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We are seeking public service motivated and forward-thinking individuals to join our team. City Hall
The City of Palm Desert is a thriving, year-round community with the natural beauty and cultural and recreational amenities of a resort destination. The City features big-city resources in a friendly, small-town setting, offering first class educational opportunities, safe and clean streets, and fun community celebrations throughout the year.
The greater Coachella Valley is home to world-class events, drawing visitors from all over the world. Stunning mountain views, 350 days of sunshine a year, and an environment that encourages an active lifestyle, attract a wide variety of people. Set within a beautiful desert environment, the City’s 50,000 full-time and more than 30,000 seasonal residents enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, golfing, and tennis, while also benefiting from myriad options for arts, culture, and shopping. Palm Desert is a great place to live, work, and play and we invite you to join our team!
Palm Desert is committed to inclusion and diversity and welcomes applicants of all faiths, creeds,  ancestries, and ethnicities without regard to disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or immigration status. The City condemns and will not tolerate prejudice, racism, bigotry, hatred, bullying, or violence towards any group within our outside of our community.


JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Building Permit Specialist (Management Specialist I/II)Full TimeOpen Until Filled$4,302 - $5,904 / $4,748 - $6,517 Monthly
Senior Engineer - Land Development or Capital Improvement ProgramsFull TimeOpen Until Filled$7,780 - $10,678 Monthly