The City of Santa Monica is a national leader in environmental, economic and social sustainability. The City is working toward aggressive climate action goals including: water self-sufficiency by 2020, zero waste by 2030, and carbon neutrality by 2050.

The highly-rated Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District serves both Santa Monica and Malibu residents. Santa Monica College (SMC), one of the state's top two-year community colleges, serves over 30,000 full-time and part-time students on several campuses and offers more than 90 fields of study. Santa Monica's strong education institutions are complemented by the 5-star rated Santa Monica Public Library system.

Public safety is a top priority in the City of Santa Monica. Santa Monica Fire Department continues to maintain a Class 1 ISO rating, the highest possible rating.

Santa Monica has a strong and diverse economy. Known as “Silicon Beach,” local businesses are at the leading edge of the nation’s creative economy and startup scene.

Sana Monica is also home to three renowned and respected health facilities, Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente.

Connect with the City of Santa Monica by visiting www.santamonica.gov, follow @santamonicacity on Twitter, or sign up for the City's newsletter and emergency alerts at www.smgov.net/newsletter.

6 job(s) at City of Santa Monica

City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Ensures the safety of the public and other users at various aquatic facilities in the City. Performs emergency care as necessary.  Performs pool maintenance duties.  Assists the Chief Pool Lifeguard in pool operation activities, as required. *This position will teach various aquatic classes including but not limited to swimming, diving, water polo and other aquatic activities. This is a temporary position without benefits.  Major Duties Teaches swimming lessons to children and adults.  Teaches specialty aquatic classes.   Assists with coordinating various aquatic activities.   Enforces swimming pool rules and regulations.  Maintains order in and around the pool.   Recognizes and performs aquatic emergency rescues, administers artificial respiration, CPR, and first aid, when necessary.   Keeps pool, decks, and dressing rooms safe, clean and orderly.   Performs minor facility clean up and maintenance.   Completes various forms and paperwork pertinent to the day-to-day operation of an aquatic facility.   Completes chemical checks of the pool water.   Follows and enforces all applicable safety rules and regulations.   Performs other duties, as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of:   Water safety practices. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to:   Teach proper swimming techniques and water safety to youth and adults. Respond and handle emergency incidents in an appropriate manner. Perform lifesaving techniques. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the public. Swim with proficiency and endurance. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in:   Lifeguarding, first aid and CPR techniques. Reading, writing and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Basic computer operations with applicable software.   Education, Training and Experience:   Currently enrolled in high school or the equivalent.   Licenses and Certificates:   Possession of a valid American Red Cross or state recognized certificate in the following: CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider), Lifeguard Training First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) is required within 6 months of hire. Water Safety Instructor Obtain a valid work permit, if applicable.    Diversity and Inclusion HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must file a clear, concise, completed online City Application along with any required supplemental applications with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline.    NOTE:  You must upload copies of your certificates (CPR, Lifeguard Training and WSI).to your online application All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than close of business on the application closing date.Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified.   SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  Following the application review, the most qualified candidates will be forwarded to the Community and Cultural Services Department for further evaluation which may include demonstration of the ability to physically perform the duties of the position.   BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.   The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. Closing Date/Time: 10/18/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The City of Santa Monica is currently recruiting for the position of Deputy Director - Special Projects. For information about this exciting opportunity please click here  http://thehawkinscompany.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/SM_HRDeputyDir_v10.FINAL_.pdf   Closing Date/Time:
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Oct 04, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Serves as a strategic partner responsible for understanding and meeting business requirements.  Analyzes business processes and workflows, and improves efficiency through automation and streamlined operations.  Serves as a liaison to various City departments, providing consulting on reactive, proactive, and enhancement support services with primary focus on customer satisfaction. The City of Santa Monica is looking for a strong Business Process Technology Analyst to join a team dedicated to providing an exceptional customer experience through the implementation and support of enabling technology solutions.  The Business Process Technology Analyst serves as technology lead in the deployment and support of business systems that service the Santa Monica community of citizens, visitors, and city employees.   Major Duties Provides technical support and acts as a technology liaison and subject matter expert in support of business specific systems.   Collects, analyzes, and documents business requirements for process and customer experience improvements. Defines end-to-end use cases and user stories. Conducts research on emerging information technology products and services to support business needs.   Participates in development of technology roadmaps based on business.   Establishes and manages relationships and agreements with external service providers.   Designs, implements, tests, and supports business software systems and applications.   Configures, maintains and updates  applicable hardware and software systems, as needed.   