What are some jobs commonly held by city employees?


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Jobs that are commonly held by city employees include police officers and architecture and operations engineers. Most city websites offer databases of available city employment positions. The position listings feature job descriptions, information on benefits and hiring requirements.

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Those who are looking to become police officers in the city of Los Angeles, California must be at least 20 1/2 years of age, have a high school diploma or comparable certificate, and be a U.S. citizen. The job description on the city of Los Angeles' website states that the city's police officers are responsible for maintaining order, enforcing laws and ordinances, and protecting life and property. The salary for a police officer in the city of Los Angeles ranges between $57,420 and $88,427, as of July 2015.

An architecture and operations engineer who is hired by the city of San Francisco, California is responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining and troubleshooting the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's Enterprise applications and appliances, among other responsibilities. The position pays between $105,196 and $132,262 per year and requires that applicants have a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field and three years of experience working with one of the specified computer applications on the job description.

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