All applicants must complete in full an official City of Ridgecrest employment application (PDF). All applications must be completed in their entirety. The applicant has the responsibility to explain his/her qualifications fully and clearly. An incomplete application may be cause for disqualification. Applications which best meet the City's needs are invited to participate in the selection process.
A written exam and oral interview may be required. Candidates selected for interview will be required to sign a release for a pre-employment background check. Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of (some or all of the following, depending on position requirements):
- Background Check
- Pre-Employment Physical
- Psychological Exam
The City will screen for those applicants who are most qualified and who possess the desirable special qualifications.
Applications can be submitted via in person at City Hall - Second Floor Finance Window, U.S. mail, email or fax. Applications must be received no later than the final Filing Date by 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted (or the first 40 applications received, whichever occurs first). No postmarks accepted.
Resumes not accepted in lieu of city application, but are a welcome/desired addition.