The City of Canning aims to attract and retain a skilled workforce by maintaining a professional, impartial and confidential recruitment process that is documented, equitable and applied consistently.


In promoting an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, the City is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in the workplace where individuals are treated with dignity.

The City’s recruitment process involves a number of stages and can take up to eight weeks following the application closing date.


Submit an application online for a suitable position that interests you.

Shortlist candidates

We review all applications and may contact you for further information about your experience.


If you have been shortlisted, we will contact you to arrange an interview.

Second interviews

We may ask you to attend a second interview to discuss the role and your experience in more detail.

Background checks

Reference checks and if applicable, police clearances are conducted.


Depending on the role, a pre-employment medical may be organised.

Offer of employment

We will prepare an employment contract if you have been successful.


If you have been unsuccessful, we will notify you of the completion of the recruitment process.

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