How do I find the status of my application and what does my status mean?

Once you are logged into your account, click on “Applications & Status”.

You may view all of your submitted applications and the status of each application. If you still have questions regarding your status after viewing this page, you should contact the Human Resources Department.


Application Received

Confirms you have submitted a complete application and the system recognizes the application.

Application In Review

Your application is being reviewed by the selection team.

Eligible

Your name has been placed on an Eligible List and you are among a group of applicants who may be considered for this position. A list of top candidates on an Eligible List is forwarded to hiring managers for selection.
An Eligible List is typically active for a minimum of six months, but can be extended by the Human Resources Department.

Interview

You will be notified to participate in an interview. You will receive a corresponding email with specific details about the interview.

No Longer Active

Your application for a specific position is no longer active. If the position is posted again, you must reapply to be considered. 

Offer Made

Confirms you have received a contingent job offer, but the offer process has not been finalized.

Processing

Confirms you have submitted a complete application.

Qualified

Status for Contract/Temporary/Seasonal applicants ONLY; you are among a group of applicants who may be considered for this position.

Skills Testing

You will be notified to participate in skills testing. You will receive a corresponding email with specific details about the testing.

Written Exam

You will be notified to participate in a written exam. You will receive a corresponding email with specific details about the exam.

Show All Answers

1. How do I apply for a job?
2. I am a current employee of the City of Springfield. How do I apply for City job opportunities?
3. How can I be sure my application was received?
4. What web browser should I use?
5. When I try to create an account or update my email address, I receive the message "Email not available!" What does that mean?
6. What if I share my email address with another person?
7. Can I share my account with my spouse, relative, friend, etc.?
8. I requested a reset password link but have not received it. How long does it normally take to receive this via email?
9. I need a new password, but no longer have access to the email address where the rest password email was sent. What do I do?
10. Why I am unable to add an attachment to my application template?
11. Can I make updates or corrections to my application?
12. I am trying to submit/confirm my application, but I am unable to proceed. The system keeps taking me back to the application steps. Why is that?
13. How do I find the status of my application and what does my status mean?
14. I missed the application deadline. Can I still apply?
15. How does the Human Resources Department determine if I qualify for this job?
16. Does the City require drug testing, background checks, credit checks, etc.?
17. Is there anything that I can do to prepare for an oral exam / interview?