Application Process

Welcome to the application process for the City of River Falls. We’re glad you’re here!

Please note that the City of River Falls only accepts applications for open positions via an online application process through NeoGov, a secure third-party website that specializes in human resources software for the public sector. If you need assistance in applying, please see the Employment Applicant User Guide.

Each job posting includes the duties of the position and minimum qualifications. Please complete your application completely and accurately. Your application may be rejected if the information you provide is misrepresented or untrue.

 Application review

After you submit an online application, you will receive an email notification. Each application will be carefully reviewed and evaluated by Human Resources in addition to the hiring department.

Top candidates will be scheduled for a phone and/or in person interview. Typically, interviews are conducted by a panel. For some positions, a second interview may be scheduled. If you require accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please contact Human Resources.

Professional reference checks will be conducted prior to an offer being made.

Background checks will take place once an offer is made. This may include:

  • Criminal history
  • Driving record
  • Verification of employment history, education and references
  • Physical examination
  • Drug screening

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of River Falls will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or membership or activity in a local commission.

Data Practices

Online applications are stored electronically by Neogov. Only authorized employees and hiring contractors have access to the information you submit.