We're always looking for talented people of all backgrounds to join our team. Hiring in civil service is methodical with different requirements than the private sector. Our Civil Service Commission and collective bargaining agreements ensure the whole process provides:
- Merit-based hiring system
A typical hiring process includes:
The City offers a variety of roles. These include appointed and civil service jobs, firefighters and police officers. Hiring for appointed and civil service jobs can take one to two months. We hire police officers and firefighters through academies. That process can take four to six months.
The competition for City jobs is strong. We're proud to use veteran's preference in hiring.