Have a question about the recruitment process? See our Frequently Asked Questions below.

  • How can I find out about current vacancies within the City of Canning?

Current vacancies are advertised on the Careers page. View Current Vacancies to start your career at City of Canning.

  • How do I find out more information about a vacancy?

All information regarding the role is provided in the position description. Our Talent team’s contact details will be listed within the advertisement and can be contacted for questions specifically about the role.

  • How do I apply for a position with the City of Canning?

Once you have found a position that is of interest to you and you believe you are qualified for, select "Apply Now" to commence your application. As part of the process, you will complete an application form and submit a Resume/CV and a Cover Letter that addresses the selection criteria. Only two (2) documents can be accepted.

  • Can I hand in my application in person?

We request all applications to be submitted online. This ensures your application is processed and reviewed in the most efficient manner. If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, please contact the member of our Talent team as listed in the advertisement for assistance.

  • How do I know that my application has been received by the City of Canning?

You will receive an email from the City of Canning advising that we have received your application.

If you have a Yahoo, Hotmail or other web-based account, please remember to check your spam folders.

  • Can I submit a late application?

It is advisable to submit your application by the closing date. Should you feel that your application should be accepted after the closing date, please contact the member of our Talent team as listed in the advertisement to discuss your application, as it will only be accepted at the discretion of the People Leader.

  • When will my application be reviewed?

Applications will be reviewed after the closing date of the position, unless specified otherwise in the advertisement.

  • What if I want to update my details?

If you have made a mistake on your application or your contact details have changed prior to the advertisement closing, please contact the member of the Talent team as listed in the advertisement and request them to withdraw your application. You are then able to resubmit your application with the correct details. If your details change after the advertisement has closed, please email any changes.

  • How can I withdraw my application?

Please email your full name and the position you applied for as well as the reason you would like to withdraw your application.

  • Will I receive notification if my application is unsuccessful?

Once the recruitment process is complete, unsuccessful applicants will receive an email notifying them of the status of their application.