City of San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo is a Healthy and Smart Organization

The City of San Luis Obispo embraces Healthy And Smart (HAS) as our City wide organizational culture. Healthy is demonstrated through our commitment to openness and transparency, collaboration with stakeholders throughout the community and organization, commitment to lifelong learning through professional organizations and our Leadership and Learning Academy, employee recognition, and a collegial executive team. Smart is clear when you meet City employees that are extremely knowledgeable in their disciplines, implement state of the art tools and technology, and think strategically. 

Check out our video to learn more about SLO HAS (click here)!


At the City of San Luis Obispo, we believe nurturing an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences, and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies the City’s organizational values.  The City is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusivity as outlined in the Council adopted 2021-23 Major City Goals.   


The City of San Luis Obispo is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws concerning employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. To this end, the City ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful alien status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status, or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces.  Persons desiring a reasonable accommodation to compete in the recruitment process must contact the Human Resources office prior to the final filing deadline; by email or calling the office at 1 (805) 781-7254, or the California Relay Service and Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf at 1 (800) 735-2929. 


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