Questions and Answers

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Can I apply online?

Yes!  You may apply online under the "Current Jobs" link.
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Can one application be used for more than one position?
No. Each position requires a separate application. If you have applied with the City for other opportunities, you may access your latest application information by logging in and using your confidential pin#.

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What is the last date to submit my application?
The closing date of the job recruitment is listed on the job annoucement.

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 Is there anything else I need to submit with my application?
If additional documents are required; i.e., copies of certifications, this information will be clearly listed on the job annoucement.

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 Can I indicate “see attached resume” on my application where it asks for experience or do I have to actually complete this section?
To be considered, the application must be complete.  You may supplement your application by attaching a resume. 

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 Will you accept a resume in lieu of an application?
No. An application is required for all positions.

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 Can I return my application by FAX or can you FAX an application to my attention?
No.  Only online applications are accepted.

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 Can I submit an application for a position that is not open or posted on the Job Line?
No. The City only accepts applications for positions that are currently open.

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 How long will it take before I hear something?
You will be notified as soon as your application has been screened. Please keep us advised of your current mailing and email address.

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 Will I receive notification if I am not considered for the position?
You will receive notification. Please keep us advised of your current mailing and email address.

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 Will there be a test?
You will be notified by of any scheduled test or oral examination. Please keep us advised of your current mailing and email address.

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 If I pass the test, am I guaranteed an interview?
Only those candidates achieving the top scores will participate in the Interview Panel Evaluation.

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 How many openings are there for this position?
The number of openings can vary depending on the type of position; i.e. seasonal, part-time, management, non-management, etc. In some cases, this information is not available. However, all positions posted have at least one opening, unless otherwise stated.

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 How long will my name remain on the eligibility list?
For full-time positions, the eligibility list is valid for six months and may be extended for an additional six months. For part-time positions, the list is valid for six months.

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