City checks you before your application checks out

Photo Credit: Ashley Knight

In the Facebook story of the day, you wanted to know what does the City of Albany look for when evaluating job candidates?

When considering someone for a department head position, in addition to looking at qualifications for the job and related education and experience, a headhunting agency will conduct a full background check usually going back to when the applicant entered the workforce.

In addition they will also conduct drug screenings and even credit checks.