Fremont is well-managed and innovative city, and has recently generated national attention by ranking second on the “Best Run City in America” list by 24/7 Wall Street and America’s third “Sharpest, Smartest City” by Reader’s Digest. Located in the heart of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, Fremont prides itself on innovation, green technology, a low crime rate, great schools, a low unemployment rate, quality parks and nearby open space, and an incredibly diverse population of 235,439 residents. As a full service city, Fremont employs 915 regular employees and has a total annual budget of $288.5 million with $183.1 million general fund. Fremont is an employer that values its people, creativity, quality service, integrity, open communication, collaboration, mutual respect, and diversity. Employees find their work challenging, yet rewarding, and most importantly, enjoy the chance to make a difference through public service. Think Fremont!