Transportation Marketing Coordinator

The City of Santa Monica is a forward-thinking municipality with innovative policies and programs, uniquely participatory local democracy, and commitment to social and economic diversity, fair housing, the arts, and sustainability. 

The Santa Monica Department of Transportation (DOT) plans, builds, maintains, and operates a multi-modal transportation network that connects people with opportunity, improves lives, and protects the environment. DOT leads the City of Santa Monica's vision for a non-auto-centric future, while ensuring safe, reliable, equitable and sustainable access to streets, through innovative bus, bike, pedestrian, micromobility, and first-last mile options. DOT combines planning, operations, maintenance, design, and programming for fixed-route, paratransit, and multi-modal transportation services under one administration.


The City of Santa Monica's Department of Transportation is hiring a Transportation Marketing Coordinator to develop, coordinate, and implement marketing and community engagement initiatives that engage and inform stakeholders. 

The City's liberal fringe benefits for full-time employment include sick leave, holiday and vacation pay; the Public Employees Retirement System; medical, dental and vision insurance; credit union membership; deferred compensation; tuition reimbursement; Dependent Care Assistance Plan and Marine Park Childcare Center. Applications close Feb. 9 at 5:30 p.m. Pacific. To learn more and apply, visit: 


The annual salary range is $81,816 to $101,004. 


Click here for more information or to apply. All applicants must submit an online City application and required supplemental questions to be considered for this position. Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process and should not be submitted.

NOTE: You must submit a copy of your college level-transcripts or diploma with your application. Applicants who indicate receipt of college level coursework or degree from a foreign institution must provide United States credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcripts. All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than close of business on the application closing date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. You may upload and attach a scanned copy of your transcripts or diploma to your on-line application, or e-mail a copy to [email protected].

SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process.

Testing may consist of the following:

Oral Interview:  100%

NOTE: If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list. If fewer than three qualified City employees pass the examination, the appointing authority, in accordance with the City's civil service rules and regulations, can decline to use a promotional list, in which case a promotional list will not be established for this position.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.

COVID 19 Vaccination:  Proof of COVID 19 vaccination will be required as a condition of employment unless a religious or medical/disability exemption is granted by the City. 

The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our employees are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.

The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! 

REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS: Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).

Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. 


Work is performed primarily indoors in a home or work office setting, in accordance with the City’s Telework/Flexible Workplace Policy, with frequent interruptions. Office work may require sitting for prolonged periods of time and using a computer keyboard, mouse, and screen. Physical demands include sitting, standing, kneeling, bending, reaching, and involves walking. Work includes attending events and meetings at off-site locations. May be required to work evenings and/or weekends.


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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-02-06 10:56:47 -0500