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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 839966
San Antonio, TX 78283-3966

Physical Address
Riverview Towers Building
111 Soledad, Suite 800
San Antonio, TX 78205


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7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Core Values
Teamwork · Integrity · Innovation · Professionalism.

The City of San Antonio has identified four Core Values that represent who we are as a City organization.

They are the driving force behind our success as a public service team. 

To ensure commitment to these values and to further integrate them with our organizational mission and vision, it is imperative that we seek these behaviors in the people we hire.

Job Openings

Job Openings

If you possess the Core Values listed above and are interested in a career with the City of San Antonio, please review our job opportunities.

Additional Information

How To & Help
How to Apply - Help

Get more information and instructions on how to apply for a job.

Subscribe to Job Alerts
Subscribe to Job Alerts

Would you like to receive alerts when jobs become available? When you complete a Job Interest Card, you will be notified when jobs that match your selected interests become available. Complete a Job Interest Card today.

Job Descriptions
Job Descriptions

The Job Description Center offers information on all official job types within the City of San Antonio, including pay ranges. These jobs do not comprise the current job openings; see Current Job Opportunities for current openings with the City of San Antonio;
see Internal Job Opportunities for employees currently with the City of San Antonio.

& Check Status
to Check Application Status

The City of San Antonio uses NeoGov (Government Jobs) to display job opportunities and store application profiles and resumes. Once you have applied for a job with the City of San Antonio, you can check the status of your application or change your profile.

City Council Opportunities

At times, our City Council offices have vacancies for qualified individuals. If you are interested in serving our City Council and supporting City Council members' efforts in their respective districts, please review the opportunities listed below.


  • Currently, there are no opportunities available at this time. 


The City of San Antonio’s Executive Team is comprised of the City Manager and his staff, as well as department directors and assistant directors who oversee operations of nearly 40 departments. 

If you are interested in being considered for an executive position, please review the opportunities below.

Available Opportunities
To Apply

If you would like to be considered for any current or future opportunities, please email our Executive Recruiter.

Management Fellows program

Management Fellows group photo

Since 2007, the City of San Antonio, Texas has offered emerging local government professionals with the opportunity to immerse themselves in local government management and develop real world skills and experience as part of the Management Fellow Program. This nationally-recognized 12-month program, will give you the opportunity to complete important projects and work alongside key leaders of the nation's 7th largest city. Each Management Fellow will receive the opportunity to spend four months in each of the following departments:

  • the City Manager's Office
  • the Office of Management and Budget
  • one operating department

Management Fellows will be exposed to multiple challenges that local governments face today, as well as new and innovative methods to deal with these challenges. 

Each rotation will provide the Management Fellows with a broad base of experience that will benefit both the individual employee as well as the City in the future. 

Upon completion of the 12-month program, City staff will work with each Management Fellow to help them find a full-time position that matches their individual career interests. 

The application period for the 2020 Management Fellow Program is now closed.  

San Antonio Fire Department Careers

San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD) Patch

The San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD) offers qualified individuals an opportunity to become a member of a highly skilled professional organization. 

SAFD is committed to developing a highly qualified, motivated and diverse workforce that reflects the demographics of our community. 

Find out how to join SAFD.

San Antonio Police Department Careers

San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) patch and badge
Law Enforcement Officer

The San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) takes applications year round, and we are constantly looking for motivated and talented people to join our team. Please contact our recruiters with any questions or issues.

Find out how to join SAPD.

Civilian Employment

The San Antonio Police Department has periodic openings in civilian (non-enforcement, non-sworn) positions, such as dispatchers, school crossing guards, data entry clerks, police service agents, administrative aides, crime analysts, management analysts, evidence technicians, etc.

Apply for these civilian positions through Job Openings.

Student Internships

The City of San Antonio's Student Internship Program provides eligible students with the opportunity to work and gain real-world experience within City departments. Students are enabled to link theory with practice and develop specialized skills that cannot be taught in the classroom.

Participation in the Program is open to all 35+ City departments and offices, providing students with internship opportunities to meet their future career goals. The City is working with area vocational or technical schools, colleges, and universities to ensure participation from a diverse group of students with varied interests, majors, and backgrounds.

How to Apply

The City offers two options for applying for internships:

  1. General Internship Application - To request an internship with the City, complete a general internship application. An application must be submitted for each semester during which you are interested in interning. As part of the application, you can request either a paid or unpaid internship and also indicate the department(s) you are interested in working with. Eligible applications will be forwarded to the requested hiring department(s) for consideration. If a department is able to host an intern, a hiring manager from the department will schedule interviews with selected applicants. Note: The 2020 Summer General Internship Application has been temporarily closed due to a delay in all interview and hiring processes as we continue to monitor and respond to the impacts of COVID-19 on our community.
  2. Featured Internship Opportunities - Hiring departments will occasionally post specific internship opportunities. On our Job Opportunities page, perform a keyword search for Intern to find featured internship opportunities. A separate application must be submitted for each opportunity in order to be considered. If no featured opportunities are available or if you are not interested in the featured opportunities, you can submit a general internship application.
Student Eligibility

The following requirements apply:

  1. Be currently enrolled in an accredited vocational or technical school, college, or university (all majors welcome)
  2. Have completed of the first year of your program of study (preferred)
  3. Commit to the entire internship session (at least 12 weeks during the spring or fall semester and at least 8 weeks during the summer semester)
  4. Be eligible to work in the United States
  5. Possess a willingness to learn, positive attitude, and self-motivation
Program Details
  • Paid and unpaid internships may be available (maximum 20 hour workweek during the semester if internship is unpaid)
  • Internships may be eligible for college credit*
  • Work locations and schedules vary by department
  • Duties vary by department
  • Student interns are supported by Intern Mentor and Internship Coordinator
  • Starting and ending dates are based upon the needs of the department and will be coordinated with the intern

*Speak with your college or university's academic advisor or career placement office to determine credit eligibility and requirements.

Questions? Contact Human Resources Customer Service at 210.207.8705 for more information.