Personnel Administration Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What jobs are available?
For a listing of vacant positions you may call our job line at 305.895.9860.
Positions are also listed on the city’s website Click on Personnel.

How do I apply for a position?
As of May 2013; the City of North Miami no longer accepts paper applications! If this is the first time you are using the City of North Miami’s online application system, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. To do so, go to create an account and complete the form. You will then be able to log into your account. After your account has been established, proceed to Job Opportunities and click on the recruitment of interest and then click Apply.

If I’m scheduled for a test and cannot make it are make-up tests given?
Usually we do not give make-up tests.  If it is a test with multiple tests dates and other dates are still available you may be rescheduled. You may be request to be rescheduled.

Do you do criminal background checks?  If I have a record am I ineligible to apply?
We do a background check prior to hiring.  A decision to hire is made on an individual basis based on the position to be filled, the charge and date of incidents.

I applied for a position and never received any notification.
You should receive an e-mail to inform you if you are eligible or ineligible for the position.

How long does it take to process an application?
It could take up to 6-8 weeks.  Applications must be screened, test must be given and scored and interviews must be completed prior to hiring.

Filling police positions may take more than 4 months.

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