How does the process work?
  • APPLY: Search and apply for jobs on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cantonohio/ 
  • TEST: Complete the required testing through the Civil Service Commission.
  • RANK: Once all steps are completed, candidates will be ranked on an eligibility list according to their performance in the previous steps.
  • INTERVIEW: Complete a series of interviews through the appropriate departments.
  • HIRE: Start your new career working for the City of Canton!

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1. If I want a job with the City, what do I have to do?
2. How do I use governmentjobs.com to apply for a position in the city?
3. How does the process work?
4. Are Civil Service Exams Job Specific?
5. What kinds of tests/exams does the Civil Service Commission give?
6. Does the Civil Service Commission use any outside testing companies?
7. Who develops the Civil Service Exams?
8. Where are the tests given?
9. Do Veterans receive bonus credit on Civil Service Exams?
10. What is an Eligibility List?
11. How does the Commission use an Eligibility List?
12. How long is an Eligibility List in effect?
13. How to I find information about my current status in the hiring process?
14. When are Civil Service Commission meetings?
15. Are all jobs within the City considered classified?