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 a role is provided in the position description. Our People & Performance teams' contact details will be listed within the advertisement for questions specifically about the role.

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

Select "Apply Now" to commence your application. As part of the process, you will complete an application form and then provide your attachments. Only two (2) documents can be accepted by our system, so you should include 1) a resume/CV outlining your employment history and skills, and 2) a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria.

  • Can I hand in my application in person?

We request that 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 People & Performance 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, and if you do not receive an email, please contact the member of our People & Performance team listed in the advertisement to confirm your application has been received.

  • Can I submit a late application?

Applicants should submit their application prior to the closing date listed in the advertisement. 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 People & Performance team listed in the advertisement to discuss your situation.

  • 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 People & Performance team 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 outcome of the vacancy and the status of their application.

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