The City is shooting for a 60 to 90 day total time-frame from the time a position is posted until the time a candidates begins employment. Some positions take less time, some take more. The basic steps are: 1. Submit an online application. 2. Phone Intervew 3. In-person Interview 4. Any testing required for the position. 5. If chosen for the position, then pre-employment checks (ie. criminal background check, education verification, etc). Any particular position could require something additional, but those are the basic steps.
To see and apply for our openings, go to careers.fortworthtexas.gov
Answered by City of Fort Worth
It took about 6 months. Application on city website, typing test downtown, panel interview, background check, polygraph, physical, drug test, final interview.
Answered - Public Safety Communicator I (Former Employee) - Fort Worth, TX
Two month process
Answered - Lifeguard and Swim Instructor (Former Employee) - Fort Worth, TX
Very sketchy application process. You definitely have to know people who have done it before. Can take a couple months
Answered - Lifeguard (Current Employee) - Fort Worth, TX
Probably six weeks
Answered - Assistant Director of Finance (Former Employee) - Fort Worth, TX
2 weeks, The hiring process was easy and they were very helpful
Answered - Senior Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) - Fort Worth, TX
I interviewed and then was emailed a copy of my back ground and then was called to sign letter of offer and started a few weeks later
Answered - Intake Specialist (Current Employee) - Fort Worth, TX