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Employment FAQs

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  • How does the application process work once the position is posted?

    After the expiration date, all applications will be screened by Human Resources and the hiring manager. We will respond to all applicants.

  • What is important to know about completing the application form?

    It is important to be as complete as possible in filling out the form.

    • To have a application be considered, all pages must be completed, signed and returned. 
    • It is advisable to attach a resume and cover letter when applying for office and professional positions, however please complete the application in its entirety.
    • Be sure to sign and date the bottom of the application.
  • Where do I submit or turn in my application for employment?

    Applications for employment will automatically be submitted through the Human Resources website.  If there is a need to submit an application other than through the website, please email  to,  You may also mail or submit your application in person to the Sheboygan County Human Resources, 508 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081.  The mailed application must be post marked no later than the job posting deadline date.
  • Can I attach a resume or cover letter?

    Yes, it is highly recommended you attach a resume and cover letter to the application.  However, please know a resume is not a substitute for the application.
  • Can I apply for more than one job at a time?

    Yes, you can apply for more than one job at a time. 

    • You must provide a completed application for each job that you are applying for.
  • Can I make changes to my application after the deadline?

    No, once the deadline has passed no changes will be accepted other than address and phone. 
  • What if I missed the deadline of an open position, can I still apply?

    Once the deadline has passed, no applications will be accepted for that particular position.

  • What if I am interested in a job that isn't currently posted?

    Applications are accepted when positions are posted on the website, and within the application timeline. Please continue to check the Sheboygan County website for an ongoing up to date open position list. 
  • Should I call to follow up on my application?

    We respectfully request that you not call to check the status of your application. We will contact you in the event your skills and qualifications meet the needs of the position you applied for.
  • How long do you keep my application on file?

    Your application is only for the position you applied for. You must fill out a new application for each position you want to be considered for.