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Dear Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in Prince William County Public Schools. The following summarizes the Classified (non-instructional) employment application process for new applicants and current employees.

Step 1: Viewing Classified Employment (Non-instructional) Vacancies

Visit our vacancy page to see classified employment vacancies. Click on the Employment Opportunities link or go directly to the job vacancy page.

To view classified employment vacancies, select Classified from the Job Type drop-down menu and click Search." You will then see a list of current vacancies by position and location. You will also notice a job posting number, the date the position was posted, date the position will close, and the effective date of the position. These positions and job posting numbers will also be seen when you submit your online application. It is important to note that all posted vacancies close at 4:30 p.m. on the specified date.

Step 2: Online Application

You must complete an online application in order to apply for classified employment position(s). Please note that for a current employee to be considered for any vacancy, a recommendation from their current supervisor must be forwarded to the Human Resources Department.

  • To apply for a Classified Employment position:
  • Log in to the online application.
  • Click "already applied" (If you have not already completed an online application, click "new user" and complete the application then proceed with the following steps).
  • Enter your User ID and Password.
  • Select "Classified" and "Start Application".
  • Verify that your contact information is correct. Press "continue" at the bottom of the page.
  • Using the left tool bar (in blue) select the "Vacancy" tab.
  • Choose the position(s) for which you are interested and qualified.
  • Update any information on the application that may have changed.
  • Select the "Applicant Testimony" tab on the blue tool bar.
  • Type "YES," if you agree that all the information contained within your application is true and complete.
  • Verify that all sections of the application are completed. This will be indicated with a green check box, on the blue tool bar. If there is an area on the application indicated in "red" open that section of the application, complete unanswered fields, and press "continue" at the bottom of the page.
  • You should receive a reply message confirming the submission of your application.

Step 3: Documents

The following documents need not be completed at the time you apply, however they must be received prior to an offer of employment. You are encouraged to forward these documents as soon as possible. They may be utilized when determining the most qualified candidates for a position.

  • Two Professional Reference Forms - Please note, you (the applicant) are responsible for mailing or faxing the Reference Form to the individuals (previous and current employers) who will provide your references. Once completed the form may be mailed or faxed to the Classified Human Resource Office at 703-791-8830. Instructions are provided on the Reference Form. If you have entered the email address electronically on the application, you will not need to mail the paper forms.
  • Proof of highest completed education. Minimum requirement for most positions is a high school diploma or GED.
  • If the position that you are applying for requires a license or certificate, proof of this documentation must be provided. You are encouraged to review the job description(s) on the vacancy listing carefully to determine which licenses or certificates are required for a position.
  • Clerical positions require successful completion of a typing test. Minimum requirement is 45 words per minute (WPM) with no more than five errors. Typing tests must be taken at Prince William Skill Source Center, 13370 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge, 22192, 703-586-6800. Testing is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Once you apply for a particular position, the application and other supporting documents are reviewed to identify the best-qualified candidates. Those individuals will be contacted to set up interviews. This process takes about two weeks on average from the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
  • Medical verification of a negative tuberculosis (TB) test is required for all employees working for the school system. This test can be taken at any medical facility that performs tuberculosis tests. The applicant is responsible for all expenses incurred from the test. Completed TB results may be uploaded to your online application or faxed to 703-791-8830.

If you have any questions about the application process Human Resource representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 703-791-8050.

Prince William County Public Schools
Human Resources Department
Attention: Classified Employment Office
Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center
14715 Bristow Rd.
Manassas, VA 20112

PWCS Website: www.pwcs.edu
Classified Vacancy List: jobs.pwcs.edu/Jobs/
Phone: 703-791-8050
Fax: 703-791-8193

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) does not discriminate in employment nor in its educational programs, services and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The following individual(s) will handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, including Section 504 and Title IX: Chief Human Resources Officer, Prince William County Public Schools, P.O. Box 389, Manassas, VA 20108