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The required skills and qualifications are typically displayed within the job posting online. Our applicant support team cannot advise on qualifications for any jobs. For more specific details email Human Resources.
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The basic information that you have entered serves as an application template. This template allows you to apply for multiple positions without having to create new applications. To submit the application template for a specific position, perform a job search to find a job you are interested in and click on the job title to view the job posting. Click Apply, which is located toward the upper left-hand side next to Job Details. For example:
Your application template fills in the basic information for step one, and you are able to proceed with the application process steps.
The application process sections appear vertically on the left-hand side of the screen. For example:
Once you've completed a section, you can continue by clicking on the next section in the sequence, or click Next at the bottom of the page. If you would like to revert to previous section, click on that section name on the left-hand side.
You can return to your application to submit at a later time. Though the system does auto-save while completing the application, make sure you save the field you are working on before signing out. Be sure to log back into your account and submit your application prior to the posting close date.
If you need to exit the application, click Save at the bottom of the page you are working on. All of the information that you have entered up to that point is stored. As long as the job you are applying for is still open, you may return to submit your application.
You cannot apply through GovernmentJobs.com for positions that are closed. If you started an application prior to the closing date, and did not submit it, you will not be able to submit that application. Our applicant support team is not able to change the closing date. For further information, you may contact Human Resources at 408-586-3090 or via email to Human Resources.
You cannot make changes once you certify and submit the application to the organization. If you want to update the application you can either re-apply for the position, or contact the organization to see if it is possible make changes. If you receive an error message when resubmitting your application that does not allow you to apply again, or if the position has closed, you may want to contact the organization directly. Our applicant support team cannot make changes to an already submitted application.
To attach a document successfully, first close the file that you are trying to attach, and then check the following:
Once an application is submitted, you cannot make any changes to that application. Any attachments added to your application template are not automatically sent to the organization. In order to ensure the organization receives any newly attached documents, you must submit a new application. If you receive an error message when resubmitting your application that does not allow you to apply again, or if the position has closed, you may want to contact the organization directly.
In order to submit the application successfully, all required fields, questions, and attachments must be supplied. If you see a red exclamation mark next to a section, please click on the section to complete missing information. For example:
Also, check for red text within the section indicating which information is missing. Ensure that all questions marked as required (designated by an asterisk *) have been answered, for example:
If you did not answer some of the questions because they did not apply to you, but the question is required, you must type N/A into the text box. For example, if the question is: If you answered yes to the question above, please explain and if you answered No to the previous question, type N/A.
Once everything has been answered and all documents have been successfully attached, you are able to submit your application.
It is not possible to withdraw an application online. Once officially submitted, the application becomes property of the organization. You must call the organization directly for further action.
You can print a submitted application by clicking on Applications > Job Title > Print on the top right-hand corner.
Yes, you can access all of your submitted applications by clicking on Applications and Status.
Once you are logged into your account, click on Applications and Status.
You can see all of the applications you have submitted, and the status for those applications. If you still have questions regarding your status after viewing this page, you should contact the organization with which you applied.
Once you've submitted your application, you see a confirmation message that you've successfully applied with the organization. You are also sent a confirmation email. To verify the status online, log into your account, and click on the Application tab.
No. Once the application is submitted to the organization, a record remains in the Application Status area of your account.
You can update the contact information on your profile at any time. Log into your account and click on Account Settings > Edit. Any changes that you make are updated with the organization automatically.
For questions regarding application status or recruitment details, please contact Human Resources at 408-586-3090 or via email to Human Resources.
The City of Milpitas is no longer accepting paper applications. All applications must be submitted via the Government Jobs portal for consideration.
For specific details or information related to the job, please contact the City of Milpitas Human Resources Office at 408-586-3090 or by email to Human Resources.