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Q: Did you receive my online application?

A: A confirmation e-mail is automatically sent confirming receipt of your application once submitted. If you receive a confirmation e-mail, then we have received your application and no further action is necessary on your part until we contact you. Be sure to check your spam folder.

Q: I applied online and haven't heard back from you yet. When will I hear about the next step in the process?

A. If you are selected for an interview, we will call you. If you are eliminated from the process, you will receive an e-mail. Either way, you will be contacted, typically within 3-4 weeks of applying.  Be sure to check your spam folder.

Q: Is the City of San Luis Obispo recruiting for the position of Police Officer?

A: We recruit only on an as needed basis. Eligibility lists are good for one year. If there is a position available, it will be posted on the job openings page of our website.

Q: Is the City of San Luis Obispo recruiting for the position of Firefighter?

A: We recruit only on an as needed basis. Eligibility lists are good for one year. If there is a position available, it will be posted on the job openings page of our website.

Q: Can I send in a copy of my resume or an application for you to keep on file for the next recruitment?

A: No. Applications and resumes will only be accepted for current recruitments as posted in the job openings page of our website. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City employment application. See How to Apply if you would like further instructions or if you would like to apply on-line.

Q: What types of benefits does the City of San Luis Obispo offer?

A: See the Employee Benefits page to view a complete list of employee benefits.

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