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How do I apply for a position with the City of Garland?
The City of Garland provides a web-based Career Center for posting available positions and accepting applications. Click here to view and apply to current job opportunities with the City of Garland. 

If you do not have internet access at home, you may apply in the Human Resources Department at City Hall or at a Garland Public Library location.

I saw a City of Garland posting on a job board and I can’t locate it on the City of Garland website. Is it still available?
If you cannot locate the position in the City of Garland Career Center, the position is no longer available.

How do I find out if I am qualified for a position?
Each job posting includes an overview of the position, responsibilities and minimum qualifications.  If you meet the minimum qualifications, please submit an application.

How may I verify that my application was submitted and received?
When your application is received for a position, you will receive an e-mail response which says, "Thank you for applying."  You may also review your application submittals by logging in to your account at the City of Garland Career Center as an existing applicant.

How can I check the status of my application?
You may check the status of your application by logging in to your account at the City of Garland Career Center as an existing applicant.  You may "View Submittals" through the link from your account.  Applications may show the status as submittal (application received), under review (being screened by the hiring manager), and no longer being considered (your application was not chosen for further consideration). 

May I apply for several positions at once?
You may apply for as many positions for which you meet the minimum qualifications.  Once you have created a profile through the City of Garland Career Center, you may click on any open position to submit an application.

Do I have to provide a response to all application questions?
Almost all the information requested on the application is required. If there is a field that is mandatory, it will be noted with a red asterisk (*).  Your application will not be accepted if you leave any mandatory field blank.

Will I be informed if I am not being considered after I interviewed for a position?
If you supplied us with your e-mail address in your profile or application and you were not selected for the job for which you interviewed, you will be sent an e-mail notification that you were not selected.

May I update my contact information, application or add an updated resume?
Once you have created a profile on the City of Garland Career Center, you may return and make revisions and attach additional resumes as appropriate.