Once I have submitted my application, what is the process?

Most job postings include a closing date when applications will no longer be accepted. After the closing date, Human Resources will screen applicants for the minimum qualifications. Qualified applicants will be reviewed with the department hiring manager. Candidates whose qualifications best meet the department's needs will be contacted for testing and / or interviews. The process may take 2 to 4 weeks from the closing date to the scheduling of testing and/or interviews depending on the number of applications received and other factors. Only candidates selected for testing and/or interviews will be contacted.

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1. Where can I find a list of your current job openings?
2. May I apply for positions that are not currently posted?
3. Do I need to complete a separate application for each position I want to apply?
4. Are applications kept on file?
5. Once I have submitted my application, what is the process?
6. Are all applicants contacted about the status of their application?
7. Are all qualified applicants given the opportunity to test and / or interview?
8. What does it mean if a position is posted as “Open Until Filled” or “Applications will be accepted until the position is filled”?
9. What if I need special accommodations testing or an interview?
10. Should I send my application / resume directly to the City Department where the vacancy exists? Will this give me a better chance at an interview?
11. How do I get to the City of Rockford Human Resources Department?