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Civil Service Continuous Testing

Unless otherwise noted, the Office of Human Resources offers continuous Civil Service testing for the following classifications: Office Support Series, Food Service Series, Building Service Worker, and the journeyman trades of Carpenter, Painter, Electrician and Plumber. Promotional examinations for Civil Service classifications are also offered on a continuing basis.

To begin the testing and/or application process, you must have an account on our HireTouch application system.  If you are not sure if you have an account, please do not create a duplicate.  You can contact Doug James in the Office of Human Resources to reset password or look up account user names.  

  1. Access HireTouch at
  3. Complete profile information and select SAVE
  4. Select HERE in the middle of the page to start or edit your Civil Service Application
  5. Select START next to Employment Application- CS (This will show Continue or Edit if you have already begun or completed the CS Application.)
  6. Complete all 4 sections of the application:
    1. General Information
    2. Education History
    3. Employment History
    4. Signature and Confirmation
  7. At the bottom of the Signature page, select SUBMIT
  8. Complete the 3 Self-Identification forms
    1. Applicant Data Request
    2. Self-Identification of Disability
    3. Self-Identification of Veteran Status

To have your application materials reviewed for the series in which you are interested in testing for, contact the Office of Human Resources at  Qualified applicants will be allowed to take the exam during designated testing times.  

Exams are administered by appointment Monday through Thursday at 8:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. on the third floor of Rendleman Hall in Room 3210. Exams for Police Officer position titles, however, are administered only when a Police Officer position is available.  Applicants receive their exam scores for written exams between 7 and 10 business days after the day of the examination. Scores and ranking for electronic exams will be generated immediately after an exam is completed.

Applicants can retake a written exam three times within a year after a 30-day waiting period between each exam.

Detailed step by step instructions (including images) to create HireTouch account

Additional FAQs About the Civil Service Application and Testing Process

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