Monitors activities that support all system setups, configurations, upgrades, and modifications for business software applications per established standards.   Implements process and system change activities in adherence to all Department policies and procedures focusing on enhancing system security, reliability, and availability.   Monitors, measures and provides feedback on process and system performance. Identifies meaningful KPIs to drive performance improvements and validate services are meeting service level agreements.   Documents process workflows, system support materials, knowledge articles, and support self-service capabilities through the Service Portal.   Assists with providing individual or group training on business software applications, policies, and procedures, including development of training and procedural guides for end users.    Communicates and coordinates during major incidents impacting departments.  Adheres to major incident management process and escalation requirements and post-mortem incident reviews and root cause problem identification.   Responds to periodic after-hours calls and emails to address critical systems outages both in-person and via phone.   Performs related duties as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: Business Processes and customer experience facilitation techniques including: Lean IT, Voice of the Customer, and Journey Mapping. ITIL and the entire IT Service Delivery lifecycle. Project and program management principles and best practices. Software delivery life-cycle methodologies including Agile, SCRUM, and Kanban. Software system configuration, maintenance, administration, analysis, and problem resolution best practices. ERP, BPM, CRM, and BI tools. SOAP, WSDL, XML, and other key protocols. Database access tools including SQL.     Ability to: Prepare complex reports using Crystal Reports and Microsoft SQL. Install and maintain software systems. Become proficient in new software applications. Document technical information and user procedures. Provide training and instruction on various computer applications. Negotiate contracts and monitor the work of project consultants. Develop Request for Proposals, Request for Information, and Request for Quotes. Develop and author staff reports. Conduct research and make recommendations on technology. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the general public. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in: Project management and implementation of information systems. Computer hardware and software configuration, maintenance, and problem resolution.   Education, Training and Experience :   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a closely related field .   Four years of recent, paid work experience implementing and maintaining software-based business application systems and automating business processes. Experience coordinating, training or providing general supervision to others is desirable. Experience in the administration of systems serving public agencies or the general public is desirable.    Licenses and Certificates:   ITIL Foundations Certification is desirable.   PMP Certification or equivalent project management training is desirable.   Possession of a valid Class C driver license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. How to Apply:     Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed on-line City Application along with any required supplemental application materials with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. If you do not submit your on-line application by the filing deadline, you will not be considered for this position.  Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process.   You must attach a copy of your college level transcripts or diploma to your online application. Applicants who indicate receipt of college level coursework or degree from a foreign institution must provide United States credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcripts. All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline. Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified.   Selection Process:     All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding your work history and qualifications for the position.  All applicants will be reviewed and only those applicants determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Testing may consist of the following: Testing may consist of any of the following: written test, performance test, evaluation of qualifications, oral interview, or any combination of these. If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list. If fewer than three qualified City employees pass the examination, the appointing authority, in accordance with the City's civil service rules and regulations, can decline to use a promotional list, in which case a promotional list will not be established for this position.   Background Investigation:   Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.   Diversity and Inclusion The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.   The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us!   Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination.   Closing Date/Time: 11/7/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Sep 30, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Leads, schedules, assigns and assists staff engaged in the maintenance and repair of Transit buildings and facilities. Performs skilled, journey-level trades work and makes cost estimates. Major Duties Leads, coordinates, schedules and reviews the work of assigned staff engaged in transit facilities maintenance and repairs. Assigns work to staff and ensures that work orders have been completed. Provides input on employee performance evaluations. Trains and oversees assigned staff. Assists in the remodeling of department facilities and buildings. Coordinates work activities with other City staff. Receives and prioritizes work requests. Estimates job costs, determines materials and supplies needed to complete a job, orders supplies, materials and equipment. Utilizes computerized software applications to assign and process work orders and tracks and monitors completion of work. Constructs, rebuilds and repairs transit equipment and facilities including various wood and metal structures, equipment and furniture; prepares surfaces for painting and varnishing and applies surface coverings, as required. Performs skilled rough and finish carpentry work. Performs various refrigeration, plumbing and heating related duties. Assists in the purchase, installation, repair and maintenance of