When You Apply

We don’t want to overlook any qualified candidates, so please read carefully when you make your application. Please review the following steps to ensure a seamless application.

First Step

If you haven’t already created a client profile using the City’s hiring portal, you will need to do this first. If you have never applied to the City of Coquitlam for any position, you will need to create a client profile. Please follow the prompts on the City’s career page.

Second Step

Select the position you are applying for.

Third Step

As applicants all have a variety of experience and education with supporting documents therefore our recruiting team requests applicants only submit one file saved as a PDF file scanned in the order displayed below. Please ensure your scanned document is "right side up" and is easily readable.

Document Number 1

  • Download using the filename: YOUR LAST NAME_RESUME:
    • Resume

Document Number 2

Scan the following documents that support your application into one file: 

  • Download using the filename: YOUR LAST NAME_SUPPORTING

Scan the following documents that support your application into one file:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • Driver’s Abstract dated (within 30 days from the date of application)
  • First Aid Certificate (WCB Occupational First Aid Level 1 or Equivalent)
  • NFPA 1001 Level 1 and 2 certification (Pro Board or IFSAC accreditation only)
  • Technical course certifications (if applicable) as follows:
    • Hazard Materials Tech Level
    • Confined Space Tech Level
    • Swift Water Tech Level
    • Technical Rope Tech Level
    • HUSAR Tech Level

(No other course or certification documentation should be uploaded)

  • Certificate/diploma/degree as outlined under Preferred Qualifications
  • Volunteer Experience Reference Letter

WARNING: Applications that do not contain the required documentation will not be moved forward in the recruitment process. Candidates who upload their application will have an opportunity to modify or add documents provided they do so by the time/date of the posting close.