Employment FAQ's

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • How do I apply for a job?

  • What do I need to get started?

  • What type of computer setup/browser is needed to apply online?

  • What if I do not have a computer or access to the web?

  • How do I get an email address?

  • What if I share an email address with another person?

  • Can more than one person use the login?

  • What if when I create a new account it says my email address is already in use?

  • I need a new password, but no longer have access to the email address where the reset password email was sent.

  • I requested a reset password link but have not received it. How long does it normally take?

  • How do I “unlock” my account if I forgot my password?

  • Who do I call if I’m having technical problems?

  • If I already have a GovernmentJobs account, can I use that to apply to City of Fayetteville jobs?

  • What should I do if I am interested in a position but it is not listed on the current openings?

  • How often is the job site updated?

  • I missed the deadline - can I still apply?

  • Do I have to fill out an application?

  • If I have a resume, can I just submit that?

  • What is considered a complete application?

  • Will I automatically be considered for other positions if I previously submitted an application?

  • What if I am not ready to fill out or cannot complete the application at this time?

  • I started applying for a Current Opening, but I had to save and come back later. How do I finish applying?

  • How long does the online application process take to complete?

  • What if I forgot to add an attachment?

  • Can I edit an application that I have already submitted?

  • How do I update changes to my personal information (i.e. name, address, phone number and email address)?

  • Who is considered a current City employee?

  • How do I know if my application was received?

  • Who should I contact to follow-up on my application?

  • How will you contact me about a position I applied for?

  • Does the City of Fayetteville require candidates for employment to submit to a drug screen or physical examination?

  • What if I am not chosen for a position?

  • How long will my application remain "active"?