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Recruitment Process

A guide to the application and selection process at the City of Bayswater.

Preparing your application

Download the position description link found on the bottom of the job advert. The position description will give you an overview of the responsibilities, competencies and qualifications required for this role.

You will need to prepare the following documentation in order to apply for a job at the City of Bayswater:

  • Covering letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of relevant qualification (if required).
Submitting your application

The City only accepts electronic applications, however if this is not possible, please contact Human Resources to discuss alternative methods of submitting your application.

Click on "Current Opportunities", found on the City of Bayswater website. You will need to click the "APPLY" button and follow the prompts to register your details.

Once you have registered, you will be asked to upload your covering letter and CV. You can then submit your application.

Please be aware the City of Bayswater reserves the right to withdraw an advert prior to the closing date, so it is not recommended you leave lodging your application until the closing date. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email notifying you of the successful submission.

The Interview Process

You will be notified if you have been successful in the shortlisting process, and if selected for an interview, you will receive at least 48 hours notice.  All unsuccessful applicants will receive an email from the City.

Interview questions will relate to the position you have applied for, and the same questions will be asked of each interviewee.  You will be given the opportunity to ask questions to the panel, and it is suggested you prepare questions relevant to the position.

Depending on the position you are applying for, you may also be assessed with a written test or practical demonstration.

At the end of the interview, you will be informed of the next steps in the process. You will be contacted and advised if your application has progressed. If your application has progressed, we will contact your referees.

The 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, and you will be given access to the City's on-boarding portal. You will be asked to provide a police clearance certificate and any other clearances relevant to your position. Your letter of offer and all other new employee information will be issued to you through the on-boarding portal.

For more information, please download the 'How to Apply for a Job Vacancy' and 'Information for Applicants' documents, which can be found at the bottom of the job advert.

For any other information, please contact Human Resources.

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