FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the best way to stay up to date on current openings at CPCD?
A: CPCD advertises in various places, but our website is the best place to check for current openings within our agency.
Q: How do I know if my resume was received online?
A: You will receive a confirmation email thanking you for your interest and stating that your application has been received.
Q: How does the screening process work?
A: Resumes that are received are initially screened by the human resources department. If an applicant meets the qualifications their resume is forwarded to the hiring manager. Candidates we wish to interview will be contacted to schedule an interview.
Q: What is the best way to check the status of my application?
A: During the screening process, candidates are emailed to let them know where they are in the screening process.
Q: Do I need to contact Human Resources to check the status of my applications?
A: If you received a confirmation email, there is no need to check on the status of your application.
Q: How long will it take for me to hear back?
A: While we try to fill positions as quickly as possible, there are several factors that come into play when working through the recruitment process. Please be patient as we review resumes, contact candidates and schedule interviews. Often times, there is not a set time to fill a position.
Q: How long are applications kept on file?
A: CPCD keeps applications on file for one year. However, if you are interested in other positions we suggest you apply as positions are posted.
Q: What does that mean if a job is no longer listed on the website?
A: Once a job has been removed that means that the position has been filled or we are no longer seeking to fill that position.
Q: Can I complete a paper application instead of an online resume?
A: Yes, paper applications may be completed in the HR office, located at 2340 Robinson Street, Monday-Friday 8am to 4pm.