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Frequently Asked Questions

Human Resources

How do I apply for a job online?

  • Print out the application, complete it in full, sign and date it, and either mail it in, drop it off, or fax it in at 741-8809.
What is the closing date for vacancies posted on the website and what do they mean?
  • Closing dates pertain to current City of Bossier employees only. They have no bearing on prospective employees and don't pertain to anyone who does not already work for the city.
How do I check on my application after I turn it in?
  • There is nothing you can do to check on your application once it has been turned in. We stamp all applications at the end of each day, we then send them to the department heads that are looking for prospective employees. The department heads then choose who they want to interview and hire. Please see a list of our departments and the department heads for information on who to speak with regarding a job.
How long do you keep applications on file?
  • We keep all applications on file for one year.
What is the pay scale for a particular job?
  • We use a Grade and Step for our pay scale and it varies from job to job, based on experience and education. There really is no way to tell what you would be making, until after someone has interviewed you and evaluated what your job skills are worth.
If I turn in a resume, do I also have to turn in an application?
  • Yes, we must have an application, signed and dated, and completed in full, before we can call you in for an interview.
Will a criminal history affect my employment with the City of Bossier City?
  • We run background checks on all prospective employees, and a criminal history may determine employment.
Do I have to have a high school diploma to work at the City of Bossier City?
  • No, not all jobs require high school diplomas.
Do I have to be 18 years old to work full time for the City of Bossier City?
  • Yes, most of our jobs do require you to be 18 years of age to work here, however the part time summer and seasonal positions, such as Lifeguard, scorekeeper and basket worker, do not require you to be 18. For those jobs, you must have a minor certificate and be eligible to work under the guidelines of the LA Department of Labor.
Do I have to be a Bossier City resident in order to work for the City of Bossier City?
  • No, it does not matter where you live, as long as you can work the required hours that are requested of you, for a particular job.
Do you have a job line available to call and see what jobs are currently open?
  • No, we list all of our open vacancies on our website and on the job postings board outside our office, located at 620 Benton Road, Bossier City, LA 71111. -
 

 

 
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Contact Us

City of Bossier City
Human Resources
620 Benton Road
P.O. Box 5337
Bossier City, Louisiana 71171-5337
Phone: 318.741.8800
Fax: 318.741.8809
Email: jobs@bossiercity.org 

John Tomasek III : Director

Kellie Bell : Personnel Specialist

Lisa Stephens : Personnel Specialist

Mike Steen : Risk Management

Office Hours M-F: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm