Frequently Asked Questions
If I submit a resume, do I still need to submit an employment application?
Yes, you are required to submit a City of Oakley employment application. As stated on the City Application, you may not submit a resume in lieu of an application.
How can I obtain the employment application?
You can obtain the City of Oakley Employment Application online by visiting the Current Job Openings page or you can stop by at Oakley City Hall to pick one up.
Where can I find the positions that the City is currently recruiting for?
Please visit the Current Job Openings page to learn more about the positions the City of Oakley is recruiting for.
When will I hear back from Human Resources about the application I submitted?
All applicants will hear back from Human Resources within two weeks of the recruitment deadline. Notification will be made through a phone call or email, please make sure you provide your full address on the application in order to avoid a delayed response.
What do you mean by no postmarks?
The City of Oakley does not accept any applications that are not received by the Human Resources Division by the specified recruitment deadline. This would mean that any applications postmarked by the Post Office by the recruitment deadline will not be accepted as having arrived on-time.
Can I submit my application through the City website?
Currently we do not have a system in place that allows us to accept applications online through our website. Applications can be submitted in–person, through the mail or by emailing all pertinent documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I learn more detailed information about the position I want to apply for?
For additional information about a recruitment announcement you have seen, please refer to the recruitment flyers or pamphlets located on the Current Job Openings page.
I have not heard back from Human Resources, how can I find out my status?
Once you allowed 2 weeks to pass from the recruitment deadline for the position you applied for, please attempt checking your email for correspondence. If you still do not have any notification, please feel free to contact Human Resources for an update.