City of Sunnyvale

Recognized as the “Heart of Silicon Valley,” Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 149,000, is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County Sunnyvale was incorporated in 1912 and has transformed from an agricultural community to a center for the defense industry and the current nexus of research, development, and manufacturing that created Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is home to notable companies such as Amazon Lab126, Apple, Bloom Energy, Fortinet, Google, Intuitive Surgical, LinkedIn, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Mercedes Benz Research and Development, NASA Ames Research Center, NetApp, Twitter, and Walmart Labs. The draw of working in this dynamic community swells the City’s daytime workforce to 230,000.

Sunnyvale is located in the spectacular San Francisco Bay Area. The San Jose, Oakland, and San Francisco international airports are easily accessible. The area is home to many museums, theaters, concert halls, and art galleries, as well as numerous professional sports teams.

In addition to its ideal location, Sunnyvale is also recognized for its park system and public recreation facilities, including eighteen prize-winning parks, two golf courses, fifty-one tennis courts, six public swimming pools, and a state of the art Community Center. The Baylands Park provides over seventy acres of developed parkland offering recreation activities, scenic pathways, and picnic areas for families. A wide variety of cultural and artistic events take place within the City, including the annual Art & Wine Festival, the Summer Wednesday Night Music Series, Jazz & Beyond Music Series, Hands on the Arts children’s art fair, a weekly year-round farmer’s market, and downtown holiday events. Additionally, the historic downtown business district is a vibrant commercial and entertainment hub.

Four school districts serve Sunnyvale, with twenty-six public and private schools. Sunnyvale includes its own community college campus: Foothill Sunnyvale. Stanford University, Santa Clara University, San Jose State University, two University of California campuses, and several community colleges are nearby.

Jan 20, 2022
Full time
$35.35 - $45.12 hourly
City of Sunnyvale 505 West Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The application period closes Monday, February 14, 2022, at 5:00 pm (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). If interested in this position, please apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and completed applications will be considered.  The City of Sunnyvale is seeking to fill the position of Business Liaison. This position is in the City's NOVA Workforce Services Department. NOVA provides grant-funded workforce development services to residents and businesses in northern Santa Clara County and in San Mateo County. The Business Liaison develops relationships with businesses for the purposes of developing an understanding of their operations and needs, in particular those related to workforce development, and works to provide solutions and referrals to assist in meeting those needs. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing and maintaining relationships with businesses and other organizations and be comfortable relating to businesses in a...
Jan 19, 2022
Full time
$45.56 - $59.42 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The City of Sunnyvale is recruiting for the position of Senior Accountant for the Finance Department. The Senior Accountant performs complex, non-routine accounting tasks; plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the day-to-day operations of the General Ledger and Grants unit; provides  direction over professional accounting staff in the completion of accounting functions required by existing laws, regulations, policies, and procedures; performs work of considerable difficulty in maintaining the City's general ledger and tracking various grant reimbursements; and prepares and reviews key financial reports requiring comprehensive knowledge of City's municipal financial functions and automated municipal accounting systems; and performs related work as required. This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field, AND four years of increasingly responsible accounting work...
Jan 05, 2022
Full time
$38.55 - $49.22 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
NOVA Workforce Services (NOVA) is a team of caring professionals dedicated to helping every customer succeed in their employment and career goals. Daily, we earn our reputation for delivering professional, customer-focused employment and training services meeting the needs of the Silicon Valley labor market.   Under general direction, performs professional duties associated with the development and administration of programs in support of Department of Workforce Services (NOVA) activities including career advising, case management, eligibility, and outreach, fiscal, and document control; and performs related work as required. The position of Employment Training Program Coordinator is a fully qualified journey-level professional classification.   A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The final filing date is January 3, 2022 and ending on January 31, 2022. For complete information regarding...