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Open Positions

City of Jackson Employment Application

Accounting III & IV (Full Time)

AA IV Range as seen on paycheck $27.73 - $34.46/ hour; AA III Range $21.76 - $27.05/hour; Generous benefit package, including 95% and 100% paid medical premiums for family.

Two immediate openings to provide customer support for water/sewer, AP/AR, grant reports, perform clerical and complex accounting work. Detailed job descriptions, education requirements and City application (required) are available @ or at City Hall 33 Broadway, Jackson, CA 95642.  Open until filled/first review June 16, 2022.

Finance Manager  (Full Time)

Full time, compensation package negotiable generally within the range of $4,820 /mo - $5,993 /mo plus generous benefits. Highly responsible position supervises finance functions and performs professional accounting work, including payroll, examines, analyzes financial statements and records.   EOE.  Open until filled; first review on May 19, 2022.   

Salary Range $2,604-3,238 per month with generous benefits for employee and dependents. Total compensation package up to $81,092 (includes salary & benefits). Position is eligible for overtime and on-call pay. Click on title above for the MW1 Job description.

Filing Deadline: Position open until filled.  Interested persons are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Applications must be received at City Hall, Attention: City Clerk.  Application can be found at the top of this page or at City Hall.

WWTP Chief Plant Operator
(Grade III or above)

($31.89/hour – $85/hour depending on experience and qualifications; City provides exceptionally generous benefits for eligible employees.)

The City of Jackson is accepting applications for Chief Plant Operator. Position reports to City Manager. Resume and proof of State Grade III or above WWTP Operator certificates are required to apply. Apply at Jackson City Hall or mail application materials to: Jackson City Hall, 33 Broadway, Jackson, CA 95642. Position is open until filled. E.O.E.

Jackson Police Department
JPD Employment Application

1.   Police Officer (Lateral or Academy Graduate) Salary Range $4,161 to $5,310 per month with generous benefits for employee and dependents (see a job description linked above for more details).  Including Retirement: P.E.R.S. Safety Program 3% at 50 for those that qualify, and 2.7% at 57 for all others.

Submit application (link above) and copy of Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate to the Jackson Police Department.  Application closing date is 5:00 p.m. August 5, 2022.

2.   Reserve Police Officer Applications are taken on an on-going basis. 

Apply at:
City of Jackson Police Department
33D Broadway
Jackson, CA 95642
Attn: Chief Chris Mynderup

Jackson Fire Department
Volunteer Fire Fighter Applications are taken on an on-going basis.
Entry Level to Experienced

No Experience Required
Must be at least 18 Years Old
Good Physical Condition
Positive Attitude
Willingness to respond at any hour
Must live within Jackson Fire Department's response area
Ability to successfully pass a livescan background check, drug screening, and physical
Required Training on Wednesday Nights at 7:00PM 

Apply at:  City of Jackson, 33 Broadway, Jackson, CA 95642
Attn:  Interim Chief Dale Fishback


More details to come

The City of Jackson is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOC/ADA