What if I have the highest score on a Civil Service test?
The Sheriff’s Office follows a selection rule of 5 for all entry-level positions. This means the Sheriff can select anyone from the top 5 candidates for 1 position.

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1. How do I find out about County employment opportunities?
2. Will all Spokane County positions be posted using NEOGOV?
3. Where do I begin?
4. How do I register on NEOGOV to submit an application?
5. An email address is required to complete the online application form. What if I don’t have an email account?
6. What if I don't have computer / Internet access?
7. What if the online application requires an electronic document attachment such as a resume, cover letter, writing sample or drivers abstract and I only have a paper copy?
8. Can I apply for a Spokane County job by e-mail?
9. Can I apply with a resume instead of an application form?
10. Can I apply for more than one job?
11. What is the deadline date to apply for a job?
12. Can I add additional information to my application after the deadline date?
13. How will I know whether I am being considered for the job?
14. How do I get help registering with NEOGOV?
15. How do I access my online account once it has been established?
16. Who do I contact if I have issues accessing my online account?
17. When is the Employment Opportunities list updated? I don't want to miss my chance to apply.
18. Can I apply for a job that isn't advertised now?
19. Can I apply for a job shown under "County Employees Only"?
20. Is Civil Service using NEOGOV for their recruitments?
21. What are "Civil Service" opportunities?
22. Why are some positions "Civil Service" positions?
23. What is the typical testing process for "Civil Service" positions?
24. How important is the integrity interview?
25. What if I have the highest score on a Civil Service test?
26. Our contract requires that we sign the bottom of the posted job vacancy notice. Will this change?
27. Our contract requires that we complete the Spokane County application to apply for a position. Will the paper application be available to use?
28. Human Resources faxes out individual postings for the various bargaining units to various County office locations. Will this continue?