Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I view current positions available?
You can view a current job listing by going to the Employee Opportunities page.
How do I check the status of my application?
You may log back into your account using your username and password to check the status of your application after it has been submitted.
Can I submit my resume to be kept on file for future open positions?
No. Applications are accepted for current open positions only.
Can I submit a paper application in person or by email?
No. Applications are completed and submitted via online only.
What if I forget to attach my resume before submitting my application?
You may contact Human Resources at (956) 388-1873 to request that your application be reset. You will have to resubmit your application before the position closing date as resetting it will mark it incomplete.
What is the minimum age requirement for employment with the City of Edinburg?
The minimum age requirement for full-time employment with the City is 17 years of age, except for civil service police officers and firefighters as specified under the Municipal Civil Service Act, being Tex. Local Government Code 143.001 et seq. Mandatory age requirement shall be governed by federal statues.
How do I apply for a police officer or firefighter position?
All positions are filled through a process of written examinations and physical agility tests as prescribed via Chapter 143 of the Local Government Code. For more information, select a corresponding tab on the civil service menu to the left.
When will the next written civil service examination for police officer or firefighter be conducted?
Civil service examinations are conducted as required after a current eligibility list has expired or names on the eligibility list have been exhausted. For more information, select a corresponding tab on the civil service menu to the left.