How do I apply for a job at the City of Ventura?

All applicants are required to submit a City job application and supplemental questionnaire to be considered for the position you are applying for. Applicants are encouraged to submit an on-line job application on the City Career page at Once you identify an open job opportunity that you are interested in click on the "Apply" link near the top of the job posting.

New applicants to the site will be required to create a account. Once you have an account, simply follow the step-by-step process to submit your application. Applications must be filled out completely and clearly demonstrate that the minimum qualifications are met for the position you are applying for. Applications are only accepted during the recruitment filing period indicated in the job posting. A separate application must be submitted for each position.

It is important that your City job application show all the relevant education, training and experience you possess. Résumés, CVs and cover letters may be attached to your application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed job application. Submitting an incomplete application, may disqualify you from further consideration in the recruitment process.

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1. Where do I view job opportunities with the City of Ventura?
2. How do I apply for a job at the City of Ventura?
3. How do I contact someone if I have a question about a specific job opportunity or the application process?
4. What if I forgot my password?
5. What if the job I want to apply for isn’t listed on the Job Opportunities page?