Frequently Asked Questions


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How do I apply for a job?

Applications are accepted online for open positions. We do not accept paper applications or resumes in lieu of an application. Applications are only accept for current open positions.


I do not have internet access. How do I apply for a position?

A limited number of computers are available in our Human Resources Office for prospective employees to submit their application. Prospective applicants are also encouraged to utilize computers at local libraries to apply.


Why was my application not considered?

Once received, all applications will be reviewed for completeness and to ensure that an applicant meets the minimum qualifications of the position that they are applying for. Incomplete applications along with applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be forwarded for review. If your application was complete and you did meet the minimum qualifications the hiring manager will contact you directly if you are selected to continue in the hiring process. Due to the volume of applications we receive, not all qualified candidates will be contacted.


May I send my resume?

A resume is not an acceptable form of application. However, you may attach your resume to your online application for the hiring manager to view. Please note that applications not completely filled out, but have a resume attached, will still be considered an incomplete application.


Once I have applied online, when will I be contacted?

Once you have applied online, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position(s) in which you are applying. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your application will be routed to the hiring manager for review. The hiring manager will contact you directly if you are selected for an interview. Due to the high volume of response we receive for our open positions, the hiring manager will be unable to contact every applicant.


How can I check the status of my application?

You may contact our Human Resources office at 972-216-6218 to check the status of your application.


How do I know that the City has successfully received my online application?

Once you have submitted your application online, a confirmation page will appear. Please note the confirmation number assigned to your application. You will also receive a confirmation email, if you provided a valid email on your application. Be sure to check your spam or junk mail folder if you do not receive the confirmation email in your inbox.


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