Can you tell me about your testing process?
  1. Written examination items are generally multiple choice and responses are marked with a pencil on Scantron answer sheets.
  2. Some positions also require a performance examination such as a typing test or a physical agility test.
  3. If you pass the written examination, you’ll get written notice of when and where to take the oral examination.
  4. Generally, the short oral examination is conducted by a panel of three examiners who ask each candidate predetermined questions.
  5. The passing scores from your written and oral examinations are averaged to compute a Final Score. Your name will be ranked on an Employment List. You will be notified in writing of your rank and the life of the list.
  6. As vacancies occur, a specified number of candidates will be certified in accordance with the Multiple Factor Certification procedure as set forth in the Rules and Regulations of the Classified Service. The names of certified candidates who are interested in being considered for a vacancy will be referred to the department in which the vacant position exists. The appointing authority makes the appointment.
  7. Employment Lists generally expire after two years from promulgation. An oath of allegiance to the United States and to the State of California must be taken before appointment to any position in the City service.

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1. How often are jobs posted?
2. How do I apply for a job with the City of Daly City?
3. If I do not see a position open that I am interested in, can I submit an application?
4. Where can I turn in my completed application?
5. Do you accept postmarks?
6. Can I turn in one application for more than one current opening?
7. Do you keep applications on file so that I do not have to turn in a new application to apply for another position?
8. How do I get to your testing facilities?
9. Can you tell me about your testing process?