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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • After I finish taking all these tests, then what?

  • Can I apply for a position before the application submission date?

  • Can I apply for another position I am interested in that is not currently open?

  • Can I submit a resume instead of an application?

  • Do I need to submit a new application for each position I apply to?

  • How do I access the online application?

  • How long before the online application times out?

  • How long does all this take?

  • How long will it take for me to get the results of a test I took?

  • How many jobs can I apply to?

  • How will I be notified if I qualify for the examination process?

  • How will I know if my online application was submitted properly?

  • I don't have a driver's license. Can I still apply for the position?

  • I have a criminal record. Can I still apply for a position?

  • I have been invited to the examination process, but I can't make it. Can I re-schedule?

  • Is the supplemental questionnaire required at the time of application?

  • Is there a deadline date to apply for a position?

  • Once I have submitted my application, how long will it take to hear back from the City?

  • This sure seems like a lot of rules.

  • What does the examination process include?

  • What happens after I submit my application?

  • What if I require testing accomidation for the position?

  • What should I do if I have a change of address or phone number?

  • What type of interview will be conducted?

  • Where can I obtain a job application?

  • Where can I obtain information about employment opportunities with the City of Torrance?

  • Where do I find and complete an interest card?

  • Will I be able to print my application after submitting?

  • Will I be able to save my online application and return to complete it later?