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Welcome to the Department of Human Resources Management (HRM)! Our objective is to seek, engage, and promote a talented workforce that reflects the diversity and dynamic character of the City. Through our innovative programs, we provide departments with quality staffing to consistently deliver services in support of the Mayor and City Council’s goals and objectives.
DHRM recruits, develops and maintains a highly qualified, diverse workforce to serve the people of Oakland. New jobs are posted to the website every Monday. To view current opportunities, please visit our Job Opportunities page. Have questions on how to apply for a City job? Our FAQ page provides answers to the most commonly asked hiring questions.
Help Select Oakland's Future Firefighters & Firefighter Paramedics
Did you know that Oakland citizens play a vital role in the selection process for Firefighters and Firefighter Paramedics?
The City depends on civic-minded community members like you to participate as Oral Board Panelists during the first round of interviews. It is this round of interviews that determine a candidate's success in being placed on an eligibility list for further employment consideration. If interested, please click on this flyer for more details.
Curious about the composition of our dynamic and diverse workforce? You can view current City of Oakland workforce demographic data here.
Civil Service Board
The Civil Service Board is the body responsible for the enforcement of the City’s personnel system. For more information about the Board, and to download meeting agendas and minutes, visit the Civil Service Board page.