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

At the time of application you will be required to upload all supporting documents as one PDF file. Most printing service stores will be able to assist you to scan your paper documents into a single PDF.  Documents must be listed in the following order:

  1. Current Drivers Abstract (within last 30 days) –required.
  2. Secondary School diploma or equivalency- required
  3. Post-Secondary Program Certificate, Diploma, Degree, or Trades Qualification (Red Seal) if applicable
  4. Any completed Hazard Materials Tech Level, Confined Space Tech Level, Swift Water Tech Level, Technical Rope Tech Level or Trench Rescue Tech Level certificates if applicable.
  5. Your NFPA 1001 level 1 and 2 Pro Board/IFSAC certifications- required
  6. EMR or First Responder license and/ or certification or Current First Aid certificates - if applicable