GENERAL INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS
Applications are to be submitted in electronic form using this website
or www.governmentjobs.com unless specified otherwise.
The Job Description will specify how an application may be submitted.
Attached application documents must have one of the following
file extensions: pdf, doc, docx, txt or rtf.
Applications will not be accepted or considered if they are mailed, emailed, faxed,
or dropped off at our office.
Once a job posting closes, generally within two to three weeks, if you are selected
for an interview a response from the hiring authority should be received.
For Job Postings having a specific deadline, applications will not be accepted after that deadline.
This also applies to applications being re-submitted.
Some Job Postings are open as “continuous” or “until filled”. Applications will be accepted until a position has been filled or the decision has been made to remove the Job Posting.
El Paso County does not retain resumes or applications for future consideration.
Email is the primary form of notification used during the recruitment process.
You are responsible for the validity and reliability of the email address that you have entered
on your application.
Applying for more than one position a separate application needs to be submitted
for every position you apply for.
If a job posting requires that transcripts be sent, scan your transcripts and send the
electronic copy as an attachment. If you are called in for an interview, you will have
to present your official transcripts. You can scan your transcript document onto a computer
and attach the electronic version to your application. Do not have your school/institution mail
a copy of your transcript directly to El Paso County. Transcripts sent by mail to El Paso County
will not be accepted.
Only authorized El Paso County EBMS staff will have access to your complete on-line application;
with limited information provided to the department representative assisting with a specific recruitment. The data is not shared with anyone outside staff members and is maintained
on a secured web server.
COMPLETING AN APPLICATION
Provide accurate contact information
Use your full legal name, including last name, first name, and middle initial.
Enter a valid phone number.
The email address entered cannot be used by another account.
Provide sufficient information on your application regarding your education, work experience,
and applicable licenses/certifications to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications
for each position that you submit an application.
You may attach a resume to your application, but the application must be completed in its entirety. Incomplete applications may be rejected.
Complete all sections of the application - do not use "see resume"
APPLICATION SUBMISSION AND STATUS
Information on creating your applicant profile is available online at http://www.governmentjobs.com/AgencyInstructions.cfm.
Use a “master” application when applying for more than one position. Once you have
established your user account, you may click on the "Populate" button to automatically
populate a new application with the information from your previous ("master") application.
You may then review and update your application materials and required attachments
as necessary prior to submittal (if additional documents are required for another position
you are applying for, you will need to either submit, or re-submit those documents if allowed).
Once your application has been submitted (Certify and Submit icon), the information is saved.
If you make a change to your application after submittal, these changes are not visible to
Human Resources staff. The changes are only visible to you. However, a job posting may
allow you to resubmit a new complete application packet with your changes and appropriate attachments if done PRIOR TO the final filing deadline.
Save your application as you create it. Each time you complete a section of the application form,
click the "Save and View Application" button at the bottom of the form. If you need to exit
out of the application form before it is complete, click the "Save and View Application" button.
The system will save the information you have input.
Check your application before submitting. Review that the information on your application is correct. Review that all the required documents have been "attached" or inserted as "Text" if that is
an option (Please note that once your attachment has been successfully uploaded ("attached")
to your application, a link with the name of your file will be visible to you. If you do not see a
link with your file name, prior to submitting your application packet, please contact NEOGOV's technical support at 1-877-204-4442 for assistance in uploading the electronic version of your required attachment(s). Then click the "Certify and Submit" button thereby completing submission
of your application.
Confirming your application was received will occur by an automatically generated e-mail confirmation. It will be sent after submitting your application. This will be the notification your application was received; however the auto response does not confirm required attachments.
In many cases email notices will be sent to candidates throughout the recruitment process.
Be sure your email account allows for these communications to be received in your "Inbox"
and not your “Junk Mail” folder.