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Yes, entry level police officers go through the Public Safety Testing Website, whereas lateral police officers and all firefighters apply through the city.
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The City of Arlington has approximately 150 full and part-time positions and 35 part-paid firefighters.
Yes, a new application is required for each employment opportunity. Photocopies are accepted provided that each application has an original signature.
The City of Arlington only accepts applications for advertised positions.
You must submit a separate application for all positions in which you are interested.
No, generally a resume does not address all the information requested on the employment application.
No, the City does not accept faxed or e-mailed applications and resumes as we cannot verify if the signature is original. All applications require an original signature.
To update your address and phone number, contact the Human Resources Department at 360-403-3439 with your new information.
All applications selected for an interview will be contacted by mail or by phone. All interviewed applicants will be notified when the position has been filled. This process may take several weeks to complete.
A job description will be posted on the website with the specific job requirements. The job descriptions are also available at City Hall and also handed out with all applications.