Hiring Process

Hiring Process

The City of Stillwater is responsible for providing responsive, high-quality and efficient municipal services to enhance the community’s quality of life. We are seeking service-minded team members to join us and embrace our Standards of Excellence.

Application Process

A City of Stillwater application is required for each position you wish to apply for. Applications are accepted only for open positions until 5PM of the job closing date. A cover letter and resume may also be required.

Selection Process

Human Resources and the hiring supervisor and/or department head will screen the applications for applicants who meet the requirements of the job. Once applications are screened, specific job testing or a panel interview may be conducted for applicants who meet the job requirements.

After the initial selection interview/testing process, a final interview with the hiring department head may be conducted. (The selection process may vary for police officers and firefighters).

Once an applicant is tentatively selected for hire, he or she must complete the following:

  • Submit a driving record that meets City standards.

  • Successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen.

  • Successfully pass a background screen before they may begin work.


Content last reviewed 05.15.2020