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Frequently Asked Questions

The material in this question and answer series is for your information only. It is not legal advice and is not designed to be used in place of legal advice. You should consult your own attorney for legal advice. The St. Joseph Legal Department provides this series to provide a general summary of procedures concerning violations of city ordinances in the City of St. Joseph, Missouri. It is issued to inform generally, not to advise of specific rights. As with any general information, the answers given here may not specifically apply to you.
Once I have applied for a position, will I be contacted?
You will only be contacted if you are chosen for an interview. Parks & Recreation seasonal applications are contacted as needed by the Parks Department. Police and Fire applicants are given notification of testing dates and times as they apply or by mail after applying. Successful completion of a physical agility and written test are required (for Police and Fire positions) before they can go further in the hiring process.

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1. Where do I apply for a job with the city?
2. How often do you post jobs?
3. How do I apply to be a Police Officer?
4. How do I apply to be a Firefighter?
5. If I don’t have the required certifications and licenses for firefighter, how can I obtain them?
6. What jobs do you have available for teenagers?
7. Once I have applied for a position, will I be contacted?
8. How do I get on the interview list?
9. How does the interview process work?
10. How do I file a claim against the City for property damage, personal injury, etc.?