Questions and Answers about Arlington County

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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?


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Usually takes about three to four weeks.

Answered - Program Manager, Senior Adult Mental Health (Former Employee) - Arlington, VA

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4-6 weeks
3 interview panels

Answered - Treasury Specialist (Former Employee) - Arlington, VA

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For most civilian jobs that do not require a background investigation, start to finish hiring is usually done in 2 to 3 months. However, if you are seeking a job that requires a background investigation it may take 3 the 6 months or longer depending on the complexity of the background.

Answered - Chief of Police (Current Employee) - Arlington, VA

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If you have the credentials it is an easy hire.
Plan on six months for worklife. Keep looking in the meantime.
Very stressful activities and job accountabilities.

Answered - Office Manager (Current Employee) - washington Blvd., Arlington, Va

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