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Job Classifications

The Foster City workforce consists of approximately 185 full-time employees working in about 85 job classifications.

Job descriptions when created or modified for each classification are approved by the City Council. The salary range for each classification is also approved by the City Council at creation and annually as part of the annual budget process. Job descriptions and salary ranges for each classification are a matter of public record.

This listing of job classifications and salary ranges is provided as a service to prospective employees, as well as a resource for local municipalities performing salary comparisons.

Job Title   Bargaining Group Salary
Accountant I   Other Management $6,027 - $7,326 mo.
Accountant II   Other Management $6,645 - $8,077 mo.
Accounting Manager   Other Management $8,997 - $10,936 mo.
Accounting Specialist   AFSCME - General Unit $5,066 - $6,158 mo.
Administrative Assistant   AFSCME - General Unit $5,239 - $6,368 mo.
Assistant City Manager   Executive Management $13,126 - $15,954 mo.
Assistant Engineer   Other Management $7,465 - $9,074 mo.
Assistant Finance Director   Other Management $9,917 - $12,054 mo.
Assistant Planner   Other Management $6,899 - $8,385 mo.
Associate Civil Engineer   Other Management $8,231 - $10,004 mo.
Associate Planner   Other Management $7,606 - $9,245 mo.
Building and Vehicle Maintenance Manager   Other Management $8,210 - $9,979 mo.
Building and Vehicle Maintenance Worker   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $5,055 - $6,145 mo.
Building Inspector   AFSCME - General Unit $7,111 - $8,643 mo.
Building Permit Technician   AFSCME - General Unit $4,991 - $6,066 mo.
Building Permit Technician   AFSCME - General Unit $4,991 - $6,066 mo.
Building Services Assistant   Hourly/Part-Time/Seasonal $12.00 - $13.25 hr.
Building Services Coordinator   AFSCME - General Unit $5,055 - $6,144 mo.
Building Services Coordinator Assistant   Hourly/Part-Time/Seasonal $16.00 - $18.30 hr.
Chief Building Official   Other Management $9,773 - $11,880 mo.
Chief of Police   Executive Management $14,548 - $17,683 mo.
City Manager   Executive Management $0 - $21,114 mo.
Clerical Assistant   Hourly/Part-Time/Seasonal $12.00 - $13.25 hr.
Code Enforcement Officer I   AFSCME - General Unit $5,118 - $6,221 mo.
Code Enforcement Officer II   AFSCME - General Unit $5,642 - $6,858 mo.
Communications Coordinator/Manager    Hourly/Part-Time/Seasonal $6,418.00 - $7,801.00 hr.
Communications Director / City Clerk   Executive Management $12,758 - $15,508 mo.
Community Development Director   Executive Management $13,126 - $15,954 mo.
Department Intern   Hourly/Part-Time/Seasonal $12.00 - $30.00 hr.
Deputy City Clerk   Other Management $6,418 - $7,801 mo.
Director of Public Works   Executive Management $13,126 - $15,954 mo.
Engineering Manager   Other Management $9,773 - $11,880 mo.
Equipment Maintenance Worker   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $5,308 - $6,451 mo.
Facilities Maintenance Worker II   AFSCME - General Unit $5,425 - $6,594 mo.
Finance Director   Executive Management $12,758 - $15,508 mo.
Fire Battalion Chief   Other Management $12,244 - $14,883 mo.
Fire Battalion Chief (Admin)   Other Management $12,244 - $14,883 mo.
Fire Captain   IAFF $8,508 - $10,342 mo.
Fire Chief   Executive Management $14,548 - $17,683 mo.
Fire Marshal   Other Management $11,661 - $14,174 mo.
Firefighter   IAFF $7,092 - $8,620 mo.
Human Resources Analyst   Other Management $6,528 - $7,934 mo.
Human Resources Director   Executive Management $12,758 - $15,508 mo.
Human Resources Manager   Other Management $7,606 - $9,245 mo.
Human Resources Technician   Other Management $5,374 - $6,532 mo.
Information Technology Manager   Other Management $9,917 - $12,054 mo.
Junior Engineer   Other Management $6,771 - $8,230 mo.
