Employment Opportunities

The City of Montclair does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sex or sexual orientation.

Police Department Hiring Standards, Please read this information prior to applying for any position in the Police Department.

Fire Department Hiring Standards, Please read this information prior to applying for any position in the Fire Department.

Typing Certificate Requirement/Providing Agencies Attached is a suggested list of agencies that will test you and provide you with a typing certificate. Various fees apply depending on the agency. Please read the requirements listed on this sheet carefully if the position for which you are applying requires a typing certificate.

Online Application Process

The City of Montclair now offers a fast, easy, and convenient online application process! Most of the City's recruitments have transitioned to the online application process, and paper applications will not be accepted for positions posted on the City's "Government Jobs" Job Opportunities page, unless you have a special pre-approved circumstance.

Paper Application and Supplements

The City of Montclair no longer accepts paper applications for openings that are posted on the City's Online Application Center. If you are applying for a position that is listed below but not posted in the Online Application Center, click one of the links below to download the City of Montclair Employment Application.

Montclair Employment Application

Police Department - Peace Officer Positions (Employment Application with Supplemental Questionnaire)

Note: Please save Application and/or Supplemental Questionnaires to a local drive.  You can then open to complete and re-save your answers for submission.  "Fillable" versions allow you to type in your answers, but must be printed out for a physical signature.  "Printable" versions have lines to fill in your answers by hand or typewriter.  All applications must have a physical signature (not digital signature), emailed pdfs and faxed copies showing the physical signature will satisfy filing deadlines.
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Data Entry Clerk

  • Part Time
  • 2 weeks ago

Part Time Salary: $15.96 - $19.40 Hourly / Posted Date: 11/15/2022 / Post Expiration: 12/6/2022

Police Dispatcher (Entry-Level/Lateral)

  • Full Time
  • 2 months ago

Full Time Salary: $4,626.00 Monthly / Ongoing Recruitment This is a recruitment for Entry-Level Public Safety Dispatchers and for experienced Public Safety Dispatchers, or candidates who have successfully completed, or are currently enrolled in, the Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course.   Under supervision, receives and transmits emergency public safety messages by telephone, voice radio, and alarm...

Senior Police Dispatcher

  • Full Time
  • 2 months ago

Full Time Salary: $4,991.00 - $6,067.00 Monthly / Ongoing Recruitment

Firefighter (Paramedic) (Lateral)

  • Full Time
  • 8 months ago

Type: Full Time Scheduled salary increases through 2025 - up to $104,148/yr. Posted Date: 04/06/2022 Responds to alarms and fights fires following departmental procedures; assists in building ventilation; performs salvage work after emergencies; rescues endangered persons; operates fire trucks, and other apparatus; assists in simple maintenance, upkeep, and repairs to Fire Department apparatus and equipment;...

Fire Engineer

  • Full Time
  • 8 months ago

Type: Full Time Salary/Pay Rate: $6,534 – $7,942/Mo. Posted Date: 07/4/2022 Under general supervision, drives assigned fire apparatus or other automotive equipment to scenes of emergencies; operates fire pumps, aerial devices, and other Fire Department equipment; assists in suppression of fires and the mitigation of other emergency incidents; performs inspection, preventive maintenance and minor repairs...

Recreation Leader

  • Part Time
  • 10 months ago

Part Time Salary: $15.00 - $18.23 Hourly / Ongoing Recruitment

Senior Recreation Leader

  • Part Time
  • 1 year ago

Part Time Salary: $16.44 - $19.98 Hourly / Ongoing Recruitment

Firefighter (Paramedic) (Entry-Level)

  • Full Time
  • 1 year ago

Type: Full Time Scheduled salary increases through 2025 - up to $104,148/yr. Posted Date:07/06/2021 Continuous Recruitment Responds to alarms and fights fires following departmental procedures; assists in building ventilation; performs salvage work after emergencies; rescues endangered persons; operates fire trucks, and other apparatus; assists in simple maintenance, upkeep, and repairs to Fire Department apparatus and...

Learning Leader

  • Part Time
  • 2 years ago

Part Time Salary: $19.00 - $23.09 Hourly / Ongoing Recruitment

Substitute Learning Leader

  • Part Time
  • 2 years ago

Part Time Salary: $18.50 - $22.48 Hourly / Ongoing Recruitment

Senior Learning Leader

  • Part Time
  • 2 years ago

Part Time Salary: $23.69 - $28.79 Hourly / Ongoing Recruitment

Reserve Police Officer Level II and I

  • Part Time
  • 2 years ago

Type:Part Time Salary/Pay Rate:$300 Per Month (Plus City Pays for uniforms and equipment) Posted Date:07/06/2017 Voluntary, part-time assignment, assisting regular Police Officers in full range of responsibilities (dependent upon level of training and departmental orientation). May work special "plain-clothes" assignments and other "paid-duty" details. May be assigned dispatcher or clerical duties. Please review the full...

Police Officer (Lateral)

  • Full Time
  • 2 years ago

Type: Full Time Salary/Pay Rate: $6,369- $8,036*/month Posted Date: 07/06/2017 Under general supervision prevents crimes, enforces laws, investigates complaints, and apprehend criminals and suspects; protects the innocent, helps the distressed, safeguards public rights, and aids in the administration of justice; and assumes responsibilities and performs duties related to the work, as required. *Includes other special...

Police Officer (Entry-Level)

  • Full Time
  • 2 years ago

Before submitting an employment application, candidates for the Police Officer (Entry-Level) recruitment must pass either the California POST PelletB with a T-score total of 48 or higher or apply first through the National Testing Network (NTN) and take the test administered by them. Candidates applying through NTN should not submit a City Application until requested...

Police Cadet

  • Part Time
  • 2 years ago

Type: Part Time Salary/Pay Rate: $15.56 - 18.91/Hr. Posted Date: 06/21/2016 This is a part-time position (20-30 hours of duty per week) with no fringe benefits other than salary and sick leave accrual as per the Healthy Workplace/Healthy Families Act of 2014.  Police Cadets are non-sworn personnel and are generally assigned to the Special Services...

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