Our Profile

Employment with the City of Canning

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference!  With a population of over 90,000 over 64 square km of land, we provide services to support and develop our community every day. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds and all abilities will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

The City of Canning is proud of our Culture of Care which means caring for ourselves, our workmates and our community.

The City supports a work-life balance through a range of flexible work options and provides access to other employee benefits and training and development opportunities to ensure all employees enjoy their employment experience.  Employment at the City of Canning includes an opportunity to opt-in to a gym membership to both of our Leisureplexes.  We are also an accredited Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace by the Australian Breastfeeding Association.

Vision and Values


City of Canning: a welcoming and thriving city




Build genuine relationships

Be responsible in our actions and commitments


Embrace challenges to encourage our people to thrive

Support each other’s well-being


Share our innovative thinking

Have the courage to welcome and try new ideas


Work together as one team

Share our success and knowledge to thrive


What we have

With two leisureplexes, a golf course, four community learning hubs, an intercultural centre, ranger community safety services, the Canning River Eco Education Centre, youth and family services, a waste transfer station and a works depot, the City of Canning is dedicated to providing a welcoming and thriving city for all residents and visitors.

Our people are our most important asset and we are dedicated to being an Employer of Choice!