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Application Process
The City of Allen only accepts applications for positions that are currently open. Applications must be submitted online. Learn more about current job openings at the City of Allen or apply online.

City applications are required for all open positions. Resumes are accepted as a supplement to, but not in lieu of, a City application. Resumes and other pertinent information can be sent as an attachment in the online application process.

Applications and resumes are reviewed by the Human Resources Department to ensure that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications of the job. It is important to note that only applicants whose experience meets the minimum qualifications are considered. The hiring department then reviews the applications and schedules interviews.

Although all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are considered, those candidates whose background, experience and education are most closely related to the position may be considered first. Not all applicants will necessarily be interviewed.

Filling a job vacancy can take from 30-90 days, depending on the type of position. To check on the status of an application, please visit GovernmentJobs and select the "Career Seeker" tab at the top of the screen. You will need to log into your account. Once logged in, click on "Application Status" to view the status of each application submitted.

A job offer for the City of Allen is contingent upon successfully completing pre-employment screenings, which consist of a drug test, criminal background check, driving record check and a physical examination, if applicable. A final job offer is made only after these requirements have been met.

All applicants not selected for an interview will be notified of the status of the position in writing by the HR Department.

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