Why would you not want to come and work with us?

We have so many benefits on offer to staff and our awesome culture is one of a kind. We are becoming more and more prominent in the construction market and have exciting projects in-hand and on the horizon. Our culture and our people drive our success. That’s why we have a concerted strategy to be an employer of first choice. It is vital for us to set the tone of the organisation at the very first step – recruitment. You will find all our recruitment managers easy to deal with, high on communication and very professional. You will love our modern offices and you will see all our industry awards and social event photos lining our reception area. So, you know what to expect when applying for a role at Sarah, this candidate experience guide will provide you with an overview of our recruitment process.  

How to apply

You can find a link on our careers page on our website for a list of active vacancies. We also advertise on Seek and on occasion through LinkedIn.  Our application process is mobile friendly so you can apply through any mobile device. Once you have applied for a role with us, you will receive an acknowledgement email straight away. This means, we have absolutely received your application. It may take up for 4 weeks for you to hear from us again whilst we review all applications and arrive at a shortlist. We prefer to communicate at the early stages via email, so keep watch of your inbox!  

Interview Process

Our interview process will begin within a week after the expiry of the job advertisement. If you are successful after an initial phone interview, you will be invited to meet our team for an in-person interview. An interview invitation will usually be sent via email, along with a position description, the name and position title of the interviewers and location of the interview. The initial interview will include a general discussion about our organisation, the role and we will ask lots of questions to get to know you better. After the initial interview, successful candidates will be invited for a second interview. This second interview will consist of technical as well as behavioural based questions, relevant to the role. Depending on the role, we may also ask final candidates to undertake other assessments such as literacy and numeracy tests, group exercises, presentations or psychometric assessments.  

Unsuccessful candidates

All unsuccessful candidates will be notified accordingly by email. If you would like feedback on an in-person interview, you may contact our People & Culture team. Unsuccessful candidates who attend the second in-person interview will be contacted via phone and provided verbal feedback.  

Pre-employment Medicals

As part of the recruitment process, all shortlisted candidates must successfully undertake a pre-employment medical assessment prior to joining our team.  

Offer & Joining Sarah

An offer will be made after the medical assessment and after contact with your professional references. Between your acceptance of our offer and your first day, our People & Culture team will be in touch with you regularly to prepare you for your first day and obtain all the information we need. Your first day will consist of a company induction, work environment orientation and of course, meeting some of our awesome team members! This is just the beginning… you will soon fall in love with working at Sarah!