SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – The City of San Diego has more than 2,300 jobs vacant but is struggling to fill them.
The jobs run the gamut from 9-1-1 dispatchers to water utility workers to swimming pool managers to civil engineers.
The list of vacant positions came to light after the city Audit Committee discussed struggles with worker retention and recruitment at its meeting this week.
“We need to do something about that,” Councilman Scott Sherman said. “Change the culture and get it to where employees are really looking forward to going to work and like being where they are.”
Michael Zucchet, who heads the Municipal Employees Association, says the city is losing workers to other agencies in this county and others because they