Become an urban designer!

The large district town of Calw with its 25,000 inhabitants is especially known as a Hermann Hesse and half-timbered town. With over 600 employees, it is one of the largest employers in the region.

Our city in the northern Black Forest is facing major changes and complex projects to make our community fit for the future. Together with the citizens, we shape our community life, keep the city running and solve problems. To do this, we are looking for motivated team players.

Working for the Calw city administration has many advantages: meaningful activities that serve the common good, jobs that are secure and offer a high degree of compatibility with family life. We make great efforts to create many advantages and modern working conditions. This also includes offering home office and part-time work.


Nisanth Annalingam

Tel: 07051 167 230

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Benefits of the city administration of Calw as an employer:

  • Crisis-proof workplace
  • Specialist training and a varied internal training program
  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility for mobile working (with company notebook)
  • Supplementary company pension scheme for salaried employees
  • Christmas bonus for employees
  • Performance-related bonus payment
  • A modern IT equipment
  • Job ticket with discounts on public transport
  • A great team with a lot of passion for our city


In our digital applicant portal, we present all job offers from pedagogical specialists to professions in administration to apprenticeships, internships and studies.

We kindly ask you to submit your application exclusively via our online application portal.

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Training and internship

With a total of approximately 30 apprenticeship positions in various areas as well as internships, the City of Calw offers a wide range of opportunities to start your career. We want to make it easier for you to get started, accompany you during your training and offer you prospects afterwards.

As a rule, you can apply each year from around the beginning of July to the beginning/middle of September for the advertised apprenticeships starting in the next training year. As a rule, training starts every year on September 1.

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Bachelor of Arts – Dual courses of study

There are very many different tasks in the public service. This means that there are numerous opportunities open to you after graduation: whether in the area of public order, the environment, planning and construction, culture and tourism, or organization, personnel, finance and local politics – here, everyone really does find their field of expertise.

The bachelor’s degree program in Public Management prepares students for senior and leadership positions in local and state government. The course of study, which has a strong emphasis on law as well as economics, social sciences and local government, is characterized by its close integration with practice.

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With the bachelor’s degree program “Digital Administration Management” we are starting into the future together! This degree program combines the technical dimensions of digitization with administrative management and the legal foundations of public administration. After successful completion, you will be part of the digital leadership and can advance the digital transformation in municipalities and in the country!

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