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FAQ's - Human Resource Services Department

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Q. Where can I pick up an application for employment with the City of Longmont?
A. Human Resource Services Department, 350 Kimbark St. between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm Monday - Friday. We also do have an application you can download and print (Application Process). Applications are accepted via mail, fax, in person, and on the Internet at

Q. Where are jobs for the city posted?
A. A listing of our current job openings is posted on our website at, the Sunday edition of the Times Call Classified section, Cable access Channel 8, and the kiosk that is located in the mall of the Civic Center Complex at 350 Kimbark St. Through the City's EAlerts, you can also receive weekly emails listing all new positions posted for the week. New position notifications are also sent out via the City's Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Q. Can I submit an application for a position that is not currently open?
A. No, unfortunately the City of Longmont is unable to accept applications for jobs that are not currently open.

Q. Can I just mail the City of Longmont my resume to keep on file?
A. No, the City of Longmont does not accept resumes in lieu of an application. An application is required for each position for which you are interested in applying.

Q. Can I submit my application online?
A. Online applications are accepted for all jobs except the Police Recruit position and is our preferred method of applying for positions. Please visit our website at Clicking on the "Apply" link to the right of the job title will begin the process.

Q. How will I know the status of my application?
A. The City of Longmont notifies people whether or not they were selected for an interview. Depending on the position applied for, applicants will be contacted by either phone, postcard, or email to let them know of their status in the recruitment process.

Q. How often does the City of Longmont have job openings?
A. As with any organization, the City advertises positions based on vacancies. The City updates its communication tools (Website and Job Posting Boards, etc.) every week so you can be assured of the most up to date vacancy listings.

Q. How often does the City of Longmont hire Police Officers?
A. The city does not have a set date to hire Police Officers. Decisions to hire are based on the number of current vacancies. If you are interested in being placed on a mailing list to receive a police application packet for the next recruitment, please call Human Resources at 303-651-8609. Application packets are only available during recruitment periods and are available for pick up at the City's Human Resources Division at 350 Kimbark Street in the Civic Center Complex between the hours of 8:00AM-5:00PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and between the hours of 8:00AM-6:00PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Q. How do I get my name on a mailing list for the next Police Officer recruitment?
A. By calling Human Resource Services at 303-651-8609.

Q. How often does the City of Longmont hire firefighters?
A. The city does not have a set date to hire Firefighters. Decisions to hire are based on the number of current vacancies.

Q How does the city go about hiring firefighters?
A. The city hires firefighters through Denver Regional Council of Governments.

DRCOG is located at:
2480 W. 26th Avenue, Suite 200B
Denver, Colorado 80211.
Phone: (303) 455-1000
Fax: (303) 480-6790
TDD: (800) 659-3656
Relay of Colorado

Q Do you have more questions and would like to contact us via email?
A. Please email us at We will be in contact with you as soon as possible. Please allow up to 24 - 48 hours for a response.