Where do I begin?
Everything starts at our website, www.charlottesville.org/jobs. There you will find links to Job Opportunities, an Online Employment Application Guide, and Online Help for Getting Started. Please remember to keep a record of your username and password once you have set up an account, as you will need it to apply for other positions, and you will need to input this information exactly as it was originally entered.
How do I get an email address?
If you do not already have an email address, free email is available through a number of providers. Though we cannot endorse any particular vendor, you may want to go to one of these websites for more information: Hotmail, http://home.live.com/ or Yahoo Mail. https://login.yahoo.com/
Can I get help with completing the online application?
Yes. Help is available in person or by telephone from the City’s Human Resources staff on how to use the new system. HR staff cannot, however, complete applications for applicants. Live help is available in person or by telephone from Human Resources during business hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (434) 970-3490
In-person: 2nd floor of City Hall, 605 East Main Street, Charlottesville VA
How do I find out what jobs are available?
A list of available positions can be viewed 24 hours a day; 7 days a week from any computer with Internet access. Visit the website at http://www.charlottesville.org/jobs.
Can I apply for a position at any time?
The City of Charlottesville accepts applications only for current vacancies.
What if I do not have a computer or access to the web?
There is a computer available in the Department of Human Resources, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. We are located at City Hall, 605 East Main Street, 2nd floor.
The Virginia Employment Commission also has computers available for job seekers that you can use. In addition, any of the Public Libraries in the Charlottesville area will have computers available for use by the public. Be prepared to sign up to use a computer and there may be a time limit.
I get a connection error while using the site. What do I do?
If you experience errors on the site, you can try reloading the page or adjusting your browser's security settings. If you're still having problems, please contact us at (434) 970-3490, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
How do I check the status of my application?
You will receive notice of the status of your application by email if you selected that option or by letter. If you are no longer being considered for a position, a notice will be sent to the email address you used on your application, or a letter will be mailed to you. If you are selected for an interview or an offer of employment, you will be contacted by phone.
How do I save my application?
You must click "SAVE" to retain the information you have entered. If you close your browser prior to clicking "SAVE", you will lose any information you entered after the last time you clicked "SAVE." If at any time you need to exit out of the application form, click the "Save" button at the bottom of the form. You can return to your application later by logging into your account with your Username and Password.
What if I want to submit a resume?
You may either attach or cut and paste a resume into your application during Step 1 of the application process after listing references. Please note that submitting a resume does not substitute for completing the application form.
Who will see my application if I use the online application process?
All information is on a secure web server. Only the Human Resources Department staff and other authorized City personnel will have access.
Can I apply for more than one job at a time?
Yes. Once you have completed your online application, you can apply for multiple positions that are currently open.
How do I print my application?
After you have submitted your application, you will see a link to ‘Click here for a printable version of the application you just submitted.’
I missed the deadline - can I still apply?
As with any position, once a closing date has passed, no application will be accepted or considered. Please continue to visit our site and apply for new jobs as they become available.
Do I have to fill out an application?
A completed application, which includes certain information, is required for all positions. Required information is denoted with an asterisk (*). The more information you provide, the easier it will be to effectively evaluate your skills, abilities and qualifications. Incomplete applications may be rejected, so please be thorough.
Can I apply by sending my resume via e-mail?
Paper applications and resumes will not be accepted by fax, e-mail or postal service. Please apply online at www.charlottesville.org/jobs
Will I automatically be considered for other positions if I previously submitted an application?
No. You must submit a separate application for each position in which you are interested.
What should I do if my address or phone number changes?
You may update your personal profile, to include your address and telephone, at any time.
What happens after I file my application?
For positions with a fixed closing date, all applications received that meet the minimum qualifications requirements will be sent to the hiring department where they will be evaluated and a decision made as which to select for interviews. The volume of applications received varies per job and can be large, and the screening process may take several weeks.
Where can I find information about employment with Charlottesville Public Schools?
You must contact Charlottesville City Schools directly. For more information, please call (434) 245-2400.
For any further questions regarding the application process, please call
(434) 970-3490 or Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org