Employment Application


Thank you for your interest in seeking employment with the City of Maitland

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Updated 07/21/2015

** ALL APPLICANTS NOTE** EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION, ATTACHMENTS AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, ARE PUBLIC RECORDS AND UNDER THE FLORIDA PUBLIC RECORDS ACT CHAPTER 119 FLORIDA STATUTES, MAY BE RELEASABLE UPON REQUEST, UNLESS AN EXEMPTION APPLIES [F.S. 119.071].

THE CITY OF MAITLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, GENETIC INFORMATION, MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS.

 

Name *
Name
Address *
Address
Home Phone *
Home Phone
Cell/Other Phone
Cell/Other Phone
Are you available to work *
If Part-Time, please indicate availability below
Mornings
Afternoons
Evenings
If a job requirement, check all which you will be able to work
Education
High School
Undergraduate College
Graduate Professional
Other (Specify)
Work Experience
BEGIN WITH YOUR MOST CURRENT OR MOST RECENT EMPLOYER. If you held multiple positions with the same organization, detail each position separately. Include any job-related military service assignments and volunteer activities. Attach additional sheets if necessary. Complete all questions in this section. You may write “See Resume” only on the work experience section. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure a resume is attached.
(Current or Most Recent) Employer 1
Hours Worked
Employer 2
Hours Worked
Employer 3
Hours Worked
Employer 4
Hours Worked
Comment
Miscellaneous
Other Qualifications
Specialized Skills
Check Skills/Equipment Operated
Personal/Professional References
DO NOT INCLUDE FAMILY MEMBERS
Reference 1
Reference 1
Phone
Phone
Address
Address
Reference 2
Reference 2
Phone
Phone
Address
Address
Reference 3
Reference 3
Phone
Phone
Address
Address
Reference 4
Reference 4
Phone
Phone
Address
Address
Filing Applications
A. Applications are accepted only when there is a position vacancy and an announcement is posted. B. All applications for employment must be postmarked by the advertised closing date, no exceptions. The City of Maitland reserves the right to fill a vacancy prior to the published closing date. C. Applications/resumes, and additional support documents may be submitted prior to the closing date of the vacancy and are accepted at City Hall between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please ensure you have filled out your email address on #14. D. An application is considered only for the vacant position applied for. If there is more than one vacant position, a separate application for each is required. An application received for a current vacancy will not be considered for any future vacancy. E. Persons who submit an application by mail must have it postmarked on or before the announced closing date for the position, if applicable. F. An applicant selected to fill a vacancy will be subject, as part of the process, to passing a medical evaluation, to include a drug screening test, as a condition of employment.
Veterans
In order to be considered for Veterans' Preference through the City of Maitland, you must complete and submit a Veterans' Preference Form with your application and submit your DD-214, or other official documents which substantiate your eligibility for Veterans' Preference, i.e. branch of service, entry and discharge dates, and the type of discharge. (Veterans' Preference Forms are available upon request from the Human Resources). If applying on-line, e-mail your DD-214 or other official documents to hr@itsmymaitland.com, or fax your DD-214 or other official documents to 407/539-6285 attention HR. Documentation not received within the announcement period will not be considered.
Referral of Applications
A. Applications are not normally forwarded to the hiring department/division prior to the closing date. An exception to this would be if the posting contains the statement "Position is open until filled" or in an unusual or emergency situation. B. After the position has closed, the Human Resources will screen applications to determine if they meet the minimum qualifications as posted for the position. The Human Resources will: - Forward to the hiring department/division all applications determined to be qualified. C. The hiring department/division will: - Review and select applicants for interview, - Contact selected applicants for interview, and - Make a selection decision. (If you claim a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and need an accommodation for the interview, please advise a member of the Human Resources staff at 407/539-6255 or 407/539-6218) D. The Human Resources will notify all applicants not selected for the position by email if one provided, or mail.
Testing Policy
Some positions may require a job related test be administered as part of the selection process.
Completing the Application Form
