Employment Opportunities

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNLESS THERE IS A JOB OPENING. YOUR APPLICATION MUST STATE THE POSITION FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING. We do not retain applications for possible future job openings.

The City of Ojai takes pride in the exceptional quality of its staff. From time to time, we experience vacancies due to attrition and the creation or reclassification of positions. The following job postings provide information regarding application deadlines, position responsibilities and salary ranges.

Click here for a City Employment Application; you can also stop by City Hall and request it. Please note that ALL positions require a City Job Application. This application, exclusive for the City, must be completed in full even if you are including a resume with your application for any job.

Current Job Openings


Accountant

The City of Ojai seeks applicants for a full-time Accountant position in the Finance Department.

Salary range is $60,481 – $73,515 annually. See the flyer for complete salary and benefit information.

The City of Ojai seeks a full-time accountant for its Finance Department. The Finance Department is responsible for the City’s financial accounting and reporting, audits, budget preparation, payroll and accounts payable, fixed asset inventory, issuance of business licenses, cashiering, and collection of fines. The Accountant position reports directly to the Finance Director.

The Finance Department is served by a director and four full-time staff, and provides indirect administrative support to other City departments.

The Position:

The ideal candidate will have experience in public  agency accounting and finance and/or CPA firm experience, or a combination of education and skills necessary for the position.

The ideal candidate is expected to be a self-starter with minimal supervision. He or she must be a good listener, be able to communicate clearly and concisely, and have a strong work ethic.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline or combination thereof.

See the flyer for complete requirements.

To apply, file an original City job application (no e-mailed, faxed applications) by Friday, April 28, 2017 to City of Ojai, Attn: Human Resources, 401 S. Ventura St, Ojai, CA 93023.

For more information, please contact James Vega at (805) 646-5581 x102.


Recreation Specialist I

The City of Ojai seeks applicants for a part-time, temporary position (approximately 20 hours per week) in the Recreation Department.

Salary range is $14.33 to $17.43 per hour, negotiable, with no benefits.

Requires good customer service skills and computer/office experience; recreation experience is desired. Responsibilities include but not limited to facilitating programs and activities, and general office duties.  An enthusiastic attitude and flexibility is desired. Position may require some weekend hours.

To apply, file an original City job application (no e-mailed, faxed applications) by Wednesday March 1, 2017 to City of Ojai, Recreation Department Attn: Christie Burgess, 510 Park Rd., Ojai, CA 93023.

For more information, please contact Sophocles Cotsis at (805) 646-5581 x301.

 


Associate Planner

SALARY:  $68,099 to $82,784 annually plus excellent benefits
APPLY BY:  Open until filled
APPLY TO:  City of Ojai, Attn: Human Resources, 401 S. Ventura St., Ojai, CA 93023

INFO: Performs professional-level work in current and long-range planning in the City’s Community Development Department. Education: Combination of training/experience equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field. Master’s degree desirable. Experience: Three years experience as a City or County planner, with some supervisory experience, with strong knowledge of CEQA and local government permitting processes. Must submit an original (no emails) City of Ojai job application by the deadline


 

Contract Planner

SALARY: Hours/Salary are negotiable
APPLY BY: Open until filled
APPLY TO: City of Ojai, Attn: Human Resources, 401 S. Ventura St., Ojai, CA 93023

INFO: A professional planner is needed immediately to handle a variety of projects in the City’s community development department. Applicants must have at least five years experience as a city or county planner or the equivalent. For additional information or questions, please contact Human Resources, Shauna Clark at sclark@ojaicity.org or at (805) 646-5581, extension 120.


Trolley Driver (Continuous Recruitment)

SALARY: $15.99 to $19.44 per hour (part-time, up to 1,000 hours per year)
APPLY BY: Continuous (We will continue to take applications until any and all vacancies are filled.)
APPLY TO: City of Ojai, Attn: Human Resources, 401 S. Ventura St, Ojai, CA 93023 .

 

INFO: The Ojai Trolley Service is seeking a driver to join our team. This is a part-time position offering a salary range of $15.99 – $19.44. If you like people and like to drive, this may be for you. A Commercial Driver’s License is required; Passenger Endorsement preferred.

To apply, file a City of Ojai employment application (no emails, faxes) to City of Ojai, Attn: Human Resources, 401 S. Ventura St, Ojai CA 93023. For more information, please contact Austin Novstrup, Transit Supervisor, at (805) 646-5581 x207 or novstrup@ojaicity.org