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For positions with a fixed closing date, all applications received that meet the minimum qualifications will be sent to the authorized Hiring Manager(s) where they will be evaluated and a decision made as which applicants to select for interviews. The volume of applications received varies per job and can be large, and the screening process may take several weeks.
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To get started, visit our Employment page to access a current list of Job Opportunities and to create an account. Please remember to keep a record of your username and password once you have set up an account. You will need to input this information exactly as it was originally entered in order to login to check the status of your application, update your contact information, or to apply for other positions.
The online system will allow you to submit an application until 4:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) on the deadline date. At that point the job announcement will be automatically pulled from our employment website. If you are completing an application and the deadline passes you will not be able to complete the submission. Positions which have ’Open Until Filled’ or ’Continuous’ listed as the closing date will be open to applications until enough qualified applicants are received to begin the interview process or until all positions have been filled. At that point, the job announcement will be pulled from our employment website. Apply as early as possible to assure you are considered for those job openings.
Yes; visit our Jobs Board website. Click the "Menu" button on the top left, and then select "Job Descriptions." Use the search box to find a job title you are interested in and then select the title. Above the General Summary in each job description you will find a link that says "Subscribe." This link will take you to the Job Interest Card. If you complete the required fields, you will receive an email when the position is posted on the Jobs Board under Job Opportunities. You may also use the "Notify Me for Future Jobs" link in the "Menu" on our City Jobs Board website which will allow you to select a certain type of job categories; Select the categories that interest you, and then select "Subscribe."
The Virginia Employment Commission has computers available for job seekers. In addition, any of the Public Libraries in the Charlottesville area will have computers available for use by the public, as well as the Downtown Job Center located in the basement of the Central Library. Be prepared to sign up to use a computer, and note that there may be a time limit.
You can check the status of your application(s) by signing-in to your account; Click on "City of Charlottesville Jobs Board," "Menu" and then "Applicant Login."
You must click "Save" in each section to retain the information you have entered. If you close your browser prior to clicking "Save", you will lose any information you entered after the last time you clicked "Save." If at any time you need to exit out of the application form, click the "Save" button at the bottom of the form. You can return to your application later by logging into your account under "Applicant Login."
You may attach a resume to your application during Step 1 of the application process after listing references.
*Please note that resumes will not be accepted by fax, email, or postal service. Submitting a resume is not a substitute for submitting a completed online application.
Yes. Once you have completed your online application, you can apply for multiple positions that are currently open. Please remember to update your application as needed regarding your work history, contact information, or other relevant information changes.
After you have submitted your application, you will see a link to ’Click here for a printable version of the application you just submitted.’ You may print from that link.
No. As with any position, once a closing date has passed, no application will be accepted. Please continue to visit our site and apply for new jobs as they become available.
No. Once an application has been submitted for a specific position you will NOT be able to make any changes to it. Should you need to make changes to a submitted application you must email Human Resources, prior to the position closing, indicating that you wish to invalidate your application and submit a new one. Once a position has closed no changes can be made to that specific application.
No. You must submit a separate application for each position in which you are interested.