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

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