Employment

About Us

West Valley City is Utah’s second largest city with a population of approximately 145,000 residents. We are a culturally diverse, proud, and progressive city offering employment opportunities in which individuals have a direct impact on the enrichment of our community. With over 250 job titles across 9 departments, we seek civic minded individuals that are both new to the workforce and experienced professionals alike. Find a job that interests you today!

Hiring Process

Job Openings

Our online job board is updated as new vacancies become available. Job postings are an official notice of recruitment and provide an overview of the job description and minimum qualifications. Job postings will be open for a minimum of four days and will either include a posted closing date or be noted as “open until filled”. Follow the link below to view our current openings. 

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Not finding the job you’re looking for? Follow the link below to sign up for job alerts!

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Submitting an Application

With the exception of our Family Fitness Center, all applications must be submitted electronically through our online job board, we no longer accept paper applications. Unsolicited resumes will not be accepted or kept on file with the Human Resources Office. If you need assistance submitting your application, please contact our Human Resources Office directly at 801-963-3442 or visit us in person at City Hall. 

*The Family Fitness Center accepts paper applications for part-time and seasonal employment.

Human Resources Office
3600 S. Constitution Blvd.
Suite 120
West Valley City, UT 84119

Application Review

We seek to hire and retain the most qualified applicants within the applicant pool. Individuals will be evaluated for employment based upon their knowledge, skills, experience, education, and potential for job performance consistent with the needs of the position. If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for the position, we will be unable to move you forward in our hiring process. 

Interviews

Depending on the number of qualified applicants for the position, only a select number of individuals may receive invitations for interviews. Our interviews may be conducted by phone, video conference, and/or in-person. If you are selected for an interview, we will reach out to you directly to make arrangements and provide additional information. Interviews include a panel of at least two individuals and may be followed up with a second or third evaluation.

Job Offers 

West Valley City is a great place to work! Our job offers consist of a competitive compensation and benefits package along with additional City perks. Follow the link below for a review of our benefits. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background check, for applicants 18 years and older, and a drug-test. 

*Benefits applicable to positions that require 30+ hours per week.

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Pre-employment Screening

All applicants who receive a conditional job offer will be screened for employment suitability. Pre-employment screenings may include, but are not limited to, an evaluation of the applicant’s personal and professional background, educational experience, criminal history check, substance abuse screening, written exam, and any other exam or evaluation deemed appropriate for the position at the City’s sole discretion.

Onboarding

Once you receive a final offer of employment, we will begin the onboarding process. Our onboarding paperwork is digital and provided via email. A member of our HR team will also reach out to you directly with additional information to prepare for your first day and review applicable new hire tasks. 

To learn more about hiring and recruitment for our Police Department follow the link below. 

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To learn more about hiring and recruitment for our Fire Department follow the link below. 

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