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Welcome to the City of Hesperia   Employment Opportunity page and thank you for your interest in applying!

The City of Hesperia is an amazing place to work at. Adorned by the San Bernardino and San Gabriel mountain ranges, Hesperia was named the “Star of the West” more than 100 years ago. As the gateway to the High Desert, the City of Hesperia is located in beautiful Southern California with a rich history and exciting future. Situated at the base of the San Bernardino Mountain Range, only 90 miles northeast of Los Angeles and 35 miles north of Ontario, the City of Hesperia is strategically located at the intersection of Highway 395 and Interstate 15 – a transportation corridor of national significance. 

Our Mission

The City of Hesperia is committed to its vision of enhancing our safe, friendly community, while blending a rural lifestyle with progress and responsible growth. As a diverse workforce consisting of over 170 full-time employees, the City incorporates a wide range of departments and divisions including: City Manager (City Clerk, Public Information, Environmental Programs, Emergency Services, Legislative Affairs and Economic Development), Management Services (Finance, Human Resources/Risk Management, and Information Technology), Development Services (Community Development, Engineering and Planning, Animal Control and Code Enforcement), and Public Works (Street, Water and Sewer Division). Together we contribute to the mission and provide superior quality service to our customers and community. Join us! 

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To be considered for City of Hesperia employment, a completed City employment application must be submitted utilizing the online employment application system.  The online employment application system can be accessed through a desktop computer, either windows or mac, by mobile device, or by visiting a library location.  

All completed applications will be screened and only those candidates who best match the needs of the City will be invited to compete further in the selection process. Based on the qualifications from the recruitment’s applicant pool, the City will exercise its discretion to determine the weight of testing (100%, pass/fail, or a conversion 40%-60%). Testing may include a written, interview, and/or assessment examination. Applicants will receive notification regarding recruitment status within three (3) weeks of final filing date.

If you have questions in regards to utilizing the online application system or regarding your application, please contact the City of Hesperia, Human Resources Department, by calling (760) 947-1100 or by email at  hr@cityofhesperia.us.


The City of Hesperia makes reasonable accommodation for the disabled, including an obligation to ensure that only the essential duties of the position are required to be performed.  Individuals with disabilities requiring any accommodation, in order to participate in the testing process, must inform the Human Resources Division of the City of Hesperia in writing no later than the final filing date as stated on the job flyer.  Also, those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request, including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodations as well as documentation from a qualified authority of the requirements needed to participate in the selection process and/or perform the duties of the job for which they have applied.


All new employee hired by the City must present written proof of identity and entitlement to work in the United State by providing documentation in accordance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.                                                         

Prior to appointment, all candidates must successfully pass a confidential background investigation, which includes fingerprinting, drug and alcohol testing (depending on position) and medical examination.

The City of Hesperia is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity employer committed to ensuring that the application process and workplace is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability.