San Mateo County has an ongoing commitment to hire people with disabilities; reasonable accommodation will be provided when necessary during the examination process. If you need test accommodation you must inform Human Resources Department at the time of application.
Your application will be reviewed by the Human Resources Department to make sure that you meet the qualifications for the job. If it cannot be determined whether you meet the qualifications, you may be mailed a letter requesting more information.
Conviction History Questions
All applicants are required to complete the conviction history questions. Conviction information is confidential and review of such information is limited to certain Human Resources staff for the purpose of determining whether the information is related to the position(s) for which you have applied. If the information is not provided, you will have to be contacted to collect any missing information before your application can be processed.
Human Resources will notify you regarding the next step in the process. Notices regarding the next step in this process usually go out two weeks after final filing date.
Conviction Information for Applicants ~ FAQsHave questions about conviction history and your application for employment? Find the answer here in our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)! Applicants with conviction(s) are not automatically disqualified from employment with the County of San Mateo. Conviction information is reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
A County examination may include a supplemental application, a screening process, a written test, a performance test, and/or an interview. Not all examinations include all these parts. For most entry-level positions, the examination will have two parts: a written test and an interview.