Employment PolicyThe policy of the City of Lumberton is to foster, maintain, promote and afford an equal employment
opportunity to all applicants and employees. All personnel actions, including recruiting efforts,
hiring, training, promotions, transfers, compensation and termination are performed without regard to
an applicant's or employee's age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex or political affiliation.
Applicants or employees with disabilities will be given equal consideration with other applicants for
positions in which their physical handicaps do not represent an unreasonable barrier to the satisfactory
performance of duties. The city will offer reasonable accommodations to disabled employees
or applicants. All persons expressing interest in employment with the City of Lumberton will be given the
opportunity to complete an application for employment. Applicants will be informed of the availability of
current job openings.
The City of Lumberton may require applicants for positions to pass a job-related, competitive,
written, oral or physical examination to determine whether applicants meet the established minimum
standards for such positions and to assess the merit and fitness of applicants for such positions.
Appointments to city employment will be made on the basis of merit and fitness demonstrated by
examination and other evidence of competence without regard to race, sex, color, national origin,
religion, age, political affiliation or disability. Factors to be considered include job-related
experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, the quality of past performance and general suitability to
perform the required work.