City of Vernon California

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Employment Opportunities

All applicants must submit a City of Vernon application in order to be considered for the recruitment process, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an employment application. Applications must be received in the Personnel Department by the closing date shown on the job announcement.

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Application Process

Application and other resources submitted by the applicant are reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. All statements made on the application are subject to investigation and verification. Applicants who best meet the City’s needs will be invited to participate in the hiring process which may include a written exam and/or oral panel interview. The information in the job announcement does not constitute either an express or implied contract and these provisions are subject to change.

Hiring Process

The Human Resources Department shall administer competitive examinations as necessary to determine applicants’ qualifications and shall do so without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sex or sexual orientation. All tests shall be carried out in accordance with merit principles and in compliance with applicable State and Federal laws/regulations. All qualified applicants will undergo the same competitive examination process.

Based on the examination results, all successful full-time and part-time employees will have their names placed on a closed promotional list of eligible candidates. Also, based on the examination results, all successful temporary employees and all other applicants will have their names placed on an open competitive list of eligible candidates.

All candidates for employment shall be administered a pre-employment medical and drug screen examination following an employment offer and which shall be required only after the candidate has met all other job requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The City of Vernon does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, color, sex, religion, ancestry, age, medical condition or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.

Americans with Disabilities Act

All applicants requiring reasonable accommodation throughout the application, testing and selection process due to a qualified disability must notify the Personnel Department in advance at (323) 583-8811 ext. 323.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding the application process or our current employment opportunities, please contact the Personnel Department at (323) 583-8811 ext. 323. The Personnel Department is located at 4305 Santa Fe Avenue, Vernon, CA 90058. Office hours are Monday – Thursday from 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Personnel maintains a 24-hour recorded job hotline (323) 826-1412.