Application Procedures

City of Forney Employment Requirements  

We appreciate your interest in pursuing employment opportunities with the City of Forney.

Minimum Age Requirement: To work for the City, individuals must be at least 18 years old if the position involves the use of hazardous equipment or chemicals. During the summer months, a limited number of positions may be available with a minimum age requirement of 16.

Pre-Employment Screening:

For all job positions, the City mandates pre-employment drug/alcohol testing and a criminal background/records check. Specific positions may also require a pre-employment physical examination.

Job Openings Posting

Information regarding current job openings and application procedures can be found on our Employment Opportunities Page.

Application Submission:

To apply for any job opportunity, please complete a City of Forney application online through our Human Resources department. Online applications are exclusively accepted for currently open positions as listed on the Employment Opportunities Page. Please ensure that you submit a comprehensive online application and attach any required documentation. Incomplete applications and resumes alone will not be considered. A complete online application is essential to receive proper consideration for your desired position. Additionally, you can sign up to receive notifications of future job openings for upcoming opportunities. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Forney is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ethnic affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Our employment decisions are solely based on merit, ensuring a discrimination-free workplace. We maintain a strong commitment to affirmative action and equal employment opportunities. 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Forney is dedicated to making reasonable accommodations to meet your needs. If you require any special accommodations, please contact our Human Resources department at (972) 552-6670.


Due to the high volume of applications received, we regret that we cannot conduct interviews with all qualified candidates. You will be contacted directly to schedule an appointment if you are selected for an interview. The duration of the hiring process may vary depending on departmental requirements and priorities but typically concludes within three weeks after the application deadline.

Application Status Follow-Up

Once a position has been filled, applicants will be notified via email. These notifications are sent through the City's online application system, NEOGOV. We kindly request that you check your "junk" or "spam" email folder for messages from NEOGOV.

We greatly appreciate your patience throughout the hiring process. If you have not received an update on your application status within four weeks from the position's closing date, please contact the Human Resources office at (972) 552-6670.