The Town of Los Gatos

Company Overview

The Town of Los Gatos provides residents, businesses, and all other community members high quality local government services. These services include providing public safety (police), library, parks, streets and infrastructure, code compliance, and community development. Like a business, the Town also includes human resources, finance and budgeting, legal, and other administrative services. The elected Town Council serves as the policymaking board of directors, with the Town Manager (CEO) responsible for leading all Town Departments in implementing the Council's direction.

Job Shadow Description

Five opportunities described below

Students will be observing a normal day in the office of the town manager. Which includes,

Town Manager and Assistant Town Manager: Learn about leading and governing a 30,000-person Town.

Chief of Police: Go behind the scenes to see police operations.

Human Resources Director: Learn about all of the jobs and occupations within a local government career as well as the profession of human resources.

Community Development Director: Find out about the plans for the Town's future growth and development, how new buildings get approved, and the role of code compliance.

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Host Details


The Town of Los Gatos


110 East Main St., Los Gatos, CA 95030

No lunch provided.

9 of 10 positions available


8:30 AM to 12:00 PM


Town Hall, administration, front counter 2.


We will not be able to have lunch with the students. We will have a welcoming reception for all participants and then they will go with their respective host.


Professional casual (jeans and a nice shirt).