Welcome to the Human Resources Department!
At the Human Resources department, we take care of the city’s most important assets - our people. Our employees play a vital role in making the City of Eureka a vibrant, safe, and welcoming place to live. It’s our honor to support our employees and make the City of Eureka the very best place to work.
We proactively recruit diverse individuals who strive to lift Eureka up and connect them to fulfilling careers within our city departments.
We build out supportive onboarding experiences and ongoing training for our employees, ensuring that they feel supported every step of the way.
We advocate for the very best employee benefits and retirement programs and guide our staff to the best options to suit their needs.
We foster a workplace culture that centers on community and equity - a sense of togetherness founded on respect, mutual support and kindness through human-centered decision-making.
- Are paper job applications available?
The City of Eureka only accepts online job applications for Full-Time positions. If you are interested in a Temporary/Part-Time position with a specific Department, you can contact that Department to inquire about any current opportunities and you will then be instructed to complete a paper job application to apply for that Temporary/Part-Time position opening.
- Why can’t I attach my resume to a job application online?
Only certain positions require an attachment to be submitted with the job application. When an attachment is required, the application will specify the type of document that is needed and any other document attached will not be considered.
- When will I know about the status of my submitted job application?
You will receive an email within one week from the closing date of the job posting containing information about the status of your submitted job application. That message will come to the email address you used to create your governmentjobs.com account.
- What type of benefits do I have as a full-time City employee?
CalPERS retirement, 80 percent City paid health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, City paid life insurance, Employee Assistance Program, free family membership at the Adorni Recreation Center, free enrollment at Little Saplings Preschool for children and grandchildren of City employees, reduced rate for after school programs, free family membership to Sequoia Park Zoo and more!
- What does “BLUE” mean on my pay stub?
This is a health insurance deduction.
- What does “PRS-EC” mean on my pay stub?
This is a CalPERS deduction that the employee pays which is 3% of the employer's portion.
The City affords equal employment opportunities for all qualified employees and applicants as to all terms of employment, including compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination. The City prohibits discrimination against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (forty (40) and over), sexual orientation, military, and veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (Gov't Code § 12940(a).)