FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Welcome To The Long Beach Civil Service Frequently Asked Questions Page.
NOTE: Additional FAQ's Will Be Added To This Page Periodically.
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Q. How do I stay informed on upcoming jobs with the City of Long Beach?
A. There are two ways to be informed on upcoming jobs with the City of Long
Option #1 – Complete an online interest card to be notified when the job
opportunity of your interest opens again. You can complete an online interest
card for all jobs of your interest on the Job Descriptions page or for all
categories of your interest on the Job Categories page.
View the interest card video tutorial here.
Option #2 – Become a subscriber to LinkLB to be informed on upcoming jobs
recruited by the Civil Service Department. Go to
http://www.longbeach.gov/linklb and create an account. Once your account
has been created, go to your Account Settings, scroll to Civil Service
subscriptions, and check the box for “Latest Job Openings”. All subscribers will
receive an email weekly of upcoming civil service jobs.
View the LinkLB video tutorial here.
ELIGIBLE LIST QUESTIONS
An eligible list is a list of qualified candidates whom have successfully completed the application process for filling vacancies in the classified service of the city.
These Rules are based on Article 4 Section 26 of the Civil Service Rules and Regulations.
Typically Open Competitive and Open Non-Competitive eligible lists may expire one year from their effective date.
Promotional eligible lists may expire two years from their effective date. Open Continuous eligible lists may expire six months from their effective date.
For more information click the link below.
EXAM RELATED QUESTIONS
Promotional exams opportunities are open to current city employees only. Open competitive and non- competitive jobs are open to all qualified candidates.
Long Beach internship opportunities can be found here: http://longbeach.gov/jobs/internships/