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					                                                         FORT BEND COUNTY
                                                        APPLICATION PROCESS
                                                   Please retain this page for your records


The following is a generalization of our employment process. Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application and Process
1. For a list of current job opportunities call the job line (281/341-8617), visit our website and click on employment (www.co.fort-bend.tx.us), or
    come by the Human Resources Department in person.
2. Applications are only accepted for open positions.
3. Submit a completed application in person or by mail to Fort Bend County, Human Resources Department, 4520 Reading Road,
    Rosenberg, TX 77471. Faxed or emailed copies of applications are not accepted and will not be retained by Fort Bend County Human
    Resources. Applications must be completed in black ink or typed. Resumes are not accepted without a completed application. Incomplete
    and/or illegible applications will terminate the application process. One application may be submitted for several positions. Applications are
    kept active for the remainder of the calendar year (January 1st through December 31st). Limit resumes to 1 page.
4. Some clerical positions require clerical testing. (see Clerical Test Process)
5. Once clerical tests are completed, or if clerical testing is not required and you have met the minimum qualifications for the position(s), a copy of
    your application will be forwarded to the department(s) for which you applied. Your original application will remain on file at the Human
    Resources Department.
6. The department(s) with open position(s) for which you applied will review your application and may or may not contact you for interviewing.

Clerical Test Process
1. Some clerical positions require testing such as typing, 10-key calculator, MS Word and/or WordPerfect. Once your application is received by
     the Human Resources Department and it is determined that clerical tests are required, you will be contacted by the Human Resources
     department to be scheduled to return to Human Resources for testing.
2. If you have already tested during the calendar year (January 1st through December 31st), no re-test will be administered. Applicable tests will be
     administered once per calendar year.
3. Completed applications must be received by Human Resources before clerical testing is scheduled.
4. If you are unable to test on the date scheduled, please call Human Resources at 281-341-8617 to cancel or reschedule. If you arrive more than
     ten minutes late on the date you are scheduled to test, you will be rescheduled for another date.
5. Once testing has been completed, a copy of your application will be forwarded to the department(s) for which you have applied.
6. Test scores are valid through the calendar year (January 1st through December 31st).

Applying For Additional Positions
1. If you have submitted an application of employment to Fort Bend County Human Resources this calendar year, it is not necessary to complete
    an additional application. Your application and any test scores will remain active for the remainder of the calendar year (January 1st through
    December 31st).
2. Submit an “Add to Application” form which may be downloaded from the website or picked up in person at the Human Resources Department.
3. The “Add to Application” form may be mailed or brought in person to the Human Resources Department. (You must however have a current
    original application on file at Fort Bend County Human Resources.) Faxed or emailed addition forms are not accepted and will not be
    retained by Fort Bend County Human Resources.
4. If there are any changes to your original application, you must complete a new application.

Law Enforcement Positions
1. If you are applying for a position with any of the following departments you must also complete a Law Enforcement supplement and submit with
    your application. A form must be submitted for each position that you apply for. (CSCD, Juvenile Probation, Constable, District Attorney,
    County Attorney, Fire Marshal or Environmental Health) The Law Enforcement Supplement may be downloaded from the website or picked up
    in person at the Human Resources Department.
2. If you would like to apply for a position with the Sheriff’s Office, do not use this application. You must apply directly at the Gus George Law
    Enforcement Academy located at 915 Front St, Richmond, TX 77469. Their job line is 281-341-4671.

DOT Positions
1. If you are applying for a DOT position and have held any DOT positions in the past which required a Commercial Drivers License, you must also
   complete DOT Release Form and submit with your application. Submit one form for each previous DOT position held. The release is in
   accordance with DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40, Section 40.25.



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                                                    A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is designed to promote accuracy, fairness, and privacy of information in the files of every "consumer reporting agency"
(CRA). Most CRAs are credit bureaus that gather and sell information about you to creditors, employers, landlords, and other businesses. You can find the complete
text of the FCRA, 15 U.S.C. 1681-1681u, at the Federal Trade Commission's web site (http://www.ftc.gov). The FCRA gives you specific rights, as outlined below.
You may have additional rights under state law. You may contact a state or local consumer protection agency or a state attorney general to learn those rights.

    You must be told if information in your file has been used against you. Anyone who uses information from a CRA to take action against you -- such as
     denying an application for credit, insurance, or employment -- must tell you, and give you the name, address, and phone number of the CRA that provided the
     consumer report.

    You can find out what is in your file. At your request, a CRA must give you the information in your file, and a list of everyone who has requested it recently.
     There is no charge for the report if a person has taken action against you because of information supplied by the CRA, if you request the report within 60 days
     of receiving notice of the action. You also are entitled to one free report every twelve months upon request if you certify that (1) you are unemployed and plan to
     seek employment within 60 days, (2) you are on welfare, or (3) your report is inaccurate due to fraud. Otherwise, a CRA may charge you up to eight dollars.

