Applications will be screened and those applicants possessing the MOST DESIRABLE minimum qualifications will be notified to participate in the interview process. All applicants will be notified via email or telephone whether or not they are invited to participate further in the selection process. Selected candidate must successfully complete a background and reference check. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, disability, medical condition (as defined by State law), marital status or political affiliation. In accordance with applicable Federal and State laws, the City will attempt to accommodate reasonably qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the City. Any qualified applicant with a physical or mental disability who requires an accommodation in the testing and/or selection process should contact the Human Resources Department and request an accommodation at least 3 business days prior to the interview.