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You can now apply online by visiting Government Jobs and clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the 'Apply' link! After viewing the Job Description, click the ‘Apply’ tab.  If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password.  After your account has been established, you can import your resume from LinkedIn, upload it from a saved document on your computer, or manually enter your personal information.  This application will be saved and used to apply for future job openings.

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No, the City of Duarte only accepts applications for positions that are currently open and posted on our Employment Opportunities section of the website. Once a position is open, login using the account you created on GovernmentJobs.com and apply for the position you may be interested in.

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No, faxed applications are not accepted. 

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No, a City employment application must be completed and submitted online through Government Jobs. Employment applications ensure that we request the same information from every applicant to allow us to be objective in selecting qualified applicants. You may attach a resume to your application as a way to provide more information about your qualifications.

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Yes, you can update your contact information at any time by logging into your account with Government Jobs

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The City offers Other Government Opportunities information online and at City Hall, but does not accept applications for the School District or jobs in Duarte. The Human Resources Division can only assist you with employment opportunities at Duarte City Hall.

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Public computers are available at the County of Los Angeles Public Library in Duarte, located at 1301 Buena Vista Street, Duarte, CA 91010.  Library personnel can be reached at (626) 358-1865.

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After an application is submitted, the Human Resources Division works with the hiring Department and reviews all applications received. Those candidates who most closely meet the requirements of the position, as well as possess the most relevant education, experience and skills will be selected to participate further in the process. That process may include, but is not limited to, written, practical and/or oral examinations, and a background investigation.

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Recruitments are very competitive and at times we cannot invite all qualified candidates to continue in the selection process. If you are not selected to continue in the recruitment process, you may reapply for any other openings in the future.

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The selection process and timelines vary depending upon the position. Selection processes can include one or more of the following: minimum qualifications screening, writing sample, written examination, performance test, oral examination, and/or practical assessment. It may take up to two (2) weeks in between each step of the selection process.

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An oral examination may consist of an interview panel made up of people who are familiar with the general duties of the position, who will ask an applicant a series of job related questions to assess knowledge, skills and abilities. Candidates are then ranked in order of their performance.  

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When a position becomes available, the City of Duarte will post an announcement on our website in the Employment Opportunities section, where you will be able to view a job flyer of the position. Job descriptions for each position are also listed on the website. Please carefully review the job flyer and description, along with the qualifications of the position to determine if you meet the requirements.

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Volunteer opportunities exist in many areas of the City, including the Public Safety Department and Parks and Recreation Department. If you would like to volunteer for the City, please contact the Department in which you are interested. A volunteer application is available for download in the Volunteer Opportunities section of the City’s website.

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You can log onto Government Jobs using the user account you created when you applied to check your application status. 

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Yes, you will be notified by email or phone. Please allow at least two (2) weeks from the closing date of the position to receive notification of your status.

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City rules prohibit the employment of relatives of City employees and elected and appointed officials under certain circumstances. Details can be found in the City Personnel Rules and Regulations. Certain jobs may also require the ability to drive or specific licenses class. Other jobs may have minimum age requirements or other requirements and restrictions. Specific requirements for each job may be found in Job Descriptions.

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