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The steps of the selection process vary depending upon the position.
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The City of Hopewell only accepts applications for vacant positions, that is, any position that has been announced and for which we are actively recruiting. General applications are not kept on file.
When a position becomes available for competitive recruitment, the department forwards information to Human Resources to post the position. Upon review and approval, the position is announced on our career page and you may apply during the posted time frame. In addition to current announcements, we have a feature called a “Job Interest Card.” This feature allows you to subscribe to email notifications for positions posted in the job categories you select.
To learn more see our Government Jobs webpage.
Yes, you must submit a separate application for each job. You may apply for as many jobs as you wish, as long as the positions are currently being advertised.
Notify Human Resources immediately. We will make the necessary changes to your records.
If we are unable to contact you because you have moved or changed your phone number, your name may be withdrawn from further employment consideration.
No, you must submit a separate application for each position.
Your application is referred to the hiring department for further review and evaluation. If you are selected to move to the next step of the selection process, you will be contacted by email. Usually, applicants selected to move forward to the next step are contacted within four weeks of the closing date.
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Sometimes, it may be a month or longer between steps in the hiring process. We know this seems like a long time, but we want to evaluate everyone fairly in order to find the best person for the job. The time and effort are worth it; a job may be waiting for you!
City of Hopewell300 N Main StreetHopewell, VA 23860Phone: 804-541-2200