    You can dispute inaccurate information with the CRA. If you tell a CRA that your file contains inaccurate information, the CRA must investigate the items
     (usually within 30 days) by presenting to its information source all relevant evidence you submit, unless your dispute is frivolous. The source must review your
     evidence and report its findings to the CRA. (The source also must advise national CRAs -- to which it has provided the data -- of any error.) The CRA must
     give you a written report of the investigation, and a copy of your report if the investigation results in any change. If the CRA's investigation does not resolve the
     dispute, you

    May add a brief statement to your file. The CRA must normally include a summary of your statement in future reports. If an item is deleted or a dispute
     statement is filed, you may ask that anyone who has recently received your report be notified of the change.

    Inaccurate information must be corrected or deleted. A CRA must remove or correct inaccurate or unverified information from its files, usually within 30
     days after you dispute it. However, the CRA is not required to remove accurate data from your file unless it is outdated (as described below) or cannot be
     verified. If your dispute results in any change to your report, the CRA cannot reinsert into your file a disputed item unless the information source verifies its
     accuracy and completeness. In addition, the CRA must give you a written notice telling you it has reinserted the item. The notice must include the name,
     address and phone number of the information source.

    You can dispute inaccurate items with the source of the information. If you tell anyone -- such as a creditor who reports to a CRA -- that you dispute an
     item, they may not then report the information to a CRA without including a notice of your dispute. In addition, once you've notified the source of the error in
     writing, it may not continue to report the information if it is, in fact, an error.

    Outdated information may not be reported. In most cases, a CRA may not report negative information that is more than seven years old; ten years for
     bankruptcies.

    Access to your file is limited. A CRA may provide information about you only to people with a need recognized by the FCRA -- usually to consider an
     application with a creditor, insurer, employer, landlord, or other business.

    Your consent is required for reports that are provided to employers, or reports that contain medical information. A CRA may not give out information
     about you to your employer, or prospective employer, without your written consent. A CRA may not report medical information about you to creditors, insurers,
     or employers without your permission.

    You may choose to exclude your name from CRA lists for unsolicited credit and insurance offers. Creditors and insurers may use file information as the
     basis for sending you unsolicited offers of credit or insurance. Such offers must include a toll-free phone number for you to call if you want your name and
     address removed from future lists. If you call, you must be kept off the lists for two years. If you request, complete, and return the CRA form provided for this
     purpose, you must be taken off the lists indefinitely.

    You may seek damages from violators. If a CRA, a user or (in some cases) a provider of CRA data, violates the FCRA, you may sue them in state or federal
     court.

                                         The FCRA gives several different federal agencies authority to enforce the FCRA:
           FOR QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS REGARDING:                                   PLEASE CONTACT:
           CRAs, creditors and others not listed below                            Federal Trade Commission Consumer Response Center - FCRA Washington, DC
                                                                                  20580 1-877-382-4367 (Toll-Free)
           National banks, federal branches/agencies of foreign banks (word       Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Compliance Management, Mail Stop 6-6
           "National" or initials "N.A." appear in or after bank's name)          Washington, DC 20219 800-613-6743
           Federal Reserve System member banks (except national banks, and        Federal Reserve Board Division of Consumer & Community Affairs Washington,
           federal branches/agencies of foreign banks)                            DC 20551 202-452-3693
           Savings associations and federally chartered savings banks (word       Office of Thrift Supervision Consumer Programs Washington, DC 20552 800-842-
           "Federal" or initials "F.S.B." appear in federal institution's name)   6929
           Federal credit unions (words "Federal Credit Union" appear in          National Credit Union Administration 1775 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314 703-
           institution's name)                                                    518-6360
           State-chartered banks that are not members of the Federal Reserve      Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Division of Compliance & Consumer Affairs
           System                                                                 Washington, DC 20429 800-934-FDIC
           Air, surface, or rail common carriers regulated by former Civil        Department of Transportation Office of Financial Management Washington, DC
           Aeronautics Board or Interstate Commerce Commission                    20590 202-366-1306
           Activities subject to the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921             Department of Agriculture Office of Deputy Administrator - GIPSA Washington, DC
                                                                                  20250 202-720-7051
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                                                                                    POSITION ROUTING REQUEST

                                                                 Please complete this form and submit with your application.
                                                                         Faxed or emailed copies are not accepted.
                                                  List the job number, job title and department for each position for which you are applying
                                                                                               .

