Highlights: Local Coastal Plan and Sea Level Rise Public Input Process, Economic Development Manager position, Holiday Hours for City of Pacifica offices
Connect With Pacifica This Week
Greetings!

As we close down 2017 and launch 2018, I’d like to wish you Happy Holidays and a safe and happy final week of this year. This will be the last Connect With Pacifica of 2017. Note the several City of Pacifica open positions below – Economic Development Manager , Recreation Leader , and Lifeguard – and please pass those recruitment announcements along to potential interested and qualified applicants. Also note the important work that will kick into higher gear in 2018 on the City’s Local Coastal Plan Update and Sea Level Rise Assessment, with numerous public meetings, as well as focused work from community representatives and technical agency representatives as part of the Community Work Group and Technical Work Group. More information about this project and upcoming public meetings can be found here ( http://www.cityofpacifica.org/SeaLevelRise) . This important project is supported by the California Coastal Commission and the Coastal Conservancy, and the thorough and open public input process designed for this project will ensure broad community education and input.

Please let me know if you have comments or questions, and  thank you for wanting to  Connect with Pacifica!

Sincerely,
KEVIN WOODHOUSE
City Manager

Upcoming Events
Princess Dance
January 13 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Pacifica Community Center
All boys and girls ages 4 – 10 throughout the land of Pacifica are invited with a parent. Tickets are $35 per couple (add $10 for an additional child) and can be purchased online or by calling 650-738-7381. See the Event Flyer for more information.
Spelling Bee for Grades 1 st – 5 th
February 3 from 10:00am - 2:00pm
Pacifica Community Center
1 st through 5 th graders can showcase their spelling knowledge in the 2 nd Annual Spelling Bee on presented by Pacifica’s Youth Advisory Board. Register online today for $10. Spectator fee is $5 per person at the door. See the Event Flyer for more information.
City News
  • Marijuana Business Applications - The City of Pacifica began accepting marijuana business applications on December 12, 2017. See the Press Release or visit the Marijuana Business Program webpage on the City of Pacifica website for more information.

  • Tick-Borne Illness Risk in San Mateo County - San Mateo Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMCMVCD) is reminding residents that winter is the season for the western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus), also known as the deer tick. This tick is the primary vector for Lyme disease and other common tick-borne illnesses. See the Media Release from SMCMVCD for more information and precautions against tick bites and tick-borne illness. For more information on ticks in San Mateo County, contact the San Mateo Mosquito and Vector Control District at (650) 344-8592 or visit www.smcmvcd.org/ticks.
Job Openings with City of Pacifica on CalOpps
The City of Pacifica lists job openings for the City on the CalOpps website . A few currently open positions are listed below:

Economic Development Manager - If you are an energetic and motivated professional with a passion for local government excellence and drive to create a vibrant downtown and expand a small community’s economic base, then the City of Pacifica’s Economic Development Manager position is your ideal position. You are encouraged to apply if you possess experience in economic development, community visioning, retail and commercial development, and marketing/marketing research. This is an excellent opportunity for a local government professional to make a significant impact on the community of Pacifica, as well as to build experience in a dynamic City Manager’s Office. Find more information or apply online via this link: https://www.calopps.org/pacifica/job-17550491 . Application deadline is January 27, 2018.

Recreation Leader - The City of Pacifica is seeking creative and enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication skills who thrive in a collaborative, positive learning environment to lead recreational activities and serve as a good role model to children and youth during the school year, at special events, and at summer camps. This is a part-time position with hours ranging from 5 to 35 hours per week. Candidates must be / become CPR/AED and First Aid certified. Apply online or find more information via this link: https://www.calopps.org/pacifica/job-17536951 . Application deadline is January 7, 2018.

Lifeguard - The City of Pacifica is seeking enthusiastic and energetic individuals committed to providing excellent customer service and who enjoy interacting with people of all age levels to join our team in the Aquatics Division. Lifeguards patrol and oversee the activities in and around the community swimming pool, enforce regulations to prevent accidents and rescue swimmers in distress. The ideal candidate will have a current lifeguard certification, is flexible, self-motivated, attentive, and enjoys working with public. All shifts available, including: early morning, daytime, evening and weekends. Apply online or find out more information via this link: https://www.calopps.org/pacifica/job-17051101. For more information about the lifeguard position and lifeguard certifications please contact Recreation Coordinator Anthony Schriver, 650-738-7461or email schrivera@ci.pacifica.ca.us

Press Releases


Save The Date
  • Dec. 25 - 26 - City Offices closed. Happy Holidays!

  • Dec. 26 - City Council Meeting - Cancelled.

  • Jan. 1 - City Offices closed. Happy New Year! City of Pacifica offices will reopen for business on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

  • Jan. 1 - Planning Commission Meeting - Cancelled.

  • Jan. 7 - Application deadline for Recreation Leader job posting. See job posting for details.

  • Jan. 8 - City Council Meeting 7:00pm at City Council Chambers, 2212 Beach Blvd.

  • Upcoming City Meetings – For information about upcoming City meetings, visit the City of Pacifica website at www.cityofpacifica.org and check the Calendar for City Council Meetings and Other City Meetings at the bottom of the page. 
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