What is the hiring process?

All applications will be reviewed by the assigned Human Resources Analyst for completeness and accuracy by the closing date. Once determined that the applicant is eligible to move forward in the examination process, the applicant may be invited to an examination to determine skill level or to an interview. The results of the examination process are tabulated and the applicant placed on an employment list that is active for two (2) years after the date of establishment.

Prior to appointment, selected candidates may undergo a pre-employment background check. Depending on the position, components of the background may include Live Scan (fingerprinting), medical examination, drug screen, DMV driving history, credit check, education verification, polygraph, and/or a psychological examination.

All hires on or after October 18, 2021 must be fully vaccinated, including the booster, for COVID-19. new employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before employment may commence. 

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1. Find out when and where the Personnel Board Meeting is being held?
2. Locate the Personnel Board Agendas and Minutes?
3. What is your address and hours?
4. Which bus line runs by City Hall?
5. What positions are currently available?
6. Where do I get an application?
7. Can I send you an interest card to keep on file?
8. Can I send you a resume?
9. Can I fill out an application and put OPEN on the position line so that I can be considered for any job that becomes available?
10. Can I apply online?
11. Where do I send my application for a job posting?
12. Can I bring my application to the Human Resources Department, or can it be mailed?
13. Can I fax or e-mail my application?
14. Where do I obtain a typing certificate?
15. What are the guidelines for typing certificates?
16. What is the hiring process?
17. What types of benefits does the City offer?
18. If I am applying for a Police Officer Trainee or Communications Dispatcher position, do you accept T-Scores from outside agencies?
19. What is the passing T-Score needed to submit with my application so that I will not have to take the P.O.S.T. exam again?