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Employment at Foster City

The City of Foster City's workforce consists of approximately 185 full-time, part-time and seasonal employees working in about 80 job classifications.  The City has an excellent benefits program which includes twelve paid holidays per year; alternative work schedules (9/80); sick leave; PERS retirement; a flexible benefits program including medical, dental, vision, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts; and generous vacation accruals.

The City seeks to recruit and retain a highly skilled workforce committed to excellence in the provision of public services.  Outstanding employment opportunities are available to qualified applicants, and Foster City residents are encouraged to apply. 

Employment applications are accepted only for currently open positions.  Applicants are encouraged to submit an on line application at  However, you can obtain a paper employment application by emailing your request to or coming to City Hall, 610 Foster City Blvd., Foster City, California.


The City of Foster City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, religion, national origin, race, color or disability.


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Foster City, CA 94404
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