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Recruitment and Selection

Candidate Gateway

Welcome to the first step in implementing our new recruiting system! Our Candidate Gateway is open to current County employees only, accessible via your Employee Self Service (ESS) account in PeopleSoft. Once you log in, you'll be able to add your resume and start building your profile in anticipation of the complete roll-out of our new system.Click here to read more information and see answers to frequently asked questions.

Click here for step-by-step instructions on utilizing our new Candidate Gateway.


Having trouble logging into PeopleSoft? If you've forgotten your password, click on the "Forgot Password" link found on the PeopleSoft login page. You'll find a helpful flyer for this process by clicking on this link.

Mission Statement
"In pursuit of excellence, we are committed to strategic recruiting and optimizing talent to fulfill the County's human resources needs today and into the future."

Recruiting and Selection at the County of Riverside
The County of Riverside seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission of the County and who respect and promote excellence through diversity.  The County strives to actively manage employee talent and maximize growth for both the employee and the County.  The County is committed to equal opportunity and follows recruitment and selection practices that comply with all applicable employment laws.
Goals of the Recruiting and Selection Process
  • To attract highly qualified individuals to the County of Riverside.
  • To provide an equal opportunity for potential candidates to apply for vacancies.


  • To systematically collect information about each applicant's ability to meet the requirements of the advertised position.
  • To select a candidate who will be successful in performing the tasks and meeting the responsibilities of the position.
  • To engage in hiring activities that will result in reducing underutilization of underrepresented groups where such underutilization exists.
  • To emphasize active recruitment of traditionally underrepresented groups, i.e. individuals with disabilities, minority group members, women and veterans.
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