Job Opportunities

Welcome to the City of Shafter's Job Opportunities page! We are excited to offer you the ability to apply online. Please note that applications are only accepted during active recruitment periods, unless the position is listed as "continuous" Or "open until filled".  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of applications.  All required documentation must be submitted no later than the filing deadline listed on the job announcement.  


  1. Click on the job title that you are interested in applying to view the job announcement.  Read the job announcement and requirements thoroughly.  
  2. If you meet the minimum qualifications, click on "Apply" in the upper right corner of the job post you are applying for.
  3. You will be prompted to the APPLICANT LOGIN page. If this is your first time applying online, click on the "Create an Account" link.
  4. You will be prompted to create an account. Be sure to save your password in a secure area for future use.
  5. Allow plenty of time to complete the application for the job you are applying for. 
  6. Clearly state your qualifications and complete the application thoroughly.  Information provided determines whether you meet the requirements and is part of the rating process.
Once submitted, applications and other materials become the property of the City.  The application and materials will not be returned, and access is restricted to authorized personnel directly involved in the selection process. 

Job Title Filing Deadline Application Link
Police Officer Lateral / Academy Graduate Continuous APPLY HERE

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The City of Shafter is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  If you have a disability for which you may need a reasonable accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at (661) 746-5003 or