Our Hiring Process

What You Can Expect

The Screening Process

We screen on the basis of the qualifications listed in the job posting. This screening includes a review of the applicant’s:
  • Education
  • Experience
  • Skills
Applicants who best meet the requirements will be offered an interview.
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The Interview Process

You’ve applied for the job and someone from the City’s Human Resources Department has contacted you to schedule next steps:

Onsite Interview

When selected for an interview you can expect:
  • An interview by a panel made up of the hiring manager and/or supervisor and a member of the Human Resources team
  • To be asked a variety of questions regarding past work experience, education and some job specific questions
  • You may also be asked to respond to scenario questions
  • If anything extra is required, we will give you the information you need to prepare when we call to set up your interview

How to Prepare for an Interview

The job posting has a great list of the skills and knowledge needed for the position. Use this list to think about experiences you’ve had in the past that relate to the requested skills and knowledge.

You can use examples from previous work experiences, school, volunteering and /or committees you’ve participated on.

There are no trick questions in the interview. We are excited to meet you, and we want to get to know you better. Our hiring panel will do their best to help you relax so you can do your best. One of the easiest ways for you to relax is to be prepared.

What Happens Next

We take hiring very seriously and make a consensus-based decision. As a result, it can take up to two weeks for us to make our decision and track down references. Thank you for your patience. Human Resources will contact you when the decision has been made.