20 companies hiring hundreds of stellar jobs in Edmonton this August

Jul 29 2022, 3:41 pm

There is a wide variety of roles available in the city this August, and we’ve put together a list of 20 places that are hiring for hundreds of positions in and around Edmonton right now.

So dust off your resume and start applying. Make that move to a career that you’ll thrive in.

Edmonton Oilers Entertainment Group 

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  • Who: Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) delivers North America’s leading sports and entertainment experiences to connect our fans to their passions. Located in the heart of the ICE District, OEG owns the five-time Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers, the WHL’s three-time Memorial Cup Champion Edmonton Oil Kings, and the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring 17 positions, including an arena technician, 50/50 ambassador, and a manager in media marketing.
  • More: Learn more on its website.

Canadian Tire

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  • Who: Canadian Tire is one of the most recognized brands in Canada, and there are a number of jobs up for grabs in its retail stores and automotive service centres.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring 13 positions, including an automotive technician and a supervisor.
  • Perks: Canadian Tire offers competitive compensation packages including benefits, the potential for profit sharing, extensive training, and career opportunities from within and across the country at the Canadian Tire Retail stores.
  • More: Learn more on its website.

Strathcona County

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  • Who: Strathcona County, just east of Edmonton, currently employs more than 2,000 people across a wide field of career paths.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring more than a dozen positions, including grants and financial specialist, lifeguards, and a bus cleaner.
  • Perks: Comprehensive benefits packages including extended health and dental coverage, health and wellness spending accounts, life and disability insurance and critical illness programs, retirement and pension programs, and more.
  • More: Learn more on its website.

Canada Post

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  • Who: Canada Post is the country’s number one parcel delivery company, employing 70,000 people.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring six positions, including a letter carrier.
  • Perks: Canada Post employees enjoy a wide range of health coverage, disability and personal leave benefits.
  • More: Learn more on its website.

Cineplex

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  • Who: Cineplex is Canada’s largest movie theatre chain employing more than 10,000 people in its cinemas, Rec Rooms, and other entertainment ventures.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring 28 positions, including a sales manager, a part-time cast member, and a cook.
  • Perks: Free movies, competitive wages, comprehensive training programs, and tuition assistance.
  • More: Learn more on its website.

Lululemon

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  • Who: Lululemon is an athletic apparel retailer that is approaching 500 stores around the globe.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring seven positions at its West Edmonton Mall, Southgate, and Kingsway Gardens locations.
  • Perks: Lululemon says it has a commitment to work/life balance, and its positions come with extended health plans, paid time off, employee discounts, and fitness plans.
  • More: Learn more on its website.

EPCOR

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  • Who: EPCOR employs more than 3,600 people and builds, owns, and operates electrical, natural gas, and water transmission and distribution networks, water and wastewater treatment facilities, sanitary and stormwater systems, and infrastructure in Canada and the United States.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring 19 positions in Edmonton this August in its engineering, field operations, and management departments.
  • Perks: EPCOR says it has a commitment to work-life balance and offers a Total Rewards package that includes compensation, benefits, savings plans, time off, and other programs and perks.
  • More: Learn more on its website.

Alberta Health Services

  • Who: This centralized agency is the healthcare provider for the entire province of Alberta.
  • Jobs: There are hundreds of openings for qualified individuals to work as nurses, health technicians, and so much more. Pour through the careers page and find a fit that is right for you.
  • Perks: AHS is an award-winning employer that says it values diversity and inclusion and supports its staff.
  • More: Check out AHS’s careers page.

Alberta Motor Association

  • Who: This organization advocates for all drivers in the province of Alberta.
  • Jobs: There are more than 50 positions in Edmonton right now, including marketing and communications positions, financial analysts, and mobile developers.
  • Perks: The AMA says its staff treats each other as friends and family, and benefits include paid vacation, sick days, volunteer days, and floater days. It provides health benefits, a fully employer-paid pension plan, and personal development programs.
  • More: See what positions are open on its website.

Amazon

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  • Who: Amazon is a multinational conglomerate that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring two positions at various locations across Edmonton and Nisku, including a senior solutions architect and an onsite medical representative.
  • Perks: Amazon says it has a commitment to work/life balance, and its positions come with extended health plans, paid time off, and employee discounts.
  • More: Learn more on its website.

