If you are on this page, you are on your way to learn about our recruitment process and make an impact on your upcoming application.
We are looking for incredible people like you to join our team.
If you have questions, need assistance, or require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please .
Our recruitment process takes 4 to 6 weeks to complete, timeline may vary depending on each position.
We may or may not have all the following stages during the process.
Applicants are initially reviewed and screened through their resumes and the assessment questions and sometimes through a phone call/screening process.
Applicants who move on to the assessment phase of the hiring process will be given the opportunity to demonstrate the skills and qualifications through an interview process.
The interview stage is a chance for both you and the hiring team to see if the position is a good fit.
Our interviews are often conducted as a structured panel interview, where you will be asked a set of pre-determined questions that will reflect the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applied job. The panel will typically include the hiring manager/team leader, a human resources representative, and possibly another staff member. Interviews often last about 30-60 minutes.
Most of our questions are behavioural based, where we want to hear about your past experiences and how you dealt with specific situations. Check out the STAR approach to learn about behavioural-based answers. Other types of questions we may ask are technical and scenario based.
Our interview process may have further assessment steps depending on the position applied for:
We are committed to ensuring the safety and security of the public and our employees. As part of that commitment, you may be asked to provide one or more background checks, including:
If you are the successful candidate, we will reach out to you and discuss the details of the job offer. This will be followed up with a written offer letter and all the necessary instructions and documents to get you set up as a new City of Airdrie employee. Our onboarding team will help you prepare for your first day with us.