Learn About the Employee Selection Process

  • A City application and if required, a supplemental questionnaire, must be filed for each position for which you are applying. A resume may be attached, but a complete City application is still required.
  • Recruitments are online only. Completed application materials must be submitted online by the date and time indicated on the job announcement.
  • If, because of a disability or for religious reasons, you would like to arrange for an accommodation in order to participate in the testing process, we encourage you to contact the Human Resources Department at 707-543-3060 (voice) or 707-543-3063 TDD). if you have questions regarding Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity in the City of Santa Rosa you may contact the Human Resources Department at 707-543-3060.
  1. Application Screening

    Learn more about how the application screening process works at the City.

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  2. Written Examination Process

    Taking a written examination can be stressful, especially if it has been some time since you have taken one. The best way to combat that nervousness is to properly prepare yourself to take the exam by knowing what you can expect during the testing process.

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  3. Appraisal Interview

    The following information refers to a structured, Human Resources managed oral board processes. It does not apply to selection interviews managed by hiring departments.

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