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.

Jun 30, 2022
Part time
$37.17 - $47.44 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The City of Sunnyvale is seeking to fill the position of part time Librarian in Children and Teen Services with an energetic and highly motivated individual who possesses excellent customer service, technical and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will have experience working closely with teens in a fast-paced full-service library environment. Key responsibilities include presenting storytimes, staffing the information desk, supervising volunteers, creating new and innovative programs for middle and high school students, using state-of-the-art technology to develop library content, and selecting interesting and relevant titles for the collection. Special projects may include working on plans for a new branch library and community center in north Sunnyvale and expanding the library’s community engagement and outreach activities. The Children and Teen Services Librarian works under the direction of the Supervising Librarian and other management staff in a...
Jun 30, 2022
Full time
$32.50 - $41.48 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The City of Sunnyvale is recruiting for the position of an Accounting Technician.  The current vacancies are in the Accounts Payable and Revenue divisions. The eligibility list established for these positions will be used for the following vacancies and may be used for future Accounting Technician vacancies .  Under general supervision, the successful incumbent will support the accounting team in the following areas: Accounts receivable, accounts payable, cashiering, auditing, revenue collections, or related functions, as well as perform tasks related to the day-to-day operations of the assigned area, including inputting and running financial data, processing checks, processing exceptions, and answering questions in addition to performing related work as required. This position requires graduation from high school or tested equivalent and two years of technical accounting support experience, with at least one year specific to one of the assigned functional areas,...
Jun 23, 2022
Full time
$34.03 - $43.44 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The City of Sunnyvale is seeking applicants for the Facilities Technician III vacancy. This position is the advanced journey level in the Facilities Technician series and performs the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned within this series, including providing technical and functional supervision over assigned personnel. Facilities Technician III organizes, assigns and reviews the work of personnel engaged in a variety of routine, semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, repair and maintenance of city buildings, components and equipment; and performs related work as required. A valid California Class C driver's license is required for this position at the time of appointment.   A complete application consists of a City application, responses to the required supplemental questions. The position opens on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, and the final filing date is Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at 5:00 pm . For complete information...
Jun 23, 2022
Full time
$28.40 - $36.25 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a Staff Office Assistant to perform various complex clerical work. In this role, the successful incumbent will operate diverse office equipment, answer questions from the public regarding assigned function, and performs related work as required under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor. The current vacancy is in the Environmental Services Department, and the eligibility list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in the departments throughout the City.   This position requires graduation from high school or tested equivalent, two years of responsible clerical experience, and the ability to type at least 40 words per minute. A typing test certificate is required to be submitted with the application. For this recruitment, online or in-person typing test will be accepted.   The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City...
Jun 23, 2022
Full time
$38.40 - $49.01 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  The City of Sunnyvale is recruiting for a Greenskeeper to join the Department of Public Works at our City’s golf courses! As an organization, we are motivated to produce the highest level of service possible. Under direction of the Senior Greenskeeper, plans, organizes, directs and supervises crews involved in the maintenance, repair and renovation of the City's golf course properties; performs a variety of technical tasks relative to an assigned area of responsibility; and performs related work as required. Incumbents assist the Senior Greenskeeper in coordination of equipment and seasonal and special projects among all of the City's golf course properties. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire.  The final filing date is July 5, 2022 at 5:00 pm . For complete information regarding this opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov. $38.40 - $49.01 Hourly When applying, please note that...
Jun 23, 2022
Full time
$99,634 - $121,106 yearly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The City of Sunnyvale is seeking to fill the position of Public Safety Dispatcher with an energetic and highly motivated individual who possesses excellent customer service, technical and interpersonal skills.   Under general supervision of the Senior Public Safety Dispatcher, processes emergency and non-emergency calls for service; dispatches police, fire-fighting, medical, rescue, animal control or other emergency equipment, by telephone or radio, utilizing complex technical aids, such as computer aided dispatch systems (CAD); and performs related work as required.   The minimum qualifications required for this position are: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; and Two years of experience dispatching police and/or fire services for a public safety agency utilizing contemporary dispatching technical tools, including computer aided dispatching systems; or successful completion of probation as a Public Safety Dispatcher-in-Training with the City of...
Jun 23, 2022
Full time
$36.83 - $47.01 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The City of Sunnyvale is seeking applications for Neighborhood Preservation Specialist (Code Enforcement). This person would work in a dynamic, creative, and fast paced environment where problem solving, and effective communication skills are a must. The ideal candidate enjoys working with the public, takes pride in doing high quality work, and provides effective and thoughtful support to the team. This position is part of a four-person code enforcement team that proactively and re-actively enforces violations of the municipal code at single-family, multi-family, and business properties. Enforcement is done through education, relationship building, resources, and when necessary, progressive enforcement. The Neighborhood Preservation Unit is part of the Department of Public Safety, which provides the Sunnyvale community with fully integrated public safety services including Police, Fire and EMS. Department members commit to and embrace excellence, integrity,...
Jun 23, 2022
Part time
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The City of Sunnyvale is recruiting for the position of Vehicle Abatement Officer, Part Time for the Department of Public Safety. The Vehicle Abatement Officer, Part Time responds to complaints from the public related to abandoned vehicles; enforces municipal and vehicle codes, parking regulations; maintains records; and performs other duties as assigned   This position required a high school diploma or GED equivalent, AND Six months of public contact experience. To apply please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.   The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application,  and responses to the required supplemental questions.  The final filing date is Mon day, July 18, 2022, by 5:00 pm.  For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit:  www.Sunnyvale.ca.gov     Salary: $29.84 - $38.08 Hourly When applying, please note that...
Jun 23, 2022
Full time
$41.38 - $45.62 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The City of Sunnyvale invites applications for Public Safety Dispatcher in Training. Under supervision and in a trainee capacity, processes emergency and non-emergency calls for service; dispatches police, fire, medical, rescue, animal control or other emergency equipment, by telephone or radio, utilizing complex technical aids, such as computer aided dispatch systems (CAD); and performs other related duties as assigned.   Public Safety Dispatcher-In-Training is the entry and trainee level in the public safety dispatcher series. Under close supervision, incumbents are trained in dispatching techniques, equipment, and protocols. Work assignments change frequently to facilitate training. Employees are subject to daily and weekly observation reports until they demonstrate the ability to perform independently. This is an alternately staffed classification. Public Safety Dispatcher-In-Training incumbents are required to achieve the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary...