City of Pasadena, California

City Vision

Pasadena will combine world class events, science and technology, arts and culture, history and architecture with great neighborhoods and opportunities for all.

City Mission

The City of Pasadena is dedicated to delivering exemplary municipal services responsive to our entire community and consistent with our history, culture and unique character.

City Values

Responsiveness
Honesty and integrity
Accountability
Excellence
Open, clear and frequent communication
Innovation
Diversity and inclusiveness

Although Pasadena is best known as the host of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl football game, the City also boasts numerous cultural amenities, fine restaurants and top retailers. All this helps Pasadena live up to the true meaning of its name—the Crown of the Valley.

Pasadena is a charter city with a city council/city manager form of government.

17 job(s) at City of Pasadena, California

City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
Candidates must be 18 to 22 years of age at the time of appointment. Must be currently enrolled in a recognized college as a full time student. The Community Youth Advisor receives basic orientation in the purpose, functions, and responsibilities of the Pasadena Police Department and the Community Services operation; receives on-the-job training and exposure to career opportunity with the City; serves as a positive role model, communicates positive ideals and values to the young people of Pasadena. Come Join Our Team! For more information regarding the Community Services Section, please click on link http://www.cityofpasadena.net/police/community_services/
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
The Planning and Community Development Department is excited to announce an immediate opening for an Assistant Planner. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing routine planning work in either the Zoning, Design and Historic Preservation or Community Planning sections. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate is a customer focused team player who possesses excellent written, organization and interpersonal skills.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
The City of Pasadena- Water and Power department is seeking a skilled Power Distribution Supervisor, to be responsible for the field and shop electrical testing and maintenance of protective relays and control circuits, electric revenue metering, indicating and recording instruments and related power system equipment. MUST APPLY ONLINE The ideal Power Distribution Supervisor candidate (Electrical Testing) will be responsible for supervising technical personnel in the day-to-day operations of electrical testing, maintenance and repair of relays, meters and equipment. The work is technologically complex and tests are performed on diverse groups of equipment. To learn more about Pasadena Water and Power please click here: Water and Power department
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Apr 20, 2017
Seasonal
The Pasadena Public Health Department is seeking a part-time Registered Nurse to work weekdays and for a total of 30 hours per week, commencing mid-June 2017. This is a part-time, temporary position, and may not exceed 999 hours in a fiscal year. City Temporary Workers are "at will" and not eligible for city-sponsored benefits. The Public Health Department has an immediate opening for a Registered Nurse - City Temporary Worker. The ideal candidate will possess a valid registered nurse license issued by the State of California and support activities in the Department's Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP). You will have the opportunity to work on various projects and specialties. Come join our team! About the Department For 125 years, the Pasadena Public Health Department has been responsible for helping protect, maintain and improve the health of the Pasadena community. The City of Pasadena is one of only three cities in the State of California that maintains its own independent local health jurisdiction with responsibility for a wide variety of services that support the three core functions of assessment, policy development and assurance.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Apr 14, 2017
Full Time
The City of Pasadena, as the administrative agency of the Foothill Employment and Training Consortium (formed by a Joint Powers Agreement with six San Gabriel Valley cities), is seeking a dynamic, innovative and experienced leader with comprehensive knowledge and experience in workforce development programs who will embrace the vision and mission of the Foothill Workforce Development Board. This position supervises 22 professional and paraprofessional staff members. This is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for a creative and mission-driven professional. To be successful in this role, it is essential the candidate possess expert knowledge and experience of the rules and regulations governing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA), as well as strong budgeting, administrative, and operational skills in a multi-jurisdictional environment. The Foothill Workforce Development Board (FWDB) serves employers and job seekers in a six-city region within the San Gabriel Valley (Arcadia, Duarte, Monrovia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, and South Pasadena) by making investments in workplace skills development and job-specific training to help workers gain skills or obtain education and credentials that employers value. In turn, it builds relationships with businesses to understand their hiring needs to match qualified workers. These close relationships with job seekers and employers is strengthened by ongoing interactions with schools and colleges to communicate the skills that are needed in the labor market to satisfy the ultimate goal of encouraging positive growth of the region's economy. The 24 - member Board is comprised of business owners, corporate executives, local educational organizations, labor unions, economic development agencies, government entities and community based organizations. FWDB oversees the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program and other workforce development programs. The FWDB