Application and Testing

Procedures and Locations

For information on City of Oshkosh employment opportunities, please see our job listings and bulletins under Current City Jobs, or visit our Human Resources Office.

Human Resources Office

The Human Resources Office is located on the north side of fourth floor of City Hall, 215 Church Ave., Oshkosh, Office hours are Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. [Telephone: (920) 236-5110, Fax: (920) 236-5090].

Online Applications

Employment application information can be found here. Online applications can be submitted in accordance with all deadline requirements. Resumes that are not attached to an online application will not be accepted. Gender, ethnic, disability and military status information is separated from those evaluating applications and will stay separate from the application. It is used for Federal Reporting, hiring statistics, and other recruitment assessment efforts.


Online application need to be submitted NO LATER THAN 11:59 P.M. OF THE CLOSING DATE.

Status of Applications

Upon submission of an application you will receive a confirmation email. For additional questions, email or call the Human Resources Office at (920) 236-5110 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Employment Testing

City Jobs Testing

The Human Resources Office uses a variety of screening processes to evaluate your qualifications. The process may consist of an evaluation of experience and/or training listed on the application, an interview, a written test, a performance test or any combination of the above. If a test is required, you will be notified of the date, time and location. Some jobs have no formal testing, only a careful review of the application materials.

Employment Requirements/Information

General Information
  • Starting salaries will be determined by the Human Resources Office and the hiring department.
  • Relevant part-time work will be evaluated toward meeting the required experience.
  • Examination requirements and processes may be revised.
  • Experience, education, and all other information provided by an applicant orally or in writing are subject to verification.
  • To retrieve a copy of your online application please login to your account.
  • The City complies with all Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) non-discriminating requirements in its employment practices and activities, and in all terms, conditions and benefits of employment.
  • Any misrepresentations or false statements may be cause for disqualification or dismissal from employment.
  • The provisions contained in job bulletins do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.

You must have the legal right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship or be a U.S. citizen. Persons hired must present acceptable proof of identity and the legal right to work in the United States and the authenticity of the documents must be verified.

Pre-employment Screening

Pre-employment Screening, which may include a background check, psychological assessment, drug screen and/or completion of a medical history questionnaire, may be required before hire or promotion. The City of Oshkosh is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.

Special Test Accommodations for Persons with Disability

If you would like special accommodations, call our Office at (920) 236-5110 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.