How do I apply for a job with the City of San Mateo?

Active recruitment with the City of San Mateo can be found on the Human Resources webpage and on

It is highly encouraged and preferred that applicants complete an on-line application.  It is very important to thoroughly complete the employment application, including any supplemental questions that may be included.  A resume may be attached to the employment application.  Carefully review the job announcement for application requirements.

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1. How do I find out about job opportunities with the City of San Mateo?
2. How do I apply for a job with the City of San Mateo?
3. How do I prepare for the testing process?
4. Does the City offer internships?
5. Where can I get more information about the labor agreements between the City and its employees?
6. Where is the Human Resources Department located, and what are its office hours?
7. Where can I get information on salaries for City positions?
8. Does the City of San Mateo contribute to Social Security?
9. What employment benefits does the City offer?
10. Where can I get a copy of my Birth Certificate or Marriage Certificate?
11. How can I get CalFresh assistance or apply for the CalFresh program?
12. How do I apply for unemployment benefits?
13. How do I apply for Social Security? I have questions about my Social Security check.
14. I was fired from my job and the company was/is unfair with the employees. How do I file a complaint?