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Employment Opportunities


Susanville, the County seat for Lassen County, is located in the Northeast corner of California, 85 miles northwest of Reno, Nevada and 101 miles east of Red Bluff, California, at the 4,200-foot elevation. The City has a population of 18,600 and it covers an area about six square miles.

Educational opportunities are available locally at Lassen Community College. The University of Nevada at Reno and California State University, Chico are within driving distances.

The Lassen National Forest Headquarters and the Regional Bureau of Land Management are located in the City. The City has a fully accredited hospital, a municipal airport and a City-owned eighteen-hole golf course.

The City enjoys both forested mountains and desert environments which offer multiple choices of recreation activities, including fishing, hunting, and boating.

Susanville is a General Law City operating under a Council-Administrator form of government.

In Susanville, the air is clean, the water is pure, the people are friendly, and the cost of living is reasonable.

If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact Personnel at (530) 252-5112.

City of Susanville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


City of Susanville Employment Application.