FAQ

Q: How do I find out the status of my application?
A: At any time you can log into your account with GovernmentJobs.com to learn the status of any position you have applied for. Also, note that if your application moves to the interview stage in the recruitment process you will receive an email notification. So be sure to check your inbox frequently!

Q: How do I log into my account?
A: You can log into your account through GovernmentJobs.com, using the same log-in as when you applied for a position. If you encounter technical problems with your account, you can call GovernmentJobs.com at 855.524.5627.

Q: What is the timeline on hearing back about my application?
A: We receive a high number of applicants for our open positions and take the time to review each application. Our recruiters review applicants on a rolling basis throughout the position’s advertised period. If you qualify for the position, a member of our recruiting team or the hiring manager will contact you regarding scheduling an interview.  At any time, you can also long into your account with GovernmentJobs.com to review the status of your applications.

Q: How do I know if I meet the job qualifications for a position?
A: You can find the minimum qualifications you must meet to be considered for an interview in the job description’s Minimum Qualification section. If you do not meet those qualifications you most likely will not be contacted for an interview.

Q: How many jobs can I apply to at a time?
A: You may apply to as many positions as you’d like that you meet the minimum qualifications for.

Q: How do I highlight my veteran's status?
A: To claim veteran’s status, which so long as you meet the minimum qualifications of the position entitles you to a first round interview, please be sure to include your DD-214 and state that you are a veteran on your application under the appropriate field.

Q: If I applied/interviewed and wasn't selected, how long must I wait to reapply?
A: If you applied to a position and were not selected for an interview you will be subject to a 60-120 day wait period. After this time, if you wish to reapply to the same position, we ask that you verify you meet the minimum qualifications for the position and resubmit your application. For some positions (ex. Public Safety Communications Dispatch and Records) you are permitted to reapply right away.

Q: What if I need an accommodation for my interview?
A: When you are contacted for an interview, please let the recruiter or hiring manager know of your accommodation needs and our Human Resources team will support that request.

Q: How can I contact the Recruiting team for more information?
A: If one of the above questions does not answer your need, you can contact our recruiting team at careers@auroragov.org. We do receive a high volume of inquiries but we will respond as soon as possible to your inquiry.

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