Screening Process

All completed applications with supplemental documents will be screened by Human Resources. Further screening for interview candidates is provided by the director of the hiring department or supervisory staff. If selected for an interview, the Human Resources Department will contact the applicant directly within two weeks of the recruitment deadline. The City of Oakley reserves the right to test an applicant in any manner to determine eligibility. The recruitment process may include:

  • Written Test
  • Practical Test
  • Panel Interview
  • Written Questionnaire
All applicants with completed applications will be notified through phone or email as to whether or not they are invited to participate further in the selection process. Applicants considered for job offer will be subject to LiveScan fingerprinting, pre-employment physical and background checks based on the position being offered.

The City of Oakley is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities laws. Please advise the Human Resources Division if you need any reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the City’s application process.
Please contact: or call 925-625-7000.

Effective July 1, 2014 the City of Oakley has modified its application process to comply with Assembly Bill 218 (Ban the Box). Click here to read our FAQ’s Regarding Conviction Information for Applicants.