How to Apply for a City
The City of Selma welcomes
applications for openings in any position. For most
positions, the City only accepts applications during an
open enrollment or when a vacancy exists. However, for certain
safety positions in police and fire services (see Job
Opportunities page) you
may submit an application at any time. To make the
application process easier to understand, please review
You must submit a
Selma Employment Application Form and any required
supplemental documents to be considered in the recruitment
When completing the employment
application, be as thorough as possible when listing
experience, education and training needed to qualify for
the testing process. Precise dates of employment are
necessary for determining whether your experience is
actually qualifying. Be sure to include number of hours
worked at each prior position and whether each job was
full-time or part-time.
If a California Driver's
License is required for your position, be sure you include
the information under the appropriate section. You
must sign and date the application form prior to
regarding the application process:
The City of Selma is an Equal
Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin,
ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status,
sexual preference, veteran status, family care status,
gender or pregnancy. All personnel decisions and
selection methods are based upon job-related
qualifications and successful job performance.
If you have a disability that requires accommodation
during the selection process, please notify Human
Resources at least 48 hours prior to that phase of the
process for which you are requesting an accommodation.
Changes in address or
telephone numbers. If your contact information
changes after you have submitted your application form, be
sure to notify Human Resources as soon as possible.
Resume. A resume
may be required for some positions, however a resume will
not be accepted as a substitute for a City of Selma
application form. Please do not write "see attached
resume" instead of completing the application form as this
may lead to a rejection of your employment application.
Cover Letter. You
are welcome to submit a cover letter with your employment
application form but it is not necessary for any City
If a supplemental questionnaire is required, you must
complete and submit it with your application form.
The job flyer will clearly indicate if such a
questionnaire is necessary.
Late applications will not
be accepted. Please pay careful attention to the
deadline date and make sure your application form reaches
City Hall by that time. If you are using a mailing
service, you should make sure the delivery is guaranteed
by the filing deadline.