Please complete in black ink or type



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Date


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Last Name                                                                                         First Name                                                                                                          Middle Initial


                                                                                                                                                                                                   For Office Use Only

        Job Number                                               Job Title                                                          Department                                           Routed / Date                              HRIS




                                                                                         Do Not Write Below This Line – For Office Use Only
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                                     For Office Use Only – Do Not Write In This Area – If an applicant has tested during the calendar year – no re-testing administered.
Test:                                Date:                   Score:                                     Test:                       Date:                     Score:

Test:                                Date:                            Score:                                                  Test:                                Date:                            Score:

Test:                                Date:                            Score:                                                  Test: Calculator Date:                             -           / 35 problems /                minutes

Test:                                Date:                            Score:                                                  Test: Calculator Date:                             -           / 35 problems /                minutes




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                                                                                   FORT BEND COUNTY
                                                                              APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT
                                                     Return original application to: Fort Bend County, Human Resources, 4520 Reading Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471

                                                                                 Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
                                                         Information provided on employment applications is subject to the Texas Public Information Act and is presumed to be open for public inspection.

Please complete in black ink or type. Faxed or emailed copies are not accepted.
     Last Name                                  First Name                                                                       Middle Initial                         Home Phone Number


                            Present Address (Include Number, Street, City, State and Zip Code)                                      How Long At This Address?           Alternate Phone Number
Applicant Information




                            Are you eligible to work in the United States? No Yes                         Referred By:
                            (Fort Bend County does not sponsor special visa petitions.)                   Website       Newspaper        Other:
                            Are you at least 18 years of age?                No Yes
                            Are you now working for or have you previously worked for Fort Bend County?
                                                                             No        Yes         If yes, under what name?
                            Are you licensed to operate a motor vehicle?
                                          No         Yes         If yes, please complete the following:     State:                  Class:                              Expiration:
                            Languages Other Than English:
                                                           Speak:                                   Read:                            Write:
                            Do you have a G.E.D.                           No        Yes
                            Do you have a High School Diploma              No        Yes
                                                                      School Name, City & State                        Did You Graduate?                           Diploma/Degree & Major
                            High School                                                                                No       Yes
Education




                            Technical or                                                                                    No         Yes
                            Vocation School
                            College                                                                                         No         Yes

                            Graduate                                                                                        No         Yes
                            School
                                          Type of License                           License or Certificate #                               Issued By                                Expiration Date
Licenses & Certifications




                                         And/Or Certification                            If Applicable                                                                               If Applicable




                            List three persons who are not related to you and are not former supervisors. These people should have known you for several years.
References




                                                Name                                             Address                               Occupation                                       Telephone




                                 Branch of Service           From (Mo/Yr) - To (Mo/Yr)            What kind of duty (especially if technical in nature)?              What specialized training?
Military




                            List names of relatives including those by marriage that are employed by Fort Bend County.
                                                       Name                                              Department & Phone Number                                                Relationship
Relatives




                            Summarize special skills, experience, etc. related to the position for which you are applying.
Skills




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                          List all employment history for the past ten (10) years. Please list present or most recent position first. Use additional pages if needed.
                          Name and Address of Employer


                          From               To                    Phone Number                    Type of Business/Department     Name of Immediate Supervisor


                     1.   Your Title                                                Full Time or Part Time        Hours Per Week    May We Contact Your Current Employer?


                          Starting Salary          Ending Salary          Duties:


                          Specific Reason For Leaving


                          Name and Address of Employer


                          From               To                    Phone Number                    Type of Business/Department     Name of Immediate Supervisor


                     2.   Your Title                                                Full Time or Part Time        Hours Per Week


                          Starting Salary          Ending Salary          Duties:
Employment History




                          Specific Reason For Leaving


                          Name and Address of Employer


                          From               To                    Phone Number                    Type of Business/Department     Name of Immediate Supervisor


                     3.   Your Title                                                Full Time or Part Time        Hours Per Week


                          Starting Salary          Ending Salary          Duties:


                          Specific Reason For Leaving


                          Name and Address of Employer


                          From                To                   Phone Number                    Type of Business/Department     Name of Immediate Supervisor
                     4.

                          Your Title                                                Full Time or Part Time        Hours Per Week


                          Starting Salary          Ending Salary          Duties:


                          Specific Reason For Leaving




IMPORTANT: Are you currently under indictment for or have you EVER pled guilty, no contest or been convicted of a misdemeanor or a
felony by a civilian or military court, or participated in deferred adjudication? (excluding traffic tickets) Check One: YES NO

NOTE: A background investigation will be conducted prior to employment.

If yes, please describe the offense below and state when it occurred. A prior conviction will not necessarily preclude further consideration for
employment. Factors such as the type of event, when it occurred and how it relates to the job being sought will be considered.

