Application and Hiring Process
The City of Moncton is committed to attracting and recruiting top talent eager to contribute to the City’s organizational goals and priorities and uphold the City’s core values.
While the recruitment process for the City of Moncton depends on the specific job in question, it generally follows these steps:
Step 1: Online Application
Applicants submit all applications for employment with the City of Moncton through an online system. You can view available external opportunities here.
Applicants can submit their resume, cover letter, and/or any documentation required for the specific position. Please note, all documents must be submitted through our online recruitment platform and must be submitted as one file.
This step collects information used in the recruitment process such as education, experience, skills, past professional experience, and any other training or specialized qualifications relevant to the job(s) for which you are applying. Candidates should be able to demonstrate how they meet the qualifications of the position.
Step 2: Review of Applications
All applications are reviewed by members of the hiring team, consisting of Human Resources, the hiring manager for the position, and/or the Director (or designate) responsible for the Department, as well as any other members appointed to assist in the selection committee.
If you are selected for an interview, or to advance to the next phase of the hiring process, you will be contacted by phone or by the email address provided on your online application.
The City of Moncton is an equal-opportunity employer and adheres to inclusive hiring practices. If you require an accommodation throughout the hiring process, please advise the Recruiter from Human Resources.
Step 3: Interviews and Testing
Depending on the position, the following phases of the recruitment process may differ. If you are selected for the next phase of the process, it may consist of some of the following items:
- Testing - certain positions, such as the 911 Dispatcher/Operator positions, require testing to ensure all required qualifications are met before proceeding with the interview process.
- Phone Interviews - the next phase for many positions is to have a telephone interview with the selection committee, in which you will be asked to provide a brief overview of qualifications and experience.
- In-person interviews - the final stage of the selection process often consists of an in-person interview. On occasion, applicants may be asked to complete a presentation or submit documentation (i.e. portfolio).
Step 4: Document Collection and Reference Checks
In this step, applicants may be asked to provide a criminal record check, educational verification, proof of language abilities (where applicable), driver’s license, reference check. For positions within our Fire Department, please refer to our Fire Department Recruitment page. Reference checks are done in the final stages of the recruitment process. You will be asked to submit your references online, and they will receive an email from our online hiring/applicant tracking system.
Step 5: Selection
The final step of the application and hiring process is the selection of successful candidates, following approval by the City Manager. If you were selected, congratulations!
Successful candidates will be contacted via telephone by our Human Resources Department for a verbal job offer. The acceptance of the offer could be contingent on different requirements, depending on the nature of the work.
If you accept our verbal offer, welcome to the City of Moncton team! You will receive a formal written offer along with the employee orientation guide for you to complete prior to your first day.