A. Answer all questions on the application, giving complete answers to all questions. B. It is important that you include the month and date in your employment history. Failure to do so may cause disqualification of your application. Please provide information on all positions held for the last ten (10) years (where applicable). C. The City of Maitland reserves the right to conduct a background search at anytime to verify all answers on the application; falsification of any item is cause for disqualification of application and/or termination. D. If you wish to submit a resume with your application, please list all information of the previous Employer(s) on the "Work Experience" section of the application, you may insert "see resume" only on the "Work Experience" portion after the employer's information, all other questions have been completed. RESUME AND ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS MAY BE SUBMITTED TO HR@ITSMYMAITLAND.COM OR FAXED TO 407/539-6285.
Special Requirements
It is your responsibility to clearly indicate on your application or resume if you possess any of the special requirements listed in the job announcement and to present copies of special certificates of licenses at the time of application.
Driver's License
For positions which state "must possess and maintain a valid operator or commercial driver's license issued by the State of Florida", "VALID" is defined as an issued license which is not expired nor has, within the past three (3) years, been denied, restricted, revoked, or suspended. Furthermore, a conviction within the last three (3) years for driving while intoxicated, under the influence of narcotics, and/or any serious violation, to include, but not limited to, reckless driving, endangering the lives of others, or racing, are grounds for disqualification in compliance with the requirements of the City's insurer. Suspensions for non-moving violations will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Driver's License checks will be conducted for verification of status.
Notice to Firefighter & Police Officer Applicants
If you are applying for a position as a certified firefighter or police officer, you must submit copies of substantiating certificates and documents with the application form. If applying on-line, fax copies to 407/539-6285 attention HR, or e-mail electronic copies to hr@itsmymaitland.com.
City of Maitland is a Drug Free Workplace
As part of our commitment to a drug-free workplace, for any positions designated as a mandatory position or a special risk position under applicable law, job applicants are offered employment conditional upon successfully passing a drug test. Refusal to take the test, or failure to pass the test according to minimum standards, is cause for disqualification. Additionally, if you become employed with the city, you may be required to submit to a drug test as requested and in accordance with applicable law. Your refusal, or failure to pass the test according to minimum standards, will result in your termination.
Background Checks
Your signature on the employment application authorizes the City of Maitland to request criminal conviction records, to include fingerprinting, from State and Federal agencies, and employment and educational information/verification from your existing/previous employers and educational institutions, and credit history check (where applicable). If you have ever been convicted; pleaded guilty; or pleaded nolo contender to any criminal offense, you need to attach a separate attachment sheet giving offense, date, county, state and disposition for each offense. If applying on-line, e-mail criminal history information to hr@itsmymaitland.com, or fax criminal history information to 407/539-6285 attention HR. By placing your signature on the application and not submitting a separate attachment sheet, you are stating that you have never been convicted; pleaded guilty; or pleaded nolo contender to any criminal offense. A criminal record does not constitute an automatic bar to employment and will be considered only as it relates to the job in question.
E-Verify
Once an applicant is made a conditional job offer, the City uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization with the Social Security Administration (SSA) & the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from the Form I-9.
Social Security Number
According to FS 119.071, The City of Maitland is informing you that your social security number may be collected for the purposes of tax reporting; background checks, training, and benefit information. If your social security number is requested, you will be provided in writing the specific federal or state law governing the collection, use or release of your social security number for each purpose for which the City is collecting the number to include whether it is authorized or mandatory.
Waiver
As part of condition of employment, if I am offered a position with the City of Maitland I waive my rights to a trial jury as to any disputes regarding my employment with the City.
Email Address Required
Employment correspondence will be conducted through e-mail.
Checking the box below acknowledges that you have read and understand the above information and requirements
Signature *
Applicant's Statement & Certification
