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.

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.
  • 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.

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.
  • Request accommodation for disability, if required. 

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).
  • 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".

For more information please contact us