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Once interviewed, you will be contacted by telephone in the event you are selected for the position. At that time you will be asked if you are still interested in the position and told that we are ready to start your background check. The length of time this process takes may well depend on the accuracy and completeness of the employment application you submit.
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We post all openings on our web site. Depending on the position to be filled, we may also advertise the job in local newspapers or online through Indeed or industry specific websites.
We contact at least three of your prior employers. For positions requiring a degree or certification, we will contact colleges/universities, associations, etc. to verify the information provided on the employment application and you will be required to provide copies of all licenses, certifications, and high school/college diplomas (transcripts may also be required).
After an offer of employment is extended, the applicant being considered for the position will be asked to visit our offices to sign a release that will allow us to set up an appointment for the post-offer physical and drug screen. Once this is completed the applicant is contacted in order to set up the appointment with a medical provider who will conduct the physical and drug screen. The applicant will be required to bring a picture I.D. card for verification.
Applicants selected for employment will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check, which includes fingerprinting and a National/FBI check, and a post-offer physical examination that includes drug screening.
Once you submit an application for employment, the Human Resources Department staff is required to wait until the position closing date has passed before reviewing all applications. Applicants must be found to be minimally qualified in order to be further considered. The Department Head reviews all minimally qualified applicants and selects those to be interviewed based on experience, qualifications, and veterans' preference guidelines.
To learn more about how to become a State Certified Water/Wastewater Operator, access the Operator Certification Program Handbook.
Understanding Veterans' Preference (PDF).
All job opening are posted on the City website, or you can visit the Human Resources provided computer at City Hall, 2345 Providence Boulevard. We are open from 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.