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Recruitment Process

Not sure how the recruitment process works at the City of Canning? We are here to step you through it.

1. Current vacancies

Visit the City of Canning Vacancies page for all current job vacancies.

All information regarding an advertised role is provided in the position description and in the advertisement. If you have further questions, please contact the person listed in the advertisement.

2. Preparing your application

To apply for a job at the City of Canning, you will need to prepare the following documents:

  • cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria in the Position Description
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) / resume.

3. Applying for the job

All applications must be submitted online. To do so, visit the City of Canning Vacancies page and click on 'Apply' next to the job you wish to apply for. Complete the application steps and click 'Finish' at the end of the process when you are ready.

Applications must be submitted prior to the closing date and time listed on the advertisement. Please be aware the City of Canning reserves the right to withdraw a job advertisement prior to the closing date, so it is not recommended you leave your application submission until the closing date.

After you’ve applied for the job, you will receive an email from the City of Canning confirming we have received your application. Please remember to check your spam folders.

Please contact the person listed on the advertisement if you:

  • are having difficulty submitting your application online
  • haven’t received an email confirming you’ve applied for the job
  • need to submit your application after the closing date
  • have to update the contact details on your submitted application.

4. Application review and interviews

Shortly after the closing of a job vacancy, the job panel will review all applications and shortlist applicants to interview.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via phone or email to learn of next steps. Interview questions will relate to the position you have applied for and you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the panel. We use a range of different interview styles including but not limited to panel, group, and practical styles. You will be informed of the style of the interview before the interview.

At the end of the interview, you will be informed of the next steps. We will contact you and advise if your application has progressed. If your application has progressed, we will contact your referees.

Depending on the position you are applying for, you may also need to undertake an aptitude test, psychometric or medical before progressing.

Unsuccessful applicants will receive an email notification from the City once the recruitment process is complete.

5. Successful applicant

We will contact the successful applicant by phone. At this stage, we will finalise your start date and any other conditions of employment.

You will be asked to provide a National Police Certificate and any other qualification or Identification documents relevant to your position. Your letter of offer and all other new employee information will be issued to you via email.

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