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I applied in-person and the process took 3 months - interviewed at City of Houston in February 2009.

Interview Details – First, do not expect the hiring process to be quick. There is the application screening process, then interviews (1 to 4 depending on the position), then the actual selection process. It can easily take 3 months from application to starting date. Interviews are typically done by a panel, and usually consist of a series of questions that may or may not be relevant to the job. Interviewers seem to like black and white answers and dislike any answer that doesn't defer to policy.

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Negotiation Details – There is little if any room for salary negotiation below the executive level.

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