How to apply

View our current job opportunities or begin the application process through our online recruitment system. To apply on a posting, you will need to login or create an account.

Application basics

  • Apply before the closing date.  Late applications are not accepted via e-mail.
  • You must be legally entitled to work in Canada to be considered for employment.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.  We typically contact short-listed applicants within 3 – 4 weeks of the competition closing date.

Helpful hints

What do we look for?

  • Communication/Customer Service skills
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Work ethics
  • Innovation/Creativity
  • Drive for Personal Success
  • Ambition

In addition to the above traits, each opportunity requires specific qualifications, skills, ability and knowledge.

Resumes & Other Documents

  • Keep your resume to one or two pages.
  • Ensure your contact information is up-to-date and accurate.
  • List your recent jobs first and include employment dates.
  • Be concise, specific and accurate.
  • Include a cover letter highlighting any relevant work experience.
  • If a Driver's Abstract is required, it must be no older than 30 days (these can be obtained free of charge from ICBC).
  • If you do not possess a Driver's Licence you will have an opportunity to provide this information as part of you application.
  • Provide copies of any relevant certifications.


  • Be 15 minutes early. Pay parking is available in the Memorial Parkade (the same building as our HR offices - 1420 Ellis Street).
  • Allow sufficient time for the interview.
  • Bring a contact list of your three most recent supervisors to your interview.
  • Be appropriately dressed. Don't use fragrances - the City is a scent-aware workplace.
  • Bring your questions for us: candidates will be able to ask questions at the end of the interview.