The City of Mesa uses a recruitment system (NEOGOV) that is widely used in the public
sector, including such local municipalities as Avondale, Peoria, Gilbert,
Goodyear, Scottsdale and Maricopa County (in progress).
- All on-line applications
must be submitted by the closing date.
- You must apply for at least one employment opportunity.
- There is an
automatic time-out if you do not do anything in the application system for 20 minutes.
- You will need to
utilize the drop down menus.
- You will be able to save your application at any
- Any unsaved
information will be lost.
- You have not applied at the City of Mesa until you accept the Terms and
Conditions and click the Submit button at the bottom of the page.
- When your
application has been successfully submitted, you will receive a confirmation email
sent to the email address supplied on your application.
Related Employment Information:
- If a
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required for the position,
statutes apply that affect all CDL holders.
- For information regarding the
essential functions of a position, please review the
description or contact the Human Resources Office.
- The City of Mesa considers each
applicant for City employment only on the basis of his or her qualifications for
the job and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age,
disability, national origin, or any other non-job-related factor.
- Every effort will
be made to process your application in a timely manner. The selection
process ensures a very thorough review of all applications to determine those
who meet the minimum requirements for this position. Due to the large
number of applications received for most positions and the thoroughness of the
screening process, the review and response to applications requires up to four
weeks to complete.
- Please wait to hear from us via e-mail (postcard if
you applied on paper); you will be notified when the review is completed.
Please do not call the Human Resources Office to check on the status of your
Criminal and/or Traffic Violation Convictions
- During the application process, you will be asked to disclose any
criminal and/or traffic convictions. The City of Mesa highly values
integrity; it is essential that you be honest and truthful. Human
Resources, will verify information provided on your application as part of the
pre-employment process should you be extended a conditional offer of
- Verification of information provided on your application includes
submitting your fingerprints to state and federal law enforcement agencies
(DPS and FBI) and requesting a five year driving record from the Motor
Vehicle Division (MVD).
- The information disclosed in this section will not necessarily
bar you from further consideration. However, if you have an existing
Ignition Interlock Device (IID) requirement and driving is a requirement of the
position, the City of Mesa will not consider you for employment.
- Any criminal convictions since their 18th birthday.
criminal conviction includes any misdemeanors and felonies (i.e., assault,
burglary, disorderly conduct, domestic violence, drug-related convictions,
Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), failure to
appear in court, larceny, shoplifting, trespassing, etc.). Such
convictions may have resulted in a fine(s), community service, probation or
- Any traffic violation convictions
within the past 5 years
- Traffic violations may include, but are not limited
to: Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Driving While Intoxicated (DWI);
failure to: yield, stop at stop sign or red light, appear in court; driving on a
suspended or revoked license, no proof of insurance/registration, reckless
driving, speeding, etc. Such violations may have resulted in citations,
community service, fine(s), revocation/suspension of license, traffic survival
school requirement, etc.
An existing Ignition Interlock Device (IID) requirement:
- If you currently have an IID requirement on your personal vehicle through the
Motor Vehicle Division as a result of a DUI conviction you will be required to
list on your application the effective and expiration dates of that requirement.
- If you are applying for a position that indicates a driving requirement on the
job description and/or job announcement, the City of Mesa will not consider you
- If you are applying for a position that does not indicate a
driving requirement, the City of Mesa will require you to sign a Memorandum of
Understanding acknowledging the fact that you will not be allowed to drive any
City vehicle until the IID requirement has been removed.
- If you are invited to a testing process and
might require reasonable accommodation to participate, please advise the Human
Resources Office at the time you are contacted.
- If you are
selected to participate in a testing process, appropriate documentation
verifying your disability or veteran status (i.e., DD214, Form SF-15, etc.) MUST be submitted
on the day of the scheduled testing for preference points.
points/codes shall be added to the final score or rating earned by the qualified applicant, but only
if the applicant earns a passing score or rating without preference.
- Approval of employment by the appropriate
- Passing a drug screen.
- If required by the position,
passing a scheduled physical examination paid for by the City.
completion of background investigation.
- All applicants hired by the City must
provide official verification as to identity and work authorization.
- City Policy allows the hiring of relatives of current City
employees into the same department as the currently employed relative. An
employee who has the authority may not appoint or recommend a relative to any
position within the same chain of command.
- Department Managers, the City
Clerk, the Presiding City Magistrate, Mayor, and City Councilmembers, and
Council appointed boards and committee members will not be allowed to have a
relative employed in any City department.