is one of seven workforce development boards in the Los Angeles area. The FWDB serves the Foothill Employment and Training Consortium whose Policy Board is comprised of elected representatives from the six member cities. To learn more about FWDB's mission and guiding principles, please click here . We also invite you to view our video . Come join our team! The San Gabriel Valley is a great place to live and work. The Consortium cities are home to outstanding institutions, amenities and traditions, including the renowned Tournament of Roses, Rose Bowl, Caltech, outstanding community colleges, JPL, the LA County Arboretum, Santa Anita Race Track, the City of Hope, spectacular entertainment and arts initiatives, as well as notable and historic businesses and residential communities along the famed Route 66. Abutting the Arroyo Seco and the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument of the Angeles National Forest, the six member cities are connected by the Metro Gold Line and are easily accessible to one another. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Structured interviews - Week of June 5, 2017
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Mar 31, 2017
Full Time
The City of Pasadena, Public Works Department is seeking a Street Light and Signal Repairer to install, maintain, repair street lighting and traffic signals, mechanical, electrical, and control equipment. The current vacancies are in our Street Maintenance and Integrated Waste Management Division in the Public Works Department. IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate for the Street Light and Signal Repairer must be able to work independently, possess extensive electrical and signal cabinet experience (type 332), have construction background particularly in placement of foundations, reliable, demonstrate good problem solving skills, excellent verbal communication, and boundless energy, as well as a strong work ethic.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Mar 31, 2017
Full Time
The City of Pasadena is currently seeking a Senior GIS Analyst to assist in the design, development, analysis, implementation, and maintenance of the city's Geographic Information System. Under general supervision, the Senior GIS Analyst performs professional duties in support of City and departmental GIS databases and geographic information systems capabilities. IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate for this position will have knowledge and/or experience in the following: ArcGIS 10.2 or higher including ArcGIS Server and desktop extensions. Network data model related to utilities (gas, water, electric, etc.); Utility Engineering principles & processes, Water Distribution systems, Electric Distribution systems; and ArcFM software. Adept with scripting and programming language Web technology and configuration of IIS for GIS deployment.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2017
Full Time
This recruitment is for LATERAL candidates only. This is not an entry level position. Please review the lateral Police Dispatcher qualifications before completing an application. The Pasadena Police Department is accepting applications for experienced Police Dispatchers to join our team of professionals. The successful candidate must be currently employed as a Public Safety Dispatcher with a California law enforcement agency and be in possession of a Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Certificate issued by California POST. Police Dispatchers currently work a (3) 12 hour shift that include nights, weekends and holidays. This is an excellent and rewarding career opportunity to join a World Class law enforcement agency. C ome join our team! About the Communications Team Our communications team is committed to providing timely and professional service to every call for help for the safety and security of the public. We are motivated, dedicated, and trained professionals whom provide the vital link between citizens and public safety personnel. We embrace and infuse the values of pride, professionalism and integrity into all aspects of our operations. We work in a newly remodeled Communications Center with mountain views and new state of the art ergonomic work stations. We work behind the scenes on the Tournament of Roses Parade and on many Rose Bowl events. We offer progressive work schedules for around the clock coverage. Visit us at http://www.cityofpasadena.net/police/communications_section/ to learn more about us and to view an informational video on the communications team. Note: The salary range listed is pending City Council approval on 1/11/2016. Must type 40 net words per minute, evidenced by a typing certificate. Please note that you must attach a valid typing certificate as a document your application. Applications without a valid typing certificate attached will be deemed incomplete. Click here to review detailed information regarding the typing certificate requirements.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2017
Part Time
The Department of Library and Information Services is looking for a Part-time Library Building and Security Aid who will be performing duties from monitoring the library and grounds to ensure security, safety, maintenance, and enforce orderly conduct of people. The current vacancy is in our Support Services Division in the Department of Libraries and Information Services. IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate for the Part-time Library Building and Security Aide must be flexible, reliable, demonstrate good problem solving skills, excellent verbal communication, and boundless energy, as well as a strong work ethic. We will be accepting and reviewing applications until the position is filled. Please note the posting may be closed at anytime.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Mar 23, 2017
Full Time
