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City of Tavares Employment Application

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  2. City of Tavares Employment Application

    201 East Main Street, Tavares, FL 32778 

    Telephone (352) 742-6264 Fax (352) 742-6351 


    An Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. Applicants who need accommodation in with the Americans with Disabilities Act are ask to notify Human Resources.

  3. Do you wish to claim Veteran's Preference?*
  4. If, yes in order to be considered for Veteran's Preference you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other official document(s) from the Division of Veteran's Affairs which substantiates your eligibility for Veteran's Preference.
  5. All applications and/or resumes must be submitted to Human Resources or postmarked by the advertised closing date, without exception. Applications and/or resumes are accepted only for positions that are posted and open for recruitment.
    City of Tavares Human Resources staff or other designated City staff are authorized to verify any or all of the information contained herein. By my signature below, I hereby authorize the release of all information related to my application for employment, including, but not limited to, military service, education and employment history. A false answer to any question(s) in this application may be grounds for non-selection, or for termination after you begin work. All statements are subject to investigation, including a check of your training and experience statement. All information you give will be considered in reviewing your application. Your application may be subject to public inspection in accordance with the Florida Public Records Law, Chapter 119, Florida Statutes. I hereby certify that all statements made in this application and attached resume if included, are true. I understand that any misstatement, misrepresentation, material omission or falsification of facts shall cause forfeiture of all rights to employment with the City of Tavares. I understand that should I receive a conditional offer of employment, the following tests may be required as a condition of employment with the City of Tavares; drug screen, medical questionnaire, medical evaluation, employment background check, education background check, certification verification, worker’s compensation background check, motor vehicle records check, credit report, criminal history check, polygraph examination, psychological examination and a physical demonstration of job-related skills. If accepted for employment, I agree to abide by and comply with all rules, regulations, policies and practices of the City of Tavares. I understand that should I be hired by the City of Tavares, my employment with the City is at-will, that I have the right to terminate my employment at any time with or without cause, and that the City has the same right I understand that no representative of the employer has any authority to enter into any agreement with me contrary to the policies and practices of the City of Tavares.
  7. Type of Employment Sought (check all that apply)*
  8. If job required, will you work:*
  9. Will you travel?
  10. Did you receive a High School Diploma?*
  11. GED*
  12. *To receive consideration for college course work or Vocational Training, please provide quarter/semester or class hours earned in addition to dates attended. You may be required to submit college transcripts or list of courses successfully completed.
  13. **If correspondence course, please identify as such.
  14. How were you referred to the City of Tavares? (Please check the appropriate box.)
    List your most recent employer first. If currently unemployed, leave present employer section of this application blank. Include any unpaid work experience as well as military service. If you held more than one position with the same employer, list each separately. Please BE SPECIFIC. You must account for all periods of time for at least the last ten (10) years. If desired, include a resume or additional pages to clarify your work experience. If a resume is attached, be sure that month/year for each employment is reflected on the resume and coincides with the Work History section of this application.
  16. May we contact this employer?*
  17. May we contact this employer?
  18. May we contact this employer?
  19. May we contact this employer?
    Answer the following questions by checking (yes) or (no). It is imperative that you provide detailed information when requested, i.e., dates, types, etc., in the space provided at the bottom of the page.
  21. Are you able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation?*
  22. Have you ever been convicted of or plead guilty or no contest to any criminal violation of law?*
  23. Have you ever been discharged and or asked to resign from a job for any reason?*
  24. Have you ever been employed by the City of Tavares? *
  25. Are any members of your family or relatives (by blood or marriage) employed by the City of Tavares?*
  26. Do you have the legal right to remain and work in the United States?*
  27. Do you have a source of transportation to work?*
  28. Do you possess a current, VALID Florida driver’s license?*
  29. Indicate which driver’s license you possess by checking the appropriate box:
  30. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) type:
  31. Do you have a driver’s license endorsement(s)? If yes, please check the appropriate box(es):
  32. This form is for completion by applicants, and is used to collect information for reporting purposes only.
  33. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other charateristic protected by federal, state or local laws. In keeping with that policy and to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity record keeping, reporting and legal requirements, please answer the questions below.
  34. The information provided is confidential, and will be retained separately from your application for employment.
  35. Sex
  36. Vietnam Veteran
  37. Disabled Veteran
  38. Race/Ethnic Group
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  40. This field is not part of the form submission.