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Am I eligible to apply?
Residency Status Permanent Positions Temporary Positions Information for Applicant
Australian Citizens Yes Yes  
Australian Permanent Residents Yes Yes You must provide evidence of permanent residency with your application.
New Zealand Citizens with Unrestricted Work Rights Yes Yes You must provide evidence of citizenship or permanent residency with your application.
Temporary Residents with a valid working visa No Yes You must provide evidence of residency status and work entitlements (copy of visa and passports etc.)
Temporary Residents without a valid working visa No No Not eligible to apply.
What do I need to submit with my application?

All applications must be submitted via the City's website.  On our website, click on the job title of the position you are applying for and click Apply. You will be prompted through the steps to complete your information and upload your documents.

How do I complete the selection criteria?

The selection criteria describe the skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience required to do the job. You should list each criterion and then explain under each one how you meet it (no more than 5 pages).  You can do this in your Covering Letter or in a separate docuement.

How do I find out more information about the job?

A job specific contact has been provided on the advertisement and it lists contact details for that individual. They can be contacted for questions specifically about the role.

What should I do if I need further assistance with my application?

General advice and basic technical assistance may be obtained from the City's Human Resources Department on (08) 9394 5853. Alternatively, for technical support, please click Help on the Current Vacancies page.  

Can I submit a hard copy application?

The online submission on the following websites or is the preferred method of applying for vacancies.

Online applications are encouraged, however an applicant who does not have access to the internet, may hand deliver an application to the Customer Service Staff located in the main administration building before the closing date and time. The application should clearly state which vacancy is being applied for.

I changed my mind about applying for the job - how do I withdraw my application?

You may withdraw your application by logging into the system where you lodged your application and withdrawing your application online, by viewing your 'Current Applications'.
Alternatively, please call (08) 9394 5853 or click here to contact us and quote your name and the position you have applied for.

How will I know my application has been received?

A confirmation email will be sent to you once the application has been received. This will be an automatic reply from the system. You should check your ‘Junk’ section of your mailbox in case it has been redirected there by your email provider. If you have not received a confirmation of receipt, please contact the City’s Human Resources Department on (08) 9394 5853 who will be able to advise whether your application has been received.

When will my application be reviewed?

Shortlisting generally takes up to two weeks and candidates will be contacted by telephone to be invited for an interview.

Will I receive notification if my application is unsuccessful?

All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application via an email, sent after the full recruitment process is completed.

Once I have applied for a role will I be considered for other positions with the City of Armadale?

Each recruitment process is run independently, so if you wish to be considered for other positions you will need to apply on our website. Most positions at the City have a unique set of selection criteria which must be addressed. It is important to note that the selection panel will assess your application against the selection criteria. If you choose not to address the selection criteria you will be at a disadvantage against other applicants.

Page Last Reviewed 26 October 2021