1. All items on the application form must be filled out or marked "NA" meaning they do not apply to the applicant. Failure to fully complete this form may result in automatic disqualification. Assistance is available upon request to help complete the application.
2. The City of Westbrook is an Equal Opportunity Employer and shall not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment or advancement because of race, color, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by statute.
3. The City Of Westbrook shall employ the best qualified persons who are available at the salary levels established for City employment.
4. Upon appointment, all employees shall be subject to a period of six (6) months probation unless otherwise specified by the Personnel Rules and Regulations or applicable union contract.
5. Applications will be kept active for a period of one (1) year, during which they may be reconsidered for existing vacancies, upon request of the applicant.
6. Once you click "Submit", your applications will be sent to the City of Westbrook, Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department can be emailed at Human Resources.
List your relevant employment history, including all jobs held for at least the past 10 years.
Number of people supervised, if appropriate
List three (3) people not related to you who have known you for at least one (1) year.
For Fire Department: Please list five (5) professional references.
I certify that all statements made by me on this application, my resume and any other accompanying documents are true and complete to the best of my knowledge, and that I have withheld nothing which, if disclosed, would materially alter or contradict the facts contained therein. I understand that false statements, omissions or misrepresentations may result in the disqualification of this application for employment with the City of Westbrook, or a withdrawal of any offer of employment, or if so employed, my dismissal from such employment.
I authorize, without reservation, the employer, its representatives, employees or agents to contact and obtain information from all references (personal and professional), employers, public agencies, licensing authorities and educational institutions and to otherwise verify the accuracy of all information provided by me in this application, resumé or job interview. I hereby waive any and all rights and claims I may have regarding the employer, its agents, employees or representatives, for seeking, gathering and using truthful and non-defamatory information, in a lawful manner, in the employment process and all other persons, corporations or organizations for furnishing such information about me. I agree that persons or organizations providing such information, or the City of Westbrook, shall not be liable should the information so provided warrant my disqualification from employment with the City or if employed, my dismissal from such employment.
I understand that it will be necessary to conduct a personal background, credit and reference check, and if the position warrants it, criminal histories check. I hereby authorize the City to conduct such an examination and persons or organization contacted to provide such information.
I further understand that any offer of employment is conditional upon satisfactory completion of a physical examination at the City's expense, when the nature of the position requires one, and that the examination will focus on my present ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
In connection with my application for employment with the City of Westbrook, Maine ("City"), I understand that a consumer report or investigative consumer report, as those terms are defined in the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act as amended ("FCRA"), 15 U.S.C. 1681 et seq., may be obtained by the City from a consumer reporting agency ("Agency"). I further understand that the Agency may not give out information about me to the City without my written consent. It is also understood that the Agency may not report medical information about me to the City without my specific prior consent as to the release of such information, which is in addition to my general authorization herein.
I understand that an investigative consumer report is a special type of consumer report in which information about my character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living is obtained through personal interviews. In the event an investigative consumer report is obtained, I understand that I (a) am entitled to receive a summary of my rights, and (b) have the right to request additional disclosures provided for below as follows:
Upon my written request to the City within a reasonable period of time after my receipt of this Fair Credit Reporting Act Consumer Disclosure and Genera/ Authorization, the City shall make a complete and accurate disclosure of the nature and scope of the investigation requested. It is understood that this disclosure shall be made in writing mailed, or otherwise delivered, to me not later than 5 days after the date on which the request for such disclosure was received from me or such report was first requested, whichever is later in time.
I hereby authorize the City now, or at any time while I am employed by the City, to obtain a consumer report or investigative consumer report on me, as applicable. This authorization does not include the release of my medical information. I further acknowledge that I have received a summary of my rights under the FCRA.
I hereby authorize any and all schools, physicians, hospitals, Armed Services, current and all previous employers, law enforcement agencies, any other person, organization or agency to furnish the Westbrook Police Department, or its designated agent(s), any and all information, or documents which may be requested, including a consumer credit report; to allow the visual inspection and copy of all reports, photographs, or other documents.
I hereby waive any objection to the release of said information and grant to the Westbrook Public Safety Commission or its designated agent(s) any right I may have to said information. Further I hereby release all of the above, the City of Westbrook, and its designated agent(s) from any and all liability for any damage whatsoever arising therefrom.
I also authorize investigation of all statements made in my application for employment. I understand that in the event of my employment with the City of Westbrook, I shall be subject to dismissal if any of the information I have given in this application is false, or if I have failed to give any material information herein requested.
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