Working for the City

The HR Department is dedicated to promoting effective, fair, and professional relationships between the City and its employees and to administer employment strategies which support the City’s mission. We strive to improve processes, communication, and systems while ensuring compliance with City policies, contract obligations and local and federal laws.

Currently, the City of Solana Beach has 65 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs) and an average of 120 FTEs during the summer months, which includes our temporary/seasonal employees serving our beautiful coastal community. 

The HR Department supports the City’s efforts to attract, hire, and retain exceptional staff. We provide guidance, consultative support, transactional assistance, and tools and resources for the full cycle of recruitment and hiring. In providing these essential services, we are committed to collaborative relationships with all City Departments, responsiveness to candidate needs and trends, continuous improvement, creative solutions, timeliness, effectiveness, and compliance.

Working for the City of Solana Beach provides meaningful work at the local level by making a difference and improving our internal and external communities. Public service offers many great opportunities and branches of interest for those looking for new challenges, and those who want to give back and help shape and grow communities. Come build your career with us and discover our diverse career opportunities and our commitment to our employees and the City.