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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


ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

August 3, 2020 

The City of Bakersfield’s economy is ready to grow and we’re looking for an innovative, dynamic thinker to help lead us into the future!

We are looking for someone to lead the City’s new Economic & Community Development Division in its goal of making economic development a top priority. We’re dedicating many resources to a wide variety of exciting projects that will help make that goal a reality here in Bakersfield!

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Communications Specialist Recruitment #01359

July 29, 2020 

CANDIDATES FOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST #01359

The Communications Specialist Recruitment #01359 is now open.

The tentative recruitment timeline is as follows:

  • Recruitment closes August 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
  • PHS / PIBQ submission due August 19, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. for those candidates invited to Oral Exams
  • Oral Exams Week of August 24, 2020

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

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Clerk Typist I - Police is Now Open

July 29, 2020 

CANDIDATES FOR CLERK TYPIST I – POLICE DEPARTMENT #01362

THE CLERK TYPIST I- POLICE #01359 IS NOW OPEN.

THE TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT TIMELINE IS AS FOLLOWS:

  • RECRUITMENT CLOSES AUGUST 11, 2020 AT 1 p.m.
  • PHS / PIBQ SUBMISSION DUE AUGUST 20, 2020 BY 1 p.m.
    (ONLY FOR THOSE CANDIDATES INVITED TO THE ORAL APPRAISAL INTERVIEW)
  • ORAL EXAMS: AUGUST 25-28

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 


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

E-mail: AdmHrs@bakersfieldcity.us