What is an Eligibility List?

An Eligibility List is a ranking of all candidates who applied for a position and passed the exam(s) given by the Civil Service Commission. Candidates are ranked on the list based on their exam scores from highest to lowest. Scores are also calculated to include any military service credit that was submitted with an application. In the case of a tie, the candidate who applied first will be placed higher on the list, unless one candidate has military credit, then that candidate will be given priority. Candidates who did not pass the exam(s) will not be placed on the Eligibility List. 

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1. If I want a job with the City, what do I have to do?
2. How do I use governmentjobs.com to apply for a position in the city?
3. How does the process work?
4. Are Civil Service Exams Job Specific?
5. What kinds of tests/exams does the Civil Service Commission give?
6. Does the Civil Service Commission use any outside testing companies?
7. Who develops the Civil Service Exams?
8. Where are the tests given?
9. Can I apply for a City job if I have been convicted of a felony?
10. Do Veterans receive bonus credit on Civil Service Exams?
11. What is an Eligibility List?
12. How does the Commission use an Eligibility List?
13. How long is an Eligibility List in effect?
14. How to I find information about my current status in the hiring process?
15. When are Civil Service Commission meetings?
16. Are all jobs within the City considered classified?