The Pasadena Fire department is pleased to announce its vacancy for Fire Fighter II-lateral. The Lateral Fire Fighter II is a journey level professional (non-trainee) position. The Fire department's primary goal is "assuring community safety and security", to learn more information about our Fire department please click here: Pasadena Fire department This exciting opportunity is being offered to current Fire Fighter II's only. Please note: Firefighter II employees may be eligible for a variety of benefits including Section 125 medical/dependent care accounts, Bilingual Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, Educational Incentive Pay and USAR Bonus and Paramedic Bonus. Online applications are now being accepted! MUST APPLY ONLINE We will be accepting and reviewing applications until the position(s) are filled. Please note the posting may be closed at anytime.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Mar 17, 2017
Full Time
The City of Pasadena is looking for a highly motivated and customer service focused candidate to support the City's enterprise wired, wireless, fiber and virtual network infrastructure, including commercial fiber accounts. This career opportunity includes: Leading and participating in the development of enterprise-level network infrastructure and security strategy Designing, installing, configuring and administering network infrastructure and security systems Serving as network infrastructure lead and coordinator supporting City and Commercial customers. MUST APPLY ONLINE Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled as such this recruitment may close at anytime.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Mar 13, 2017
Full Time
The City of Pasadena is seeking an Accounts Payable Supervisor to manage the day to day operations of the City's Accounts Payable function in the Finance Department. The ideal candidate will be a technical expert in the field of accounts payable. This person will have strong and polished supervisory, analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as a strong work ethic. Important Note: Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. As such the posting may be closed at anytime. MUST APPLY ONLINE
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Mar 03, 2017
Full Time
The City of Pasadena - Public Health Department has an immediate opening for an experienced Environmental Health professional to perform health inspections and investigations involving enforcement and interpretation of environmental health laws and regulations. The ideal candidate must possess a valid certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the State of California and will have a background as a generalist in Environmental Health. This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic and intimate group setting with other Environmental Health professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on various projects and specialties. Come join our team! About the Department For over 120 years, the Pasadena Public Health Department has been responsible for helping protect, maintain and improve the health of the Pasadena community. The City of Pasadena is one of only three cities in the State of California that maintains its own independent local health jurisdiction with responsibility for a wide variety of services that support the three core functions of assessment, policy development and assurance.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Feb 25, 2017
Full Time
LATERAL INCENTIVE PAY!! Come join our team! Lateral Police Officers who are hired by the City receive a lump sum payment of $2,500 upon successful completion of one month of work as a Pasadena Police Officer. Subsequent incentive pays include a lump sum payment of $2,500 upon the successful completion of six months of work as a Pasadena Police Officer and $2,500 upon the successful completion of the probationary period. The City of Pasadena is looking for dedicated and ambitious men and women who are committed to protect and serve our vibrant, beautiful and diverse community! Pasadena is a great place to be a Police Officer – big enough to offer a range of different assignments and opportunities, but small enough for you to really feel part of a strong, cohesive team. Get intimately involved with Rose Bowl events such as major sporting events, Old Town, movie and TV filming, and many more diverse and active events that continually take place in Pasadena. You'll be part of it all – join us and build a rewarding and exciting career. The ideal candidate for the Police Officer - Lateral is currently a non-probationary California peace officer with a basic California POST certification . You will have graduated from high school or obtained your GED (or equivalent), possess the physical and ethical capacity and values needed to perform the duties of a Police Officer, and a strong interest in serving the community of Pasadena.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Feb 25, 2017
Full Time
Start your career in law enforcement with the City of Pasadena! We are looking for dedicated and ambitious men and women who are committed to protect and serve our vibrant, beautiful and diverse community! Pasadena is a great place to be a Police Officer – big enough to offer a range of different assignments and opportunities, but small enough for you to really feel part of a strong, cohesive team. Get involved with Rose Bowl events such as major sporting events, Old Town, movie and TV filming, and many more diverse and active events that continually take place in Pasadena. You'll be part of it all – come build a rewarding and exciting career.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
Jan 20, 2017
Full Time
The City of Pasadena is seeking to fill the position of Building Inspection Supervisor. The Building Inspection Supervisor supervises Building and Housing Inspectors responsible for day to day inspection operations; administers the building and housing inspection programs and provides technical code requirements relating to inspections. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate is a technical expert who possesses he ability to effectively solve problems and lead a team with a positive, customer focused mind-set.
City of Pasadena, CA Pasadena, CA, USA
May 05, 2016
Full Time
The City of Pasadena is seeking highly qualified Electrical Distribution Mechanics to join our Power Department team in performing skilled electrical work in the construction, maintenance and repair of an overhead and underground electrical transmission and distribution system. For more information on the Pasadena Water & Power Department click here: Water & Power