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The City of Pleasanton is located in the Amador Valley in eastern Alameda County, California, bounded by the Diablo Range foothills on the north and south, the coastal Pleasanton Ridge on the west, and the adjacent Livermore Valley on the east.
The City of Pleasanton was incorporated in 1894 as a general law city, and is governed by a Mayor and four City Council Members. Pleasanton is one of Northern California’s premier residential and business communities, and is well-regarded as an attractive and friendly city with a strong heritage, active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well-cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods.
Pleasanton is a major suburb identified by the U.S. Census as one of the wealthiest middle-sized cities in the nation and was included on Money Magazine’s list of the ’50 Best Cities to Live 2014’ and on 24/7 Wall Street’s list of ‘America’s 50 Best Cities to Live’. Pleasanton ranked #31 on Money’s annual list of the Best Places to Live, and #9 on the publication’s list of the Top Earning Towns in the nation. The rankings were determined on the basis of variables such as crime, education, employment growth, recreation, infrastructure, environment and housing affordability.
Pleasanton is a full service City with over 400 employees. Refer to this profile for current department list and use the links on this profile to learn more about Pleasanton, it's list of budgeted postions and current job opportunities.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees