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Human Resources

About Human Resources

Located on the first floor of the City Hall North Building, the Human Resources Division invites you to explore the variety of career opportunities the City of Bakersfield has to offer.

The Mission of Human Resources is to contribute to the City of Bakersfield’s success in meeting the needs of the citizens of Bakersfield by providing customer-focused Human Resources expertise that is value added. 
The City of Bakersfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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News & Highlights


December 11, 2020 

The City of Bakersfield is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer – Academy Graduate/Lateral. The Bakersfield Police Department is growing and our community desires Police Officers who represent and will uphold the values of our citizens. Police Officer candidates who are compassionate, professional, accountable, and possess a passion for public service are highly encouraged to apply. BPD strongly believes that having the best employees provides the best service to the community and make us #thesoundofsomethingbetter.

Please click on the "Read More" button below for more information on the Recruitment and Selection Process

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Recruitment for Deputy City Attorney #01385

November 4, 2020 

The Recruitment for Deputy City Attorney #01385 is now open!

The tentative recruitment timeline is as follows:

  • Recruitment closes November 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm
  • Oral Exams December 10, 2020 (tentatively)

To see more information, please click on the "Read More" button below for more information regarding this recruitment.

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Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Human Resources Department
1600 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93301

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday 

Office: (661) 326-3773 
Benefits: (661) 326-3094 
Job Hotline: (661) 326-8837 
TDD: (661) 321-0916