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Current employment opportunities are listed below. Applications are only accepted for open positions. Read the application requirements for the position (click on job title for brochure pdf) and submit all documents and supplemental information by the deadline date.

All materials can be mailed to City Clerk's Office, City of Chowchilla, 130 S. Second Street, Chowchilla, CA 93610 (Postmarks not accepted)  by 4:00 pm of the application deadline date, or hand-delivered to the same address, or faxed to (559) 665-7418, or emailed to

Police Department recruitments may require a different submittal address. Be sure to review the recruitment brochure for the correct information.

Selection Process on Open Recruitments

All applicants will be assessed on the fully completed and signed application along with any supplemental materials that are submitted. This information will be carefully evaluated. Resumes are an important screening tool. Applications (when required) that are not accompanied by resumes (optional if not required) may be more difficult to assess. Do not substitute any part of the application form with the words "SEE RESUME." All required certifications and education requirements will be verified. All materials submitted becomes the property of the City of Chowchilla.

Only those candidates who best meet the qualifications will be invited to participate in the selection process that may be administered by written examination, oral interview, or any combination as deemed to be appropriate for the position. Successful candidates on this part of the process will be placed on an eligibility list, valid for one year. The top candidates being considered for hire will be invited back for an interview by the respective department head and City Administrator.

The City Clerk's Office will make reasonable accommodations in the examination process for disabled applicants. If you have special needs, please indicate such on your application. Verification of the disability may be required prior to accommodation.

As a condition of employment with the City of Chowchilla a candidate must pass an employment medical examination and drug test provided by a health care professional designated by the City.

You will be required to submit verification of your identity and citizenship or legal right to work in the United States as required by law.

If you need additional information contact the City Clerk's Office at (559) 665-8615, ext. 112 or by email at


Position Type Salary Deadline
Police Officer I
Police Officer II

Supplemental Questionnaire (required)
Full $48,484.80* - $65,249.60 annual
$23.31* - $31.37 hourly
*starting level
Community Service Officer / Dispatcher Full $37,876.80 - $48,484.80 annual
$18.21 - $23.31 hourly
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III Full $46,113.60 - $59,030.40 annual
$22.17 - $28.38 hourly
Open until filled
Utility Systems Supervisor Full $59,113.57 - $75,670.37 annual
$28.42 - $36.38 hourly*
*The brochure lists the January 1, 2016 top wage; the above rate is effective July 1, 2016
Open until filled
Transit Driver I / Dispatcher

Supplemental Questionnaire (required)
Full $32,675.84 - $41,827.84 annual
$15.71 - $20.11 hourly

The City of Chowchilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter?
Applications are accepted when openings are available. If you are interested in volunteering and would like information contact the Chowchilla Fire Department by EMAIL or call (559) 665-8626.