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An examination must be taken and passed for every position applied for, and is required to be placed on an Eligibility List.
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When positions are available, the City of Hialeah will advertise job opportunities online.
Generally, with the exception of a police officer, which requires citizenship, one can either be a U.S. Citizen or legal resident alien. Firefighter applicants may be legal resident aliens.
No, you need not be a resident of the City of Hialeah to either apply or work for the city.
No, each position requires that an application be filled out.
Generally, when a position is announced there is a one month period from the posting date in which to apply. Announcements will indicate deadline dates.
Applications are only accepted during the announcement period.
All proof of requirements must be submitted at the time of application.
An Eligibility List is a list that consists of all those persons who have taken an examination and have passed and is arranged in the order of highest to lowest passing score for a specific position.
The City of Hialeah uses the rule of three, which is that the top three candidates on an Eligibility List must be considered for appointment to the position under consideration.
Eligible candidates not selected from the top three shall be returned to the Eligibility List in accordance with their relative grades. Such eligible(s) shall be re-certified in groups of three eligible(s), and if not appointed, may be considered for a total of four times and then their names may be removed from the Eligibility List.
There is no specific time frame as long as there are names on the Eligibility List for consideration the list is active.
Once all of the names on the Eligibility List have been considered for appointment and either have been appointed or removed, the list is considered exhausted.
The examinations given at the City of Hialeah could be written, oral, performance, typing or any combination thereof.
No, not every examination will have a study guide.
No, all portions of an examination must be passed in order to be placed on an Eligibility List.
Yes, provided that the position is re-announced.
A score of 70% or higher is required on all examinations to be considered as having passed.
Notifications of test scores are generally given within a 2 to 4 week period via e-mail.
Civil Service Status is considered as "permanent status" within the City of Hialeah after being regularly appointed from an Eligibility List after serving a probationary period to a position which normally involves year-round service.
Veteran's preference will be granted to Florida residents in accordance with Florida law to eligible veterans and spouses of veterans.
Preference points will be awarded only if copies of supporting documentation (DD-214 and / or proof of receipt of disability benefits) is provided at time of application.
The City of Hialeah provides generous employment benefits to fit your needs. For benefit eligible employees, benefit eligibility begins 90 days following the date of employment.