City of National City

National City, San Diego County’s second oldest city, is truly in the center of it all: a thriving binational region of five million consumers. National City is 10 minutes from everywhere and positioned for prosperity, with proximity to the San Diego Bay, US-Mexico border, downtown San Diego, international airport, rail, San Diego State University, and other colleges and universities.

National City is home to more than two thousand businesses The National City Marine Terminal, part of the Unified Port of San Diego, is the most advanced vehicle import and export facility on the West Coast, processing more than 500,000 vehicles annually. National City’s port area extends three miles along San Diego Bay and is part of the largest US Navy installation on the West Coast.

The City is a full service general law city employing 365 employees. The organization is built on a set of core values that are used to carry out our mission and vision. Our employees serve as ambassadors of our values every day. We hold ourselves accountable and we use them to guide the decisions we make: Customers Service, Culture of Courtesy, Collaboration, Communication and Commitment to the Community.