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Employment Application


  1. 1. Step One
  2. 2. Answer all questions completely and accurately. Notify us promptly of any changes to the information indicated here.
  3. 3. Education History
  4. 4. Driver’s License Information
  5. 5. Employment History
  6. 6. Professional Licenses/Certifications/Registrations
  7. 7. Step Seven
  8. 8. Criminal History / Conviction Record
  9. 9. Release and Authorization
  10. 10. DPS Computerized Criminal History (CCH) Verification
  • Step One

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    2. An Equal Opportunity Employer

    3. We welcome and appreciate your interest in employment with the City of Elgin. We are an equal opportunity employer. No question on this application is intended to secure information for discriminatory purposes.

    4. **Active Applications: Active applications are kept on file for 2 years from the date of receipt. One application per position may be accepted. An Active application is any application being submitted for a current listed open position within the City. An application submitted for “any”, a position that is not currently open, or any incomplete application will not be considered “Active” for the purposes of local Government Retention Schedules and will be disposed of as soon as no longer needed for immediate operations.

      Applicants are required to submit accurate, complete and truthful information in response to questions on this application, on a resume, and other information provided, including post-offer medical history information and information related to the post-offer drug test provided by the City’s designated clinician. Failure to do so will be grounds for rejection of this application. Applicants must provide supplemental written information where necessary to accurately and completely respond to questions.

      This form is part of the examination process. Before completing the application, consider the duties of the job and minimum qualifications for the specific job for which you are applying (with or without reasonable accommodation). You must meet the minimum qualifications of the position to be considered for the next step, so be sure to list all relevant experience whether paid or unpaid, full or part time, intern or volunteer status. **(see note at end of application)

      The City of Elgin reserves the right to disqualify any application which is incomplete.This means all spaces must be filled out. If it doesn’t apply, please right N/A in the space. This application may be completed at your convenience; however, failure to provide required documents by the published recruitment deadline (if applicable) may result in disqualification. All applicants are required to complete an application form prior to interviewing for a position. (Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application but may be attached.)