The information you enter as "mother's maiden name" and "city of birth" is used to verify your identity if you forget your password. It is not stored with your employment application.
Your personal information and credit card number are extremely safe. The information that you provide is purely voluntary and is used to serve you better. Secure server software will protect the information that you submit by encrypting all information before being sent across the Internet. This information will be used by the City of Kent only on a need-to-know basis and will not be made accessible to unauthorized employees at any time.
In accordance with RCW 42.17.310 (t), the following is exempt from Public Disclosure requirements: “All applications for public employment, including names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant.”