About Mountain View
The City of Mountain View is a progressive, full-service city, operating under the Council-Manager form of government. The seven Council Members are elected at-large for four-year terms that are staggered, with elections held in even-numbered years. Service on the Council is limited to two consecutive full terms, with the ability to run again after a two-year hiatus. Each January, the Council elects one of its members as Mayor and another as Vice Mayor. Assisting the City Council in an advisory capacity is a variety of boards, commissions, and committees. The Mountain View City Council has a well-earned reputation for taking the lead on challenging regional issues, working together with civility and treating members of the community and City staff with respect. Every two years, the Council adopts priority goals that provide a focus for the organization's workplan and drive progress on important community issues. The City Council appoints the City Clerk, City Attorney and City Manager, who oversees the departments of Community Development, Community Services, Finance and Administrative Services, Fire, Information Technology, Library, Human Resources, Police, and Public Works. The three Council appointees enjoy a close working relationship as part of a highly collaborative, goal-oriented department head team. Mountain View's sound fiscal practices, strong budget discipline, and diversified tax base, have allowed the City to maintain its AAA credit rating. The City has established the following organizational values that guide City work:
* Provide exceptional service
* Act with integrity
* Treat others with respect
The Community We Serve
Located between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the San Francisco Bay, Mountain View is just over 12 square miles in the center of Silicon Valley (10 miles north of San Jose and 35 miles south of San Francisco). The City is home to many internationally known corporations and thriving small business base. While leading the region in innovation and ideas, Mountain View remains committed to the traditional values of strong neighborhoods and resident involvement.
Mountain View prides itself on providing excellent public services and facilities that meet the needs of a caring and diverse community in a financially responsible manner. In the heart of the City, Mountain View's historic and active downtown offers a wide range of attractions including a vibrant restaurant and shopping scene, cultural events, concerns and a weekly farmer's market. The Civic Center, built around Pioneer Park, has one of the finest performing arts facilities in Northern California, as well as a 60,000 square foot state-of-the-art Library.
Mountain View is made up of a variety of distinct, locally organized neighborhood and homeowners associations that help identify our community's needs and shape the City's future.
Mountain View's City parks and extensive trail system provide an array of opportunities for recreation and active living, Shoreline-at-Mountain View is a regional park with stunning views along San Francisco Bay, featuring an 18-hole golf course, sailing lake and 9.35 miles of trail.
With so much to offer, it is not surprising that in 2021 Niche.com ranked Mountain View #1 in the Best Suburb to Live in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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231 North Whisman Road Mountain View, 94043
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Submit your complete City application with responses to supplemental the questions and a copy of your resume online at www.calopps.org .If you are not able to complete an application online, please contact us at: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or (650) 903-6309. Please provide a valid email address on your application. Complete applications are required. Application materials will be screened on a continuous basis. This recruitment may close at any time.
COVID-19 disclosure: City operational needs may be impacted by the ongoing and changing county and/or state mandated orders related to COVID-19. The City reserves the right to reassess the need for all prospective hires at any point in the recruitment and selection process, including fingerprinting, in direct relation to COVID-19 guidelines.
Candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to the following process:
* A department interview with staff from the Community Services Department for a more in-depth discussion regarding the position. Interviews may be conducted virtually, or in-person following social distancing and all applicable COVID-19 related protocols.
Depending on the number of applicants, this process may be altered.
Selection process includes submitting 10-year DMV driving history (dated within 90 days). May be required to work varying shifts and days, which may include weekends. Must have the physical ability to bend, pull, push, lift and carry up to 50 pounds. A pre-employment physical exam is required.
Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should advise the Human Resources Division upon submittal of application. Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request. The City of Mountain View is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Prior to hire, candidates will be required to successfully complete a preemployment process, including employment verification and a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint check. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose a conviction will result in disqualification or termination.