ATB

  • Who: This Alberta financial services company translates the complex world of banking and investing into simple solutions for clients. It’s a home-grown company that’s been operating in the province for more than 80 years.
  • Jobs: It is hiring 16 positions from client-facing jobs to back-end development roles that can be based in Edmonton right now.
  • Perks: The company says its culture is about caring, trust, inclusion, accountability, and contribution. It’s won awards for being one of the top 100 workplaces in the country.
  • More: Check it out online.

Starbucks

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  • Who: Starbucks is the world’s largest coffee house chain. Known for its fancy drinks and spelling errors, the chain is a fun place to work if you want to get to know the coffee world.
  • Jobs: Starbucks is hiring dozens of positions in the Edmonton area this August, ranging in professional and skill levels. If you’ve always wanted to be a barista, now’s your chance!
  • Perks: Perks include a free box of tea or a bag of coffee every week and a 30% discount on all products.

Enbridge

  • Who: This Alberta-headquartered energy-delivery company operates thousands of kilometres of pipelines across North America.
  • Jobs: Enbridge is hiring 17 positions in Edmonton that focus on everything from a senior project engineer to an emergency management specialist.
  • Perks: Enbridge prides itself on helping employees reach their potential. It says people are rewarded for hard work and should be able to develop skills that can help them advance in the company.
  • More: Take a look at the company’s job openings to see if there’s a good match for you.

Microsoft

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  • Who: Microsoft is the world’s leader in software, services, and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Recognized as one of Canada’s Great Places to Work, Microsoft provides nationwide sales, marketing, consulting, and local support services to its customers.
  • Jobs: The tech giant currently has six jobs open in Edmonton, from the sales department to app innovation specialists.
  • Perks: Microsoft employees enjoy flexible work schedules, generous vacation time, health benefits, discounts on its products and services, scholarship programs, and more.

University of Alberta

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  • Who: This teaching and research university with a campus in central Edmonton is one of the largest employers in Alberta.
  • Jobs: The university is hiring more than 100 positions right now, from research associates, registered psychologists, copywriters, and gallery managers.
  • Perks: The university offers health and dental benefits, paid leave and vacation, a pension plan, plus funding and reimbursement programs.
  • More: See what positions are open on its website.

City of Edmonton

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  • Who: The City of Edmonton was named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers for 2021 and serves more than one million people with more than 300 programs and services.
  • Jobs: The city is hiring nearly 60 external positions right now, from administrative assistants, labourers, and cash control officers.
  • Perks: The City provides employees with a total compensation package that’s competitive in the market and includes a combination of base salary, comprehensive benefits, and a commitment to work/life balance.
  • More: See what positions are open on its website.

The Brick

  • Who: The Brick is a Canadian home furnishings retailer that was founded in Edmonton.
  • Jobs: The Brick is hiring a variety of in-store, warehouse, and head office positions right now.
  • Perks: This company offers flexible health and dental plans, life and disability plans, a compassionate sick leave policy, and other wellness programs. Employees also get discounts at The Brick and partnering retailers. The Brick also emphasizes continuing education by giving employees access to online courses, training programs, and tuition reimbursement.
  • More: Check out the careers page for current openings.

Walmart

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  • Who: Walmart is a retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores
  • Jobs: Walmart is hiring more than 100 positions in Edmonton this month, including opticians, department managers, and merchandising store associates.
  • Perks: This company offers flexible health and dental plans, life and disability plans, an education help policy, and other wellness programs. Employees also get discounts at Walmart and partnering retailers.
  • More: Check out the careers page for current openings.

Stantec

  • Who: Stantec is a renowned engineering, architecture, and related professional services firm, employing more than 22,000 people worldwide. It is one of the largest employers in Alberta.
  • Jobs: Stantec is hiring 122 positions right now, from civil technologists and principal geotechnical engineers to positions that keep things running smoothly, such as a desk support analyst or payroll administrator.
  • Perks: The company offers health and dental benefits, paid leave and vacation, a pension plan, plus a wellness program.
  • More: See what positions are open on the website.

NAIT

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  • Who: This university provides degrees in both undergraduate and graduate-level curricula. It’s been named one of Alberta’s top employers for the past decade.
  • Jobs: It is hiring more than 20 positions in Edmonton this August, from instructional positions to administrative support careers.
  • Perks: The company gives extended health benefits, including dental, a flexible spending account, and an employee/family assistance program. Vacation time and time off between Christmas and New Year’s is included too.
  • More: Check it out online.
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