Does the Civil Service Commission use any outside testing companies?

Yes, for a few positions within the City, we offer our Civil Service Exams through outside testing companies. For our safety forces position; Police, Fire, and Telecommunicator, we often use outside testing companies to conduct the exam. For our entry level exams for Police, Fire, and Telecommunicator we use the National Testing Network. When applying for these positions, you are provided with further details about these companies and how the testing process works. For other promotional safety positions the Civil Service Commission may also choose to use an outside testing company. 

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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?