various plumbing, heating and air conditioning fixtures and performs welding and metal fabrication. Operates forklift and power lifts, as required. Ensures compliance with applicable Federal, State and local codes, regulations and requirements and appropriate safety practices and procedures. Monitors systems and inspects, troubleshoots, repairs and/or replaces faulty parts to mechanical and industrial equipment, building structures, plumbing and electrical work order requests. Coordinates emergency repairs and large, complex projects, as assigned. Estimates cost of labor and materials for work orders; obtains competitive prices for equipment and supplies purchased by the Department. Works with CNG fueling systems; monitors and oversees repairs and maintenance of the fueling systems. Leads others and assists with daily, weekly, monthly and annual preventative maintenance on transit machinery, equipment and facilities. Interprets and follows specifications, blueprints, technical manuals and schematic drawings to perform installations, services and repairs. Rebuilds components of machinery and equipment in an effort to repair or extend usability. Maintains various records related to labor, materials and work orders. Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: Skilled rough and finish carpentry work. Basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry and painting procedures. Effective building maintenance skills, methods and techniques. Tools, equipment and materials used in general building maintenance and repair. Applicable Federal, State and local building codes and regulations. Appropriate health and safety precautions and procedures. Use of hand and power tools and equipment. Basic mathematics. Record keeping techniques. Safe work practices and procedures. Basic supervisory techniques. Effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Schedule, lead, train and coordinate the work of staff. Organize and prioritize work. Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair complex equipment and components. Perform a wide variety of skilled journey-level work in the maintenance and repair of transit facilities and equipment. Perform basic estimation calculations. Interpret and apply relevant Federal, State and local laws and regulations. Follow and enforce City codes, policies and standards. Interpret schematics, blue prints, drawings and technical materials. Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports. Lift, carry and move heavy objects. Work at heights up to 50 feet. Perform physical labor for sustained periods of time. Operate forklifts and powerlifts. Follow oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees, outside contractors, various businesses and agencies, and the general public. Skill in: Using a personal computer and applicable software applications. Using hand and power tools and equipment. Education, Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Three years of recent, paid work experience performing building/facilities maintenance and repairs which has included building trade construction and carpentry work. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid class C driver license. Must obtain a California class B driver license within one year of date of hire. Must obtain forklift operator certification within six months of date of hire.  Diversity and Inclusion HOW TO APPLY :    All applicants must submit an online City application and required supplemental questions to be considered for this position. Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process and should not be submitted.     SELECTION PROCESS :   All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding their qualifications for the position.  All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be  most qualified  on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process.   Testing may consist of the following: Oral Interview: 100%   BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS:  Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. NOTE:  If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list. If fewer than three qualified City employees pass the examination, the appointing authority, in accordance with the City's civil service rules and regulations, can decline to use a promotional list, in which case a promotional list will not be established for this position. Inclusion & Diversity Statement   The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.    The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination.   Closing Date/Time: 10/24/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Sep 25, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Plans, develops, administers and coordinates the staff and operation of City-wide integrated solid waste collection and recycling programs and services, including business and dispatch operations, of the Resource Recovery and Recycling Division. Supervises, assigns and reviews the work of administrative, supervisory and various support staff.   Major Duties Develops, administers and monitors City-wide integrated resource recovery and recycling collection programs and services, including residential and commercial refuse collection; residential compost collection; bulky item collection; and dispatch operations and other solid waste related services.   Selects, trains, supervises, and directs staff engaged in refuse collection, diversion and recycling programs, including business and dispatch operations. Assigns work activities, monitors work flow, and evaluates the work of staff.   Implements and administers programs, processes and procedures for resource recovery and recycling collection activities. Reviews, monitors, and evaluates programs to ensure environmentally sound business operations and compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.   Coordinates and oversees administrative functions of the Division and provides assistance and feedback to the Division Manager on various solid waste, diversion and recycling issues.   Conducts various complex studies, research and analyses relating to waste collections and recycling programs and projects, and recommends specific courses of action. Prepares and presents written and oral reports.   Develops and implements safety programs and improved methods of safe and efficient resource recovery and recycling collection operations.     Researches new technologies and develops programs to optimize waste diversion and increase operating cost efficiencies. Develops and implements benchmarks and methods for monitoring and reporting program performance.    