Lead Police Dispatcher   AFSCME - General Unit $7,526 - $9,148 mo.
Management Analyst I   Other Management $7,465 - $9,074 mo.
Management Analyst II   Other Management $8,231 - $10,004 mo.
Management Assistant   Other Management $5,374 - $6,532 mo.
Management Assistant to the City Manager   Other Management $5,925 - $7,202 mo.
Management Coordinator   Other Management $5,925 - $7,202 mo.
Mechanic I   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $5,852 - $7,113 mo.
Office Assistant I   AFSCME - General Unit $4,200 - $4,410 mo.
Office Assistant II   AFSCME - General Unit $4,631 - $5,629 mo.
Parks & Recreation Director   Executive Management $12,758 - $15,508 mo.
Parks Lead Maintenance Worker   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $5,920 - $7,196 mo.
Parks Maintenance Manager   Other Management $8,210 - $9,979 mo.
Parks Maintenance Worker   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $4,417 - $4,638 mo.
Parks Maintenance Worker I   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $4,870 - $5,920 mo.
Parks Maintenance Worker II   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $5,369 - $6,527 mo.
Payroll Technician   Other Management $5,639 - $6,854 mo.
Planning Manager   Other Management $9,773 - $11,880 mo.
Police Captain   Other Management $12,550 - $15,254 mo.
Police Corporal   FCPOA $8,659 - $10,526 mo.
Police Dispatch Supervisor   FCPOA $7,977 - $9,696 mo.
Police Lieutenant   Other Management $10,841 - $13,177 mo.
Police Officer   FCPOA $7,841 - $9,531 mo.
Police Officer Recruit   FCPOA $7,112 - $7,468 mo.
Police Records Specialist   AFSCME - General Unit $4,991 - $6,066 mo.
Police Records Supervisor   Other Management $6,361 - $7,732 mo.
Police Sergeant   FCPOA $9,477 - $11,520 mo.
Police/Fire Dispatcher   AFSCME - General Unit $6,826 - $8,297 mo.
Principal Management Analyst   Other Management $9,447 - $11,483 mo.
Public Works Lead Maintenance Worker   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $6,030 - $7,329 mo.
Public Works Maintenance Manager   Other Management $9,526 - $11,579 mo.
Public Works Maintenance Superintendent   Other Management $8,210 - $9,979 mo.
Public Works Maintenance Worker   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $4,499 - $4,724 mo.
Public Works Maintenance Worker I   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $4,961 - $6,030 mo.
Public Works Maintenance Worker II   AFSCME - Maintenance Unit $5,469 - $6,648 mo.
Records Analyst I   Other Management $5,280 - $6,418 mo.
Records Analyst II   Other Management $5,821 - $7,076 mo.
Recreation Coordinator   AFSCME - General Unit $5,653 - $6,871 mo.
Recreation Leader I   Hourly/Part-Time/Seasonal $12.00 - $13.25 hr.
Recreation Leader II   Hourly/Part-Time/Seasonal $13.80 - $15.00 hr.
Recreation Leader III   Hourly/Part-Time/Seasonal $16.00 - $18.30 hr.
Recreation Manager   Other Management $8,210 - $9,979 mo.
Senior Accountant   Other Management $8,077 - $9,818 mo.
Senior Accounting Specialist   AFSCME - General Unit $5,319 - $6,466 mo.
Senior Building Inspector   AFSCME - General Unit $7,840 - $9,529 mo.
Senior Community Services Officer   AFSCME - General Unit $5,118 - $6,221 mo.
Senior Engineering Technician   AFSCME - General Unit $6,308 - $7,668 mo.
Senior Human Resources Analyst   Other Management $7,879 - $9,577 mo.
Senior Management Analyst   Other Management $8,300 - $10,089 mo.
Senior Planner   Other Management $7,986 - $9,707 mo.
Senior Systems Analyst   Other Management $8,300 - $10,089 mo.
Social Media/Communication Assistant/Specialist   AFSCME - General Unit $5,925 - $7,202 mo.
Technology Analyst I   Other Management $5,639 - $6,854 mo.
Technology Analyst II   Other Management $6,528 - $7,934 mo.
Videographer   Hourly/Part-Time/Seasonal $20.00 - $30.00 hr.


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Foster City, CA 94404
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