The City of Canning offers ongoing, temporary and casual employment opportunities, as well as traineeships, apprenticeships and work experience opportunities.

Employment Opportunities, Traineeships and Apprenticeships

With a number of sites and service areas, we have employment opportunities across all of our teams.

We also offer a range of 12-month traineeships in many areas and three or four year apprenticeships in our outdoor work areas and engineering workshops. These opportunities include a combination of on the job training and course work.

The City advertises employment opportunities, including paid traineeships and apprenticeships on our Careers page.

Work Experience

The City of Canning prides itself on providing opportunities to kick start your career and aims to accommodate requests for work experience where possible. Requests for work experience can be considered in discussion with the Talent team. To submit your Expression of Interest, you will need to include:

  • Completed Request for Work Experience form

  • Current resume/CV

  • Brief cover letter stating why you are interested in a work placement at the City of Canning

Once you have prepared all documentation, please email through to and a member of the Talent team will be in touch with you.

Interested in starting your journey with the City of Canning?

Click here to view our current employment vacancies or click here to enquire about work experience opportunities.

Looking for some help in preparing your application and understanding what will be involved when you apply with the City? See our Guide: Information for Applicants

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