All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.
The purpose of this examination is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present or possible future vacancies in this classification. For each vacancy, a Department Director/Division Manager has the choice of the applicants in the top group. This list will remain in effect for six months, unless exhausted, superseded by a new eligible list or extended for
EXAM INFORMATION – ONLINE COMPUTER BASED TEST
NOTE* This year we have changed the testing process for Dispatch Specialist.
The examination will consist of a computer based test to evaluate knowledge, skills, abilities and other factors related to successful performance on this job.
In a few weeks you will be sent an email to schedule your exam. Please check your spam mail as your email may go there.
The exam content as described above may be modified depending upon the number of applicants or other factors that influence the practicality or usefulness of this selection process. Where minor differences in actual test scores do not reflect meaningful differences in ability, those scores will be statistically grouped resulting in a tie among those applicants.
It is the policy of the Oakland County Merit System to hire qualified individuals with limiting conditions in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws. Applicants having a limiting disability requiring some special accommodation to take the examination, as described above, should contact the Human Resources Department
CLOSING WITHOUT A DATE
This is a continuous examination, and applications will be accepted until such time as there are sufficient applicants to meet the County's current recruitment needs. As such, interested persons should make application promptly. Applicants will be tested in groups as they apply. Successful applicants, regardless of their testing date, will be ranked on the eligible list based on their final examination scores. The original rank of persons on the eligible list may change as later applicants are tested and added to the list. Notice of the last date to apply for this examination will be posted in the Human Resources Department and on this posting one week prior to the application deadline. Applications will not be accepted after the posted closing date.
TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE REQUIRED
If a degree is used to determine if the applicant is minimally qualified to fill the position, the applicant must email a copy of their transcript at the time of application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate in the email subject line the job# and job title. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required