Human Resources

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CONTACT US
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OPERATIONS REQUIREMENTS
APPLICANT RESOURCES
NEW EMPLOYEES
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BENEFITS
BARGAINING UNIT CONTRACTS
CURRENT EMPLOYEES
LEAVING THE DISTRICT
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INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING HIRED!

General Tips
  • Be thoughtful and take your time as you complete the application to ensure you are representing yourself well.
  • Attach, in the appropriate sections, all documentation regarding licensure, degrees, diplomas, transcripts, certificates, or other supporting educational documents.
  • Fill out the employment history completely, even if you have already attached your resume.
  • Ensure all fields related to dates of employment, job titles and supervisors are complete and accurate. Some salaries are based on the experience listed in this section.
    Resume Tips
    • Include all of your current contact information on your resume so we can easily get in touch with you.
    • This includes your full name, street address, city, state, zip, home phone number, cell phone, and email address. Make sure to use a personal email address (Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc.), not your current work email address.
    • Review resume regularly and update as needed.
    • Highlight your most relevant skills and experience first, especially as they relate to the positions, and then work your way down to other pertinent information.
    • Make sure that your resume is “easy on the eyes” and formatted well.
    • Attempt to keep it to one page (or two pages if you have more than five years of experience in your field). Check for spelling and grammatical errors.
          Reference Tips
          • DPS requires professional references. References should be from those in a supervisory position. DPS cannot accept references from family members or friends.
          • When listing references, list those that you have known for at least a year and that are willing to provide feedback to DPS. Your references should have some knowledge of your work ethic, professional experiences, and skills and abilities for the applied position.
          • Inform all references that they will be emailed to complete the Reference Check Letter.
          • References must click on the emailed link and complete and submit the reference check.
          • You can check the status of your references through your online application. References that are listed as “pending” have not been completed. You can add additional references as deemed necessary.
              Interview Tips
              • Dress professionally for both in-person and virtual interviews.
              • Research the district, department, and/or specific school, if applicable.
              • Know the job description you are applying for and have copies of your resume available.
              • Be prepared for different interviewing styles such as behavioral or standard. For behavioral interview questions, describe the situation or challenge, the action that you took, and the results.
              • For virtual interviews, ensure all technology is working properly prior to the interview and that you are in a quiet space where you will not be interrupted.