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  • Los Alamos County will only consider hiring those applicants who meet the minimum requirements of a position. Please ensure that you are applying for jobs for which you qualify.
  • All applicants must complete the Los Alamos County online job application.
  • Be sure to include all pertinent information on your application. Use the sections of the application to tell us how you meet the minimum qualifications.
  • Information on resumés or in cover letters is not used to determine qualification.
  • Attach or list relevant certifications.
  • Fill out your application completely. An incomplete application might prevent you from being considered for a position you may have otherwise qualified for.
  • All qualifying information must appear on the application to be considered. A resumé and the information on it will not be considered in lieu of an application, but you are welcome to attach one to supplement the application.
  • Typing your name will constitute your electronic signature.  This is required to be able to submit your application.
  • Applications must be submitted online to Human Resources by the posting end date.
  • You will have access to your application online which allows you to update as needed. Applications can be updated and you may re-submit while the job is open.
  • Keep a copy of your application.

Additional Tips for Internal Applicants

  • Treat the application process as if you were applying to the County for the first time.
  • You must apply online for all positions.
  • All qualifying information must appear on the application.
  • Relevant certifications need to be listed or attached.