FAQs for Applicants

Visit the City's website to search for a position and click "Apply." You must create an account if you haven't already done so.  Keep a record of your username and password. Use this same username and password to check your application status or apply for other City of Seattle positions. 

Access your NeoGov account by clicking "Sign In" at the City of Seattle Employment Opportunities page at governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle

Yes, you may apply for any position of interest to you. We encourage you to look carefully at the list of qualifications before making your decision to apply.

You may copy and paste information from an existing document, but be sure to use plain text so we can read it easily. This means no formatting, bullets or lines.

The system will automatically log you out if you do not press a key or click your mouse for 30 minutes. This is a precautionary measure to protect your identity and personal information. The system will warn you before it logs you out, but you should save your information frequently to avoid losing your entries and to stay logged into the system.

We usually conduct interviews in our conference rooms at the Seattle Municipal Court. When you arrive, check-in with HR located on the 9th floor at 600 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104. 

We often offer Skype conference calls/video calls in place of an in-person interview.

Please inform our recruiter as soon as feasible so we can work with you to provide the requested reasonable accommodation. You can reach her at crystal.yost@seattle.gov.

Visit the "Benefits and Pay" page. 

Unfortunately we do not pay travel expenses, so it will be at your own expense.

Unfortunately, we do not. We encourage applicants to utilize public transportation.

Please contact our recruiter, Crystal Yost, at crystal.yost@seattle.gov or 206-233-7201.