Civil Service Testing and Job Application

Application for City of Cleveland Civil Service testing and job application is done online via NEOGOV. Only NEOGOV applications will be considered, as paper applications are no longer accepted.

All applicants must create a NEOGOV government jobs account. Information is stored on a secure site, and can be used to apply for future job openings and tests. Applications must show relevant education and experience, and may be rejected if incomplete. 

A valid email account is required and applicants should check their e-mail often, as all correspondence regarding applications will be sent via email. 

The City of Cleveland only accepts applications for current job openings and current testing announcements, however applicants may be notified of future openings by choosing appropriate positions on the Jobs Interest page.  

NEOGOV users can click on the announcement title to view the item description and requirements, but must be logged in to apply. During the application process, all steps must be completed. Unanswered questions and missing documents will result in the rejection of an application. Detailed information regarding applying on NEOGOV can be found on the Online Employment Application Guide page.