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FAQ'S (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. Where can I obtain information about a current position?
To view a full detailed job description for a position, choose the menu option "Job Opportunities" and click on the name of the position. Position descriptions are also posted in our office. If you need further assistance, please contact our office at 770.822.7915.
2. How do I apply for a Gwinnett County job vacancy?
Open the job description by clicking on the name of the position in which you are interested. You may click the "Apply" link on the right hand side to submit an application for this position. You may also download complete application instructions on the "Job Opportunities" page.
3. Can I submit a paper application and/or resume?
Paper applications are only accepted for seasonal positions. Resumes may be uploaded or entered in text form to your online application or attached to a seasonal/internship application. However, resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application or work history and education sections on the application.
4. Is a separate application required for each position in which I am interested?
Yes. A separate, complete online application is required for each position. Once your initial application is created, the information will duplicate into subsequent applications. You may update and revise information as necessary prior to submission.
5. Why doesn't the log in screen accept my Username and Password or
recognize my email address?
You may be attempting to log in on the main Gwinnett County website. The log in option on this screen is separate from your application account. To access the correct login screen go to www.gwinnettcountyjobs.com, click the title of any open position listed. When the job description appears, click the "Apply" link to be directed to the application log in screen.
6. I am interested in a position listed under the "Class Specifications" menu
option. Can I submit an application or resume for the position or will you match
it to a position?
Gwinnett County only accepts online applications for current vacancies posted on the "Job Opportunities" page. If you see a position you are interested in under "Class Specifications", complete the "Email me when jobs like this become available" link to receive a notification when the position does become available.
7. Will it expedite the application and interview process if I apply in person?
No. The application process is the same whether you apply online in our lobby or from an off site computer. Your application must first be screened to determine whether the minimum requirements are met before it can be forwarded to the hiring department to be considered for an interview.
8. I submitted my application, what happens now?
You should receive a confirmation email stating your application was received. Applications are screened typically within 7 working days after submission to determine eligibility. Applications that meet the minimum qualifications are forwarded to the hiring department for review. The hiring department manager determines which candidates will be interviewed. Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected to continue in the hiring process will be contacted generally in 2 - 4 weeks after submission.
9. How can I check the status of my application?
You may contact our office at 770.822.7915 to check the status of your application or go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gwinnett/applications, then log in with your username and password.
10. How long is my application kept on file?
Applications are maintained in our system, under your profile, for three years. However, your application status is active for 6 months or until a position is filled.