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Job Opportunities

The City of Chico now contracts with CalOpps, for its on-line application processing needs.

Now you can apply online!

For detailed instructions on how to apply on-line or submit an interest card on-line, you can download the "CalOpps Job Seeker Instructions" by clicking here!

If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity with the City of Chico, but prefer not to use our on-line application, you can simply download our application by clicking on: Application for Employment or Police Officer Application for Employment. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of the recruitment. Applications not submitted on-line must be mailed to our office at: City of Chico - Human Resource Office P.O Box 3420 Chico, Ca. 95927 or submitted in person at 411 Main Street in Chico.

Application packets are also available by contacting the Jobline at (530) 879-7999. Please record your name, address of where to send the packet, and the position you are interested in. Packets are mailed the first business day following your message. If the closing date is within 5 days of your message, we recommend that you visit our office at 411 Main Street, Chico to obtain an application packet.

Before you submit your application packet, please make sure:

  • Your skills meet the minimum requirements of the position as described in the job description.
  • You have attached the required materials, which could include a resume, additional certifications, a supplemental questionnaire or additional documents.

If you have questions or need additional assistance regarding City job opportunities, please contact us at (530) 879-7900 or jobs@chicoca.gov.


Current Openings

Classified Positions

Police Officer - Entry/Lateral (continuous recruitment)

Public Safety Dispatcher I/II (continuous recruitment)

Management Positions

Hourly, Part-Time and Seasonal Positions

Contractual and At-Will Positions