To submit an application:
Submit your application on-line (preferred), as an email attachment, via mail or hand delivered by the indicated time and date on the posting to assure consideration of your application. Your application should fully describe your experience and training as it relates to this position. We do not accept faxed applications.
To receive confirmation that your application has been received, you must apply on line and include your email address.
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THE SELECTION PROCESS:
How applications are screened:
During the initial phase of the process applicants are screened based upon the relevant knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include screening of supplemental questionnaires, structured interviews, various written and aptitude tests, assessment center exercises, medical examinations, psychological evaluations, reference and background checks. The second and last two methods are used for all finalists.
Notification of status:
Applicants selected to continue in the selection process will usually be notified up to three weeks after the posting deadline. Due to the volume of applications received by the City, generally, only applicants selected for further consideration; i.e., an interview will be contacted.
If you are not a finalist and have included your email address on your on line application or on your paper application, you will receive email notification that you will not be proceeding with the process. The status of positions in the recruitment process can be viewed at Closed Job Status.
Applications are reviewed and screened without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disabilities, or any other legally protected status.
The City of Springfield recognizes the extensive contributions of men and women who have served in the Armed Services. As a veteran, you may be entitled to preference when seeking employment with city government. Please contact Laura Turner at 541-726-4661 or email@example.com to learn more about Veterans Preference Points.
The City of Springfield complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Department at 541-726-3705.
In accordance with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, the City of Springfield will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Under normal circumstances an employee will be appointed at the first step of the salary range as it appears on the posting. If a Department Head believes it is necessary to make an appointment above the first step, the request must be approved by the Human Resource Director or the City Manager. In reviewing such requests, consideration will be given to the qualifications of candidate, market conditions, and internal relationships with similar positions.
For all full-time positions (excluding temporary), the City provides holiday, vacation, and sick leave, life insurance and City-paid retirement after six months of employment, medical and dental coverage. Employees in certain job categories are eligible for additional benefits. Part-time employees (excluding temporary) receive prorated vacation, sick, and holiday leave, and are able to participate in the group health insurance program, if they contribute a percent of the monthly salary.
NOTE: OFFICES AND BUILDINGS ARE “SMOKE FREE” WORKING ENVIRONMENTS.
The City of Springfield is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer