How Applications are Processed

The typical process flow for applications submitted for job openings in Island County is as follows:

Applications are accepted through the closing date. If an application is received postmarked on the day of closing it will be accepted. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be accepted.

After the closing date, all applications are forwarded to the applicable department. The department reviews the applications and identifies the most qualified individuals who are then scheduled for interviews. Following the interview process, the most likely candidates will have their references checked and finally an offer is made After a candidate accepts the position and reports to work, letters are sent by Human Resources to all applicants who took the time to apply, notifying them that the position has been filled and thanking them for applying.