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The City of Dana Point offers exciting and rewarding employment opportunities for motivated, talented, career-minded individuals. In addition to competitive salaries and wages, we offer a comprehensive benefit package including: retirement benefits through the California Public Employees Retirement system (CalPERS), medical, dental, and vision coverage, a flexible spending health account option, and other attractive employee benefits choices.

Interested and Qualified?

Applications are only accepted for current recruitments.  You must specify on your application the position for which you are applying.  A separate application must be submitted for each position you wish to be considered.  When completing the employment application, be as thorough as possible. Please keep in mind that full consideration will be based only on those skills that specifically qualify you for the position being recruited. A resume is optional and will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed City employment application (please see below). Incomplete applications, applications without an original signature or late applications will NOT be accepted.


We are currently implementing changes to our application process. During this transitional phase, you have a choice of (1) either applying ONLINE OR (2) applying by mail by sending completed City Application form.

1. If you choose to apply online, click on the Job Title you would like to apply for, this will take you to a separate window where you can view the job flyer. From there, click on APPLY NOW button next to the Job Title and then follow the online application instructions.You will be asked to create and verify your account before you can complete the online application form. You will receive email notification once you submit your online application. DO NOT MAIL YOUR APPLICATION IF YOU APPLY ONLINE.

2. If you choose to apply by mail, please follow the steps below. DO NOT APPLY ONLINE IF YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION BY MAIL. 

How to Apply by Mail:

1. Complete City Employment Application. Please do not staple your application.

2. Submit a hard-copy City Employment Application with an original signature to the following address:

City of Dana Point
Attn: Personnel Office
33282 Golden Lantern, Suite 203
Dana Point, CA 92629-1805

If there is a "Closing Date" or deadline listed for the City's receipt of completed applications, we recommend that you send your application via Fed-Ex or United Parcel Service (UPS) and that you allow at least 72 hours for delivery, even for overnight packages.

You may also hand deliver your application, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. to the address stated above.

If you must fax your City application in order to meet the closing date and time, you may fax it to (949) 248-9920, Attn: Personnel Office. The fax must be received by the closing date and time. Please note, that when you submit your City application by fax, THE ORIGINAL CITY APPLICATION WITH YOUR ORIGINAL SIGNATURE MUST BE MAILED POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN THE CLOSING DATE. 


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