Frequently Asked Questions

How does the on-line application process work?

The on-line application system can be found on the Jobs and Careers webpage. You will need to create an account to be apply for any of our positions.  On your initial application to the College you will be required to complete required fields on each page.  Once you have completed the online application once, you do not need to complete each page unless you need to update some detail, to add required documents or to recertify/submit your application. 


Can I submit my application on-line multiple times?

No you are unable to apply for the same competition more than once.  If you withdraw your application from a posted competition you will not be able to resubmit at a later date


Can I submit my application and resume in person, by fax or by e-mails?


For all ‘posted’ competitions, you are required to submit your application and required documents through our Job & Careers webpage.


If you are interested in casual/on-call work that is not posted, a Casual application form and resume will be accepted in person, by fax or e-mails sent to resumes@cnc.bc.ca. The Casual application form can be found on our Jobs & Careers webpage. This form must be completed and attached with your submission


Do I need to submit a resume along with my on-line application?

Yes. In order to thoroughly assess your application, we require a resume outlining your skills, past work experience, and education. The resume must be in the following acceptable file formats MS Word (.doc, .docx), or MS Excel (.xls, .xlsx), or MS Text (.rtf, rtx, .txt).  If your document is not in one of these formats please convert it to a PDF before uploading it into the system.


What else should I submit with my application?

Each competition will provide a list of any additional documents that will be accepted.  


How do I know if my on-line application was received?

You will receive an automated e-mail confirming that your on-line application was received. If you did not receive this e-mail please check your SPAM folder, in the event that your confirmation email was filtered there. If the automated response is not in your SPAM folder you have either entered in an incorrect e-mail address or you have not certified and submitted your application.  When certify and submit your application you will be given a confirmation code.  This code will also be referenced in the email.  


How can I be notified about new job opportunities?

We encourage you to subscribe to our employment updates so when new job opportunities become available you will receive alerts either by e-mail or text. You can subscribe to our employment updates either by RSS or by email. These two options are located on our Jobs and Careers webpage. 


What types of positions are posted?

Posted positions include Administrative (exempt), Operational and Faculty. We also offer a variety of position types including; seasonal, casual, part time, or full time work. This information will be clearly stated on the individual posting.


How often do the postings change?

Job postings are updated as vacant positions become available and closed or filled.  


How long is the recruitment process?

The recruitment process lasts from one week to several months, depending on the complexity of the position. Only those applicants who have been short listed will be contacted for interviews. We thank you, in advance, for your patience.


Will my application be considered if I submit it after the ‘closing’ or ‘screening’ date?


As long as a posting is up on our Jobs & Careers webpage the College encourages all applicants to apply.

‘Closing’ Date – Competition will be closed at midnight of the stated date.
‘Screening’ Date – Competition stays open and all submissions will be considered up until the screening date.  
Remain Open Until Filled – If Yes, any applications submitted after the screening date may be considered until the position is filled.




I have all the required qualifications, why wasn't I short listed?

Our applicant pools are usually quite strong. Not all applicants who meet the minimum required qualifications will be selected for an interview. 


Do you accept out-of-province or out-of-country applications?

Yes. However, the College will only consider applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.


Do you do any testing of job applicants?


Yes. As part of our selection process, we often include testing on computer skills or job-related applicable knowledge testing for specific positions. 

Please Note: If you misrepresent yourself or your qualifications, knowingly withhold information or are deceitful or dishonest at any stage in the process, your application will be withdrawn.

If you have additional questions please e-mail resumes@cnc.bc.ca