______________________________________________                                                                            _____________________________________
Signature                                                                                                                 Date
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                                                        FORT BEND COUNTY
                                                 APPLICATION AUTHENTICATION FORM
                                                             Please read carefully before signing.
This is to inform you that as part of our procedure for processing your application it is understood that an investigative report may be made whereby information is
obtained through personal interviews with third parties. This inquiry includes information as to your character, general reputation, personal characteristics and mode
of living, whichever may be applicable. To become a Fort Bend County employee, you must pass an illegal substance abuse screening test. Those testing positive
for an illegal drug will not be considered for employment by Fort Bend County. You have the right to make a written request within a reasonable period of time for a
complete and accurate disclosure of additional information concerning the nature and scope of the investigation.

By my signature below, I certify, authorize and acknowledge all of the following:
1.        AUTHORIZATION TO OBTAIN CONSUMER REPORT PURSUANT TO 15 U.S.C. §1681b(b)(2)(B). I authorize Fort Bend County to obtain
a consumer report for employment purposes. I understand that an inquiry may include, but is not limited to: criminal records, motor vehicle
records, credit records, address verification, civil court records, bankruptcy records, personal or professional references, education
verification, and copies of prior personnel files. An inquiry may be made as part of a pre-employment screening process as well as at any time
during the course of employment with the company. No additional notice or authorization shall be needed for future inquiries and to obtain additional
consumer reports. DISCLOSURE: OBTAINING AN INVESTIGATIVE CONSUMER REPORT PURSUANT TO 15 U.S.C. 1681d(a) As part of its
employment application process, Fort Bend County, may obtain an investigative consumer report for employment purposes. This may include
information as to your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. You have the right to request additional
disclosures from Fort Bend County under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Upon your written request, made within a reasonable time, Fort Bend County
will send you information regarding the nature and scope of investigation within five days of receiving your written request. You may have additional
rights under federal law, as summarized in the enclosed notice. This disclosure is made pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C.
§1681d(a).
2.       I understand if I am employed, satisfactory proof of employment authorization and identity is required within three days of being hired. I
understand that Fort Bend County does not sponsor special visa petitions. I may be required to provide copies of licenses, certifications and/or
diplomas. Failure to submit such proof within the required time shall result in immediate employment termination.
3.      As an applicant for a position with Fort Bend County, I have been requested to furnish information for use in determining my qualifications. In
this connection, I do hereby authorize the release and full disclosure of any information that you may have concerning my employment with
your company. I give my consent to drug screening in order to be considered for employment by Fort Bend County and understand that my
refusal to consent to the screening will disqualify me as a candidate for employment. I authorize you to release such employment information to
those employees and agents of Fort Bend County who require such information in order to make a decision with respect to any matter pertaining to
my status as an employee.
4.       Certain positions require driving a County vehicle or my personal vehicle on County business, and as a condition of employment, I
authorize Fort Bend County to obtain a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR). I also understand that I must provide proof of auto liability insurance and a
copy of my Driver’s License prior to employment.
5.       I hereby release any former or current employer, its employees, and anyone acting on former or current employer’s behalf from any and all
claims, actions, liability and/or damage of any nature which may result from furnishing the information requested, including, but not limited to, claims
of negligence. A photocopy of this release will be valid as an original even though the photocopy does not contain an original writing of my
signature.
6.       As an employee of Fort Bend County, you have the right to terminate your employment at any time. Fort Bend County retains the same right
to terminate your employment, regardless of any other documents, oral or written statements issued by Fort Bend County or its representatives. I
understand misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of facts called for within this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of
employment consideration or termination from employment with Fort Bend County.


_______________________________________________________                                 _______________________________________________________
Name of Authorizing Consumer (Please Print)                                             Social Security #



___________________________________________________________                             _______________________________________________________
Drivers License #      DL State          Expiration Date Type                           Date of Birth
                                                         CDL/Other
Do you currently have auto liability insurance?
Yes                     No                                                              _______________________________________________________
                                                                                        Phone #



_______________________________________________________                                 _____________________________
Signature                                                                               Date

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                                                                ETHNICITY FORM

NOTE TO APPLICANTS: Please complete the optional section below. The information below is being gathered by this department for Federal Equal Employment
Opportunity reporting requirements and is being used for statistical use only. The information provided in the Ethnicity Section below is confidential and will
not be supplied to departments or used to make any employment decisions. Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




______________________________________________________________
Name (Please Print)



_____________________________________________________________
Social Security #



_____________________________________________________________
Date of Birth



______________________________________________________________
Place of Birth


Gender:     Male     Female



Check one from Section A and also one from Section B
    A. Ethnicity Categories
        Hispanic or Latino: A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of
        race.
        Non-Hispanic or Latino.



     B.   Race Categories
          White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
          Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.
          Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Not Hispanic or Latino): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam,
          Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
          Asian (Not Hispanic or Latino): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian
          Subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan Korea, Malaysia, the Philippine Islands, Thailand and Vietnam.
          Native American or Alaskan Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central
          America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
          Two or more (Not Hispanic or Latino)




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