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Employment frequently asked questions


Frequently asked questions

  1. I’ve submitted my application. What’s next?

    Your application will be reviewed for a match in your qualifications, skills and experience against currently open positions. If there is a match, we will contact you to arrange an interview.

  2. What kind of references do you need?

    We need three professional references. These are people you have worked for, or people who could speak to your work abilities/experience. If you have further questions about appropriate references, contact Human Resources.

  3. Why do you do a background check? When do I complete the form?

    Department of Social and Health Services background checks are required to be able to work with vulnerable adults. The form is typically completed as part of your interview process. Some positions require an additional step of an FBI fingerprint check. If you have previously had a fingerprint check, please be sure to let us know.

    E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security”

  4. What should I bring to the interview?

    Please bring any copies of your license, certifications, food handler’s cards, resume (if available) and any other information you feel might be helpful in determining your fit for open positions.

  5. How long does the process take?

    We will keep you informed of your status as the hiring process proceeds. Your email contact information is helpful in keeping you updated.