Monitors expenditures and revenues of programs and projects, makes budgetary recommendations, and maintains records and reports.   Reviews, analyzes and proposes applicable changes to municipal ordinances regulating size and location of refuse and recycling pick-up areas.   Ensures the operation of private haulers operating within the City complies with municipal construction and demolition refuse ordinance and waste management plans.   Oversees customer service satisfaction tracking systems and assists in developing operational changes to improve customer satisfaction.   Responds to staff, customer and media inquiries, and explains and interprets policies and procedures accordingly. Investigates and resolves escalated complaints and concerns.   Assumes the duties of the Resource Recovery and Recycling Manager in his/her absence.   Performs other related duties, as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications   Knowledge of:     Principles and practices of integrated solid waste management, including resource recovery and recycling programs. Solid waste technology, including technologies relating to automated waste collection, recycling collection and bulky item collection. Disposal and collection vehicles and equipment. Dispatch operations and communication. Project and program development and implementation. Applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Principles and practices of research, analysis and reporting. Budget administration. Principles, practices and techniques of supervision and training. Management and leadership principles. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to: Select, train, supervise and evaluate staff. Develop and implement innovative programs and projects. Perform complex analytical, statistical and financial analyses and research. Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive written and oral reports and recommendations.  Analyze problems and develop sound solutions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Organize, manage and prioritize multiple programs and assignments. Interpret, apply and communicate laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Make oral presentations. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with various individuals, including City employees, contractors, outside agencies and the general public. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in: Program management. Operational analysis. Using a personal computer and applicable software applications. Effective written and verbal communication.   Education, Training and Experience :   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Environmental Science or a closely related field.    Five years of recent, paid and progressively responsible work experience in solid waste collection and recycling operations which has included administrative, budgetary and customer service responsibilities. At least two years of the recent, paid work experience must have included supervisory responsibilities.  Licenses and Certificates:   Possession of a valid class C driver license.  How to Apply:     Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed on-line City Application along with any required supplemental application materials with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. If you do not submit your on-line application by the filing deadline, you will not be considered for this position.  Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process.   You must attach a copy of your college level transcripts or diploma to your online application. Applicants who indicate receipt of college level coursework or degree from a foreign institution must provide United States credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcripts. All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline. Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified.   Selection Process:     All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding your work history and qualifications for the position.  All applicants will be reviewed and only those applicants determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Testing may consist of the following: Testing may consist of any of the following: written test, performance test, evaluation of qualifications, oral interview, or any combination of these. Oral interviews are tentatively scheduled for mid-November. If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list. If fewer than three qualified City employees pass the examination, the appointing authority, in accordance with the City's civil service rules and regulations, can decline to use a promotional list, in which case a promotional list will not be established for this position.   Background Investigation:   Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.   Diversity and Inclusion The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.   The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us!   Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination.   Closing Date/Time: 11/1/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Join the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office is currently seeking exceptional candidates for unpaid externship positions. Law Student Externship Opportunities The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office has unpaid externship opportunities available over the summer and during the school year for qualified law students.  Opportunities are available across the Civil Liability, Consumer Protection, Criminal, and Municipal Divisions.  Externs must abide by the highest ethical and professional standards.  Candidates will be considered based on qualifications including excellent in oral communication and writing skills, proficiency in legal research and interest in public service.  Start and end dates are flexible.  Externs should be available a minimum of 10 hours per week. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and the names of two references by email to CAO.Opportunities@smgov.net with the subject line: "Application - Externship".  A background check may be required prior to beginning the externship.   Applications for externships during the Fall of 2019 must be submitted by second week of June; Applications for externships during the Spring of 2019 must be submitted by second week of October; Applications for externships during the Summer of 2020 must be submitted by second week of February.   Equal Opportunity Employer The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive.  Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law.  We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Closing Date/Time: Continuous