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Please view our job postings and apply online. In order to be considered for a position with The City of Calgary, you will need to meet the minimum qualifications as noted on the job posting. Job descriptions provide information about the education, training, experience and ability that are required in order to be able to successfully perform these job responsibilities. Qualifications are based on considerations of merit and ability to perform effectively in a position. They are developed in an objective and non-discriminatory fashion, and are job-related.

For help with your application, please view our career resources online for assistance with writing your cover letter and resume and to help prepare for job interviews. If you have any other questions, please connect with one of our recruiters on LinkedIn.

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The City of Calgary offers a diverse and inclusive workplace and supports a safe and respectful work environment. Our employees are committed to working together for a common purpose of making life better every day for Calgarians. For more information on our corporate culture, please visit http://www.calgary.ca/ca/city-manager/Pages/About-Us/OurCulture.aspx.

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The City of Calgary offers a variety of career opportunities so the work environment will differ depending on the position and business unit. Overall, The City of Calgary offers a diverse and inclusive workplace with many other benefits listed on our website at http://www.calgary.ca/cfod/hr/Pages/Careers/Benefits.aspx.

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I like the work environment and wish permanent positions would come available now and again.

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The hours of work depend on the position and business unit. For more information, please refer to each job posting which includes information on the hours of work.

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The City of Calgary offers a diverse and inclusive workplace and supports a safe and respectful work environment. Our employees are committed to working together for a common purpose of making life better every day for Calgarians. For more information on our corporate culture, please visit http://www.calgary.ca/ca/city-manager/Pages/About-Us/OurCulture.aspx.

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Each job posting will indicate if a security clearance is required. It can take anywhere from 72 hours to several weeks depending on the type of security clearance conducted based on the position (it could be a simple police information check or a vulnerable sector search). For more information, visit http://www.calgary.ca/cps/Pages/Public-services/Police-information-checks.aspx and http://www.calgary.ca/cps/Pages/Public-services/Vulnerable-sector-searches.aspx.

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The City of Calgary uses the STAR interview method to gather information about your capabilities. To help prepare for job interviews and to view sample interview questions, please visit http://www.calgary.ca/cfod/hr/Pages/Careers/Interview-Method.aspx.

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The City of Calgary uses the STAR interview method to gather information about your capabilities. To help prepare for job interviews and to view sample interview questions, please visit http://www.calgary.ca/cfod/hr/Pages/Careers/Interview-Method.aspx.

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The City of Calgary uses the STAR interview method to gather information about your capabilities. To help prepare for job interviews and to view sample interview questions, please visit http://www.calgary.ca/cfod/hr/Pages/Careers/Interview-Method.aspx.

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