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Application & Selection Process

Mayor O'Connell and Chief Granitz

Step 1: Civil Service Testing Applications

Application process is now closed.  The next time applications will be accepted is 2022.

Step 2: Agility Test

Testing will be held during June 15-19, 2020. Test information, such as time and location, will be mailed to all qualified applicants.

Agility Test Requirements:

  • Vertical Jump: 15.5 inches
  • Sit Ups: 30 Repetitions
  • 300 Meter Run: 66 seconds
  • Push-Ups: 25 Repetitions
  • Run: 1.5 mile within 15.54 minutes

Step 3: Written Exam

Applicants who successfully pass the agility test will be required to take a written exam on June 27, 2020, Time and location to be announced.

Step 4: Placement

Applicants who successfully pass the written test will be contacted with their score and their placement on the eligibility list. Veteran’s Preference points will be included.

Step 5: Conditional Offer and Background Process

After an applicant has been selected from the sliding band, he or she will receive a conditional offer of employment and then be contacted by a background investigator. The candidate will be required to complete an in-depth questionnaire and be given a polygraph test.

For additional information, please refer to the Civil Service Board page.

**Information on this page is subject to change.