Our recruitment process | City of Fremantle

Our recruitment process

Thank you for considering working with us at the City of Fremantle!

Please see below for a summary of our recruitment process:

  • All vacant positions at the City are advertised either internally or externally or both.
  • As a guide, application cover letters should be no more than one page long.
  • Unless specifically requested, it is not necessary to address selection criteria.
  • Applications should include your Curriculum Vitae, copies of all relevant qualifications and at least two (2) current references with contact details that include at least one current, direct line manager.
  • By providing referee information, we are of the understanding that your referees may expect a call from us and know which role you are applying for.
  • Only preferred candidates shall have Integrity checks conducted.
  • Position Descriptions for all vacancies may be viewed by visiting Current Opportunities and selecting the appropriate position.
  • The City of Fremantle reserves the right not to consider applications that are submitted after the due date.
  • You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application documents.
  • The interview panel members will meet to shortlist candidates.
  • If you are successful in being invited for an interview, the People and Culture team will make contact with you within two weeks of the closing date. 
  • If there are any delays in the recruitment process, you shall be communicated with via email to advise of this.
  • All unsuccessful candidates are communicated with in writing.


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