At the City of Mississauga we have standard and job-specific hiring processes. Select a hiring process to learn more.

The City of Mississauga is committed to attracting a talented, diverse workforce which broadly reflects the communities and citizens served and to selecting the best candidate for the position.

The City of Mississauga communicates with applicants through email
 so make sure you use an email that you check regularly.

  • Applied for job and haven’t heard from us? Check your junk/spam mail folder!
  • Hoping you are selected for a test or interview?  Check your junk/spam mail folder!
  • Let’s not miss an opportunity to connect ……. Check your junk/spam mail folder!

Standard hiring process

Step 1: Submitting your application

  • View all of our jobs.
  • Click on the job that interests you and matches your skills.
  • Click Apply and create a candidate profile (if you are new visitor) or login (if you are a returning visitor).
  • Upload your resume/cover letter and answer job application questions.
  • You will receive a confirmation email that your application has been successfully submitted.
  • All communication will be made by email or phone.  Ensure to check emails regularly for messages from the City of Mississauga, and check your junk/spam mail folder!
  • You can update your contact information at any time by logging into your candidate profile.

Step 2: Application screening

  • Your application will be reviewed by Human Resources and the Hiring Manager.
  • Only applicants considered for an interview/test will be contacted by email or phone.
  • Check your email junk/spam mail folder regularly.

Step 3: Assessments

  • The interview panel will consist of Hiring Manager and/or Human Resources.
  • Interview(s), testing and references will be based on job-related criteria. A search of publicly available records may be performed.
  • Request accommodation for disability, if required. 
  • We invite applicants to interviews through email.  Check your email junk/spam mail folder regularly

Step 4: Selection

  • The Hiring Manger and Human Resources will discuss the results of the interview, testing and references to select the best candidate(s) for the job. 

Step 5: Job offer

  • An offer of employment will be made to the successful candidate(s) via DocuSign.
  • All job offers will be conditional upon providing, at your expense, a Criminal Record Search that is acceptable to the City of Mississauga.

Step 6: Getting started

  • We have a comprehensive onboarding program to welcome you to the City and prepare you for your first day. 


To check the status of your application, you can login to your candidate profile and select "Jobs applied".

Throughout the recruitment process we communicate with applicants  through email. 
Check your email junk/spam mail folder regularly.

For more information please contact us