Hiring FAQs

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Following are some of the questions that are frequently asked of the Human Resources Division about finding a job with the City of Redwood City:

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  • How can I provide my suggestions, concerns, or compliments to the Human Resources Department?

  • The Job Announcement Gives a Salary Range, but how is my Exact Starting Salary Determined?

  • What happens if I'm on the eligibility list but not selected?

  • Whom should I contact about the status of my application?

  • What is the time frame for receiving information about the status of my application?

  • I'm considering applying for an opening in Redwood City. What would be helpful for me to know?

  • How is an "Open Until Filled" recruitment different from a recruitment with a final filing date?

  • What is the difference between a "Regular" position and a "Non-Regular" position (casual or contract)?

  • How do I apply for a position with Redwood City?