FAQ's - Experienced professionals
Q: Can I apply to Imperial Oil if there is not a position currently available that fits my skills and experience?
A: Yes! You can submit your application to the general posting titled “Experienced Professional” if there are no other postings that match your skills and experience. Please visit our Job Search page to apply.
Q: How many opportunities can I apply for?
A: To apply for more than one position, jot down the job codes of all the positions you are interested in. Submit one application for the position of greatest interest, and then insert the other job codes when prompted during the application process. You can submit a new application no more than once per month.
Q: After I’ve applied for a position online, when should I receive a response?
A: If selected for a first interview, you can expect to receive a response from Imperial Oil within four weeks of the application deadline. Please note, only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.
Q: How can I verify that my application has been received?
A: Once you submit your completed application you will receive a confirmation email with a Candidate Reference number. Please keep this for your records.
Q: What type of interview can I expect?
A: Imperial Oil uses an interview style that is behaviourally based. This means that we will ask you questions about previous experiences you have had in terms of competencies and technical skills. This method of interviewing not only allows us to assess your qualifications and fit for potential employment, but it also provides you with an excellent opportunity to highlight your skills and accomplishments in detail, and to assess us and see the potential we offer as one of Canada’s leading employers.
All candidates will be asked a set of job-related questions that will provide us with an objective set of facts from which to base our hiring decision. We will be looking for recent examples from your work experiences, community involvement, etc., which can offer impressive testament to your knowledge, skills and abilities.
Q: If I am offered a position, how soon must I give you an answer?
A: Typically, candidates are given two weeks to review our offer and respond.
Q: Does Imperial Oil provide relocation assistance for new hires?
A: We understand that changing locations for employment can be an exhilarating and exciting experience, but also a challenging undertaking. To assist new experienced professional hires in moving to the assignment location, we provide comprehensive relocation support. Details will be included in your offer package.