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CITY OF PALESTINE HUMAN RESOURCES504 North Queen Street Palestine, Texas 75801
Telephone 903-731-8427 Fax 903-731-8461 Email Human Resources
Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Palestine, Texas. The City of Palestine is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. The City is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process please contact Human Resources or 903-731-8421 at least 48 hours in advance of your need for an accommodation.
The City of Palestine requires all individuals who wish to be considered for employment to complete and sign a City of Palestine Employment Application Form. A resume or additional documentation may be attached to the application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Please complete all application form sections.
Completed applications must be received in the Human Resources Office by 5:00p.m. on the date of the deadline to apply. Application forms postmarked by the date of the deadline to apply may be accepted if received in a timely manner.
The application form and all attachments become the official property of the City of Palestine. Any questions, concerns, and/or complaints regarding the application process should be directed to the Human Resources Department.
The process takes a minimum of 2 – 3 weeks from the date of the deadline to apply; however, some positions may take longer. The Hiring Department will contact applicants selected for interviews and will make the final hiring decision.
For information concerning the status of your application, please contact the Human Resources Department thru Email or by calling (903) 731-8427.
All information on the application form and any attached documentation you submit is subject to verification by the Hiring Department or Human Resources Department. As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a criminal background check, drug test, and verification/review of driver's license record. Applicants refusing to cooperate, failing to show up for a scheduled appointment or failing to successfully pass required tests will be disqualified for consideration of employment with the City of Palestine for a one-year period.
Employment Application Form
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
The application must be fully completed to be considered. Please complete each section, even if you attach a resume.
Please list any active licenses and certifications.
That all the information provided by me in connection with my application, whether on this document or on any attachment, is complete, true and correct. I know the City will rely upon this information in making a decision to hire me. Consequently, I further understand that any misstatement, falsification, or omission of information will void my application and prevent any further processing. If the City obtains such information after I am hired, I will be subject to termination from my employment with the City.
For the purpose of verification, any persons, organizations, and educational institutions listed on this application or any attachment may give any and all requested information concerning my previous employment, education, experience or other information to the City.
That as a condition of employment with the City, I must successfully pass a thorough background investigation, which may include a criminal history check, driving record verification, etc.
That as a condition of employment with the City, I may be required to submit to a medical examination and/or drug test by a physician or laboratory selected by and at the expense of the City at such time as is required.
That any offer of employment with the City of Palestine is at-will and does not constitute a promise or guarantee that my employment will continue for any specified period of time.
That any employment offer will be at the continuing discretion of the department directors, division managers and supervisors concerned. I am aware that this application and all attachments will become the property of the City and will become a part of my personnel file if I am accepted for employment.
That if employed, I must successfully complete a six-month probationary period of employment.
By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.
The City of Palestine is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. The City is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process please contact [email protected] or 903-731-8421 at least 48 hours in advance of your need for an accommodation.
Completion of this form is voluntary. Any answer you provide on this form will be kept private and cannot be used against you in any way. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of punishment if you did not previously identify as having a disability.
You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.
In extending this invitation, we advise you that: workers and applicants are under no obligation to respond but may do so in the future if they choose and responses will remain confidential within the human resource department. Refusal to provide this information will have no bearing on your application and will not subject you to any adverse treatment.
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