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Open Positions

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

        Welcome to the City of Jackson Job Opportunities.  The City of Jackson is the seat of Amador County, California.  Our beautiful city is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  We enjoy abundant sunshine, mild weather in four distinctive seasons, fresh mountain air, blue sky, endless community events, and small town friendliness.  Our community is safe, affordable, and a great place to raise a family.   The City provides full municipal services to residents, businesses, and visitors.  Our services include police, fire, water, sewer, swimming, cemetery, and more.  The City has a dedicated and diverse team.  We encourage you to consider joining our team to make a positive difference everyday. 
       
If you would like to be considered to work for the City of Jackson, please click the link below to fill out an application form for any of our current open positions and submit your information to cinfo@ci.jackson.ca.us.  We hope to hear from you. 
                                                                                                                                  Sincerely,
                                                                                                                                          Team Jackson

City of Jackson Employment Application Form (click here to fill out form)
PLEASE CLICK THE TITLE OF EACH POSITION TO VIEW THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION FOR EACH OPENING. 
ALL APPLICATIONS CAN BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON AT: CITY HALL 33 BROADWAY, JACKSON, CA 95642 OR BY EMAILING TO CINFO@CI.JACKSON.CA.US
 

Full time base salary range $2,816 - $3,501/mo. Generous benefits incl. medical, dental, vision,
PERS retirement and more. Position is eligible for on-call pay and overtime.  Click on job title above for the MW1 job description.

Maintenance Worker I  (Part Time)
Part time: Hourly rate $15.77 - $19.60. Average of 16-20 hours/week.  No benefits.
Click on title above for the MW1 Job description.  Filing Deadline: Positions open until filled.  


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.  Position is open until filled. E.O.E.

Jackson Police Department
JPD Employment Application

1.   Police Officer (Lateral or Academy Graduate) Salary Range $4,500 to $5,742 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.  Continued recruitment.


2.   Reserve Police Officer Applications are taken on an on-going basis. 
CLICK HERE to view the Volunteer Community Service Officer Recruitment Flyer.

Apply at:
City of Jackson Police Department
33D Broadway
Jackson, CA 95642
209-223-1771
Attn: Police Chief Chris Mynderup

Jackson Fire Department
FIRE CHIEF
Salary Range $6,707 to $7,544 per month plus generous benefits including CALPERS retirement, social security, health insurance for self & dependents, paid time off.   To view the recruitment flyer, CLICK HERE.  To view the full job posting, CLICK HERE
Under the general direction of the City Manager, to plan, direct, supervise and coordinate the operations of the Fire Department in preventing and extinguishing fires, delivering emergency medical services, performing rescues, mitigating hazardous materials emergencies, and in protecting life and property: Performs difficult and responsible administrative work in connection with carrying out City and departmental goals, objectives and priorities; and performs other duties and required.  Application Deadline: 2/17/24.



Volunteer Fire Fighter Applications are taken on an on-going basis.
Entry Level to Experienced
Requirements:
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 Fire Chief Dale Fishback
209-223-1646

Commission / Committee Opportunities

Jackson Council appoints the Planning Commission and other standing committees including the Cemetery Committee, the Design Review Committee,  the Economic Development Committee, the Advisory Committee and ad hoc committees.  Vacancies occur from time to time.  If you are interested in volunteering for any committees, please submit an application form to cinfo@jackson.ca.us. 

Application to Join a Committee

CEMETERY COMMITTEE VACANCY
This volunteer commitment includes attending a monthly meeting every second Wednesday of the month at 10AM at City Hall and availability to assist with occasional other volunteer duties and/or coordination of events.  Knowledge of cemetery matters is desirable, but not mandatory.  You must reside within AMADOR COUNTY and will be appointed by City Council to serve a two year term on the committee.  The Cemetery Committee advises and recommends policy for maintenance and operation of improvements to the Jackson Cemetery to the City Council.  This position is open until filled.  Submit your application at City Hall (33 Broadway) or email to cinfo@ci.jackson.ca.us.


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