I certify that answers given herein are true and complete. A false answer to any question(s) in this application or interview(s) may be grounds for non-selection. In the event of employment, I understand that false or misleading information given may result in discharge. I understand, also, that I am required to abide by all rules and regulations of the employer. I authorize investigation of all statements in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. This application for employment shall be considered active only for the vacant position applied for. If there is more than one vacant position, a separate application for each is required. Applications are accepted only when there is a position vacancy and an announcement is posted. I hereby understand and acknowledge that, unless otherwise defined by applicable law, any employment relationship with the City is of an “at will” nature, which means that the Employee may sever the relationship at any time and the Employer may discharge Employee at any time with or without cause. It is further understood that this “at will” employment relationship may not be changed by any written document or by conduct unless such change is specifically acknowledged in writing by an authorized executive of the City. I understand that this document is NOT an offer of employment, and that an offer of employment, if tendered, does NOT constitute a contract for continued guaranteed employment. Your signature below acknowledges that you have read and understand the information and requirements contained on this employment application
Signature *
City of Maitland Release Form
I hereby authorize any employee or authorized representative bearing this release, or copy thereof, to obtain any information in your files pertaining to my employment records including, but not limited to, achievement, attendance, personal history, disciplinary records, and criminal history records. I hereby direct you to release such information upon request of the bearer. This release is executed with full knowledge and understanding such information, as the custodian of such records, and employer, education institution, credit history (where applicable) including its officers, employees, and related personnel, both individually and collectively, from any and all liability for compliance with this authorization and request to release information, or any attempt to comply with it. I acknowledge that I am not required to sign this release, however, failure to do so will result in the discontinuation of my application process and my application will no longer be considered for review. A photocopy of this form will be as effective as the original.
Signature *
Veterans' Preference Certification
Section 295.07(1), Florida Statutes, provides for Veterans’ Preference in employment appointment and retention, if qualified under one of the following categories, and not exempt under Section 295.07(4), Florida Statutes. Section 295.09, Florida Statutes, also provides Veterans’ Preference for reinstatement, reemployment, and promotion. If you seek Veterans’ Preference, please “check” the appropriate box, and provide this form and documentation of your status with your employment application, no later than the position advertisement closing date.
I certify that I am qualified to claim Veterans’ Preference under the category checked below
(a) A disabled veteran
1. Who has served on active duty in any branch of the United States Armed Forces, has received an honorable discharge, and has established the present existence of a service-connected disability that is compensable under public laws administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs; or 2. Who is receiving compensation, disability retirement benefits, or pension by reason of public laws administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the United States Department of Defense.
(b) The spouse of a person who has a total disability, permanent in nature, resulting from a service-connected disability and who, because of this disability, cannot qualify for employment, and the spouse of a person missing in action, captured in line of duty by a hostile force, or forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power.
(c) A wartime veteran as defined in s. 1.01(14), who has served at least 1 day during a wartime period. I acknowledge that active duty for training may not be allowed for eligibility under this paragraph.
(d) The unremarried widow or widower of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability.
(e) The mother, father, legal guardian, or unremarried widow or widower of a member of the United States Armed Forces who died in the line of duty under combat-related conditions, as verified by the United States Department of Defense.
(f) A veteran as defined in s. 1.01(14), F.S. I acknowledge that active duty for training may not be allowed for eligibility under this paragraph.
(g) A current member of any reserve component of the United States Armed Forces or the Florida National Guard. If so, please attach FDVA form VP2, signed by your immediate military supervisor, to document your status.
Signature
Please submit this certification with your application, or as soon as possible, prior to the date that the position advertisement closes. In order to receive Veterans’ Preference and to complete your application, this form and documentation to prove your status must be returned to the Human Resources (“HR”) office in accordance with Rule 55A-7.013, Florida Administrative Code. Please contact HR at HR@itsmymaitland.com, or Call 407-539-2643, if you have any questions. You may also fax the documentation to prove your status to 407-539-6285. This statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Signature