Career Opportunities

Why work for the City of San Mateo?

We're centrally located between San Francisco, San Jose and the East Bay, offer award winning parks to enjoy your lunch in, an exciting and diverse downtown, and affordable housing are some of the reasons the City of San Mateo is a great place to work.

Fire Safety Positions
The application process for Fire Safety positions is handled by San Mateo Consolidated Fire Department (SMCFD). Please visit SMCFD's website at:

Employment Application

The City of San Mateo Employment Application, is available online in Adobe PDF format. You may print it out and mail or fax it to the Human Resources Department.

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