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How to Apply: There are currently three different ways to apply for employment with the City of Kenner Civil Service:

1. The preferred method is to apply online. (click here)

2. Another method is to visit our office to fill out the appropriate paperwork in person.

3. The third method that may be used to apply for the City of Kenner Civil Service employment is to go to the Civil Service Department Web Site, click on Online Forms, download the application forms, fill them out and mail them in.

As stated earlier, the preferred method of applying for City of Kenner Civil Service employment is to fill out an online application. Applicants that do not have online access at home can access our online application system at local Libraries.

When applying online you MUST complete and return the Employment Information Release to the Civil Service Department before your application can be processed.

See job listings at Current Application Opportunities.

Applicants can also call the Civil Service Department for assistance at (504) 466-5477.

The Civil Service Department posts current notices of job opportunities at the Civil Service Department Application Offices and also on its online application website. Job applications may be filed only when an examination is announced. It is important that you include your entire employment history including periods of unemployment on your application, plus any relevant education and experience. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Some job postings have an application deadline; others are open on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of applications have been received. Applicants who are interested in jobs that are not currently open for application may request email notification of an announcement through the online application website or may complete a job interest card which may be filed with the Civil Service Office at any time.

DELAY IN THE MAIL: The Civil Service Department cannot accept responsibility for failure of the applicant to receive an admission slip to an examination, or for failure of the Department to receive material mailed by the applicant.

VETERANS PREFERENCE in examinations will be granted only to those persons who provide proof of military service during covered periods and who are found to be eligible.

The Civil Service Department does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs or activities. Therefore, reasonable accommodations will be provided to allow access to the Department's programs and activities for individuals with disabilities unless such accommodations would result in undue hardship. Auxiliary Aids such as readers, telecommunications devices for deaf persons (TDDs), taped text, and large print material or other aids are provided for individuals requesting such accommodations under provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.