THE SELECTION PROCESS
Civil Service examinations are open to all persons who meet the minimum qualification requirements of education, training, and experience outlined in specific job announcements. The Mobile County Personnel Board conducts examinations. Other qualifications deemed essential to the effective performance of the job may be required as indicated on the official examination announcement. Utilizing job related materials, written and oral examinations are conducted by means of performance testing and the objective evaluation of training and experience.
After successfully going through the selection process, the eligible candidates are placed on an official "employment register" in rank order from highest to lowest, based upon their final average as a result of each examination.
As job vacancies occur, we request certification of the list of eligibles from the Personnel Board and arrange to interview the top ten (or more) candidates, depending upon the number of vacancies. Employment registers typically remain in effect for one year.