Pre-employment checks

Pre-employment checks

Checks before employment

As part of the interview process you may be required to undertake relevant pre-employment checks. These may include but are not limited to the following.

Referee checks

The convenor will ask for your permission to contact your nominated referees to confirm or verify what is stated within your application and your interview. If we are unable to contact your nominated referees within a suitable time period we will contact you and ask you to provide alternate referees.

Criminal history record check

A number of positions within the City of Sydney are identified as requiring a criminal history check and the City will conduct this on your behalf. If the position you are applying for requires this check, the appropriate forms will be given to you for completion. You will need to return this to the City along with 100 points of identification.

The results of this criminal history check are kept confidential by the recruitment team.

Pre-employment health assessment

All recommended applicants are required to undertake a pre-employment health assessment as part of the recruitment process. A number of positions within the City are identified as requiring a pre-employment medical check. There is no fee associated with this medical check. All other positions require a health declaration form to be completed. Health assessments are kept confidential by the recruitment team.

Working with children check

A current working with children check will be required for applicants to be employed in a child-related position. Checks will be conducted in accordance with current legislation.

Last updated: Friday, 30 November 2012