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How to Apply

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Candidates must submit their application through the human resources online application portal. Please read the instructions below to help walk you through how to apply. PLEASE NOTE: The screen shots listed in this document are just examples and are not specific to the position you may be applying for.

  • Step 1: Visit the City's Job Opportunities Webpage 

    Visit Auburn Job Opportunities website at


  • Step 2: View Specific Job Opening 

    Scroll down the page to view the current job openings. Click on the job title for which you are interested to view the job announcement.


  • Step 3: Apply for the Opening 

    After clicking on the job title, it will take you to the description of the position. Click on the “Apply” link to apply for the opening.


  • Step 4: Create Online Account/Sign in 

    Once you click on the “Apply” link, the applicant login window will appear in the top right corner of the screen. The window will ask you to log in or create an account with Click on the “Create an Account” link to get started. Please note: If you already have an account w/governmentjobs, you can login using your username and password. 


  • Step 5: General Information Tab 

    Once your account is created the application will contain the following tabs: Info, Work, Education, References, Attachments, and Questions. You will need to complete the series of steps (entries or screens).

    As you work on your application, refer to the progress bar to see the number of items for each entry, and errors.


  • Step 6: Review and Submit Application 

    Once completing the 8 following tabs, it is important you certify your application. By clicking accept and submit, you are certifying your application. Certifying your application ensures you have reviewed and acknowledged the submission statement.  

    Note: Once you have submitted your application. You will receive an Application Submitted message which confirms that you have applied for the position.