FAQ's

  1. What web browser should I use?
  2. How do I find out what jobs are available?
  3. Who will see my application if I use iRecruitment?
  4. What if I do not have a computer or access to the Internet?
  5. Where can I complete an application?
  6. What if I do not have an email address?
  7. I've been working for the City of Springfield for a long time. Why do I still have to register and fill out an application?
  8. I missed the application deadline, can I still apply?
  9. How do I print my application?
  10. Why do you only use an online system for employment and staffing for the City of Springfield?
  11. Do I have to register each time I want to apply online?
  12. What do I enter as the end date for my current job?
  13. When I click on the 'job posting ID', there is no "APPLY NOW" button. What's wrong?
  14. Why do I get an error message when I click the web browser back button?
  15. Can I save my application before I finish completing it?
  16. What is the status of my application?
  17. I want a career with the City of Springfield. How do I get started?
  18. The job I want isn't posted can I still apply?
  19. How will I know if a job is open for recruitment?
  20. Must I live within city boundaries to apply / work for the city?
  21. How do I find out about the job duties, requirements, and type of exam for the job that I am interested in?
  22. How does the Human Resources Department determine if I qualify for this job?
  23. Why didn’t I get an interview or get scheduled for an exam if I met the requirements on the posting?
  24. What are the various types of testing or exams I might have to take?
  25. Is there anything that I can do to prepare for an oral exam / interview?
  26. I've applied, tested and/or interviewed; what happens now?
  27. Does the City require drug testing, background checks, credit checks, etc.?
  28. Does the city give veteran’s preference?
  29. What type of benefits does the city offer?
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