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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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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.

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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

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Two month process

Answered - Lifeguard and Swim Instructor (Former Employee) - Fort Worth, TX

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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

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Probably six weeks

Answered - Assistant Director of Finance (Former Employee) - Fort Worth, TX

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2 weeks, The hiring process was easy and they were very helpful

Answered - Senior Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) - Fort Worth, TX

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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

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