12 Edmonton companies hiring more than 70 positions this January

Dec 30 2020, 1:20 pm

If you’re thinking of finding a new job to kick-start 2021, now is the time to update your resume and see what’s out there.

Even though we’re in a pandemic, there are still several companies looking to hire Edmonton residents this month.

City of Edmonton

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  • Who: The City of Edmonton is the municipal governing body that keeps public services in Edmonton running.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring more than a dozen positions open to external candidates right now, including various types of technicians, managers of departments, and general labourers.
  • Perks: The City says it has a commitment to work/life balance and its positions come with a comprehensive benefits package.
  • More: Recruitment for some positions has been paused due to the pandemic. Learn more on their website.

Alberta Health Services

  • Who: This centralized agency is the healthcare provider for the entire province of Alberta.
  • Jobs: There are dozens of openings for qualified individuals to work as nurses and health technicians. There are also several more general openings for positions such as benefits administrators and consultants.
  • 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.

BioWare

 

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  • Who: This Edmonton-based video game studio was established in 1995 and is known for Anthem, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Baldur’s Gate, MDK 2, Neverwinter Nights, and its Star Wars titles. It’s now under the EA Games umbrella.
  • Jobs: BioWare is hiring a narrative designer in its cinematics department.
  • Perks: The office is conveniently located in Epcor Tower, and staff have access to an onsite gym. There’s also free breakfast every morning. When not designing games, staff have plenty of opportunities to play them. There’s also a social culture at the company with ski trips, tea times, dragon boating, soccer, and board game nights.
  • More: Check out their careers page for an opening that suits you.

Alberta Motors Association

  • Who: This organization advocates for all drivers in the province of Alberta.
  • Jobs: They’re hiring 18 positions in Edmonton right now including marketing and communications positions, driving examiners, data analysts and a project manager.
  • Perks: The AMA says its staff treat each other like friend 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.

Amazon

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  • Who: This global retail giant just opened a new warehouse near Edmonton’s airport, and it employs about 600 full-time staff.
  • Jobs: Amazon is hiring one position based in Edmonton right now: a WHS Specialist.
  • Perks: Amazon allows full-time employees to choose from a selection of health benefits plans to suit them, and their benefits package includes employer matching for retirement savings contributions. Plus, Amazon employees get discounts on certain products sold by the retailer.
  • More: Check out their website for more details.

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 dozens of positions right now, from academic faculty roles to positions that keep the institution running, such as a web developer.
  • 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 their website.

Granify

  • Who: Granify helps clients make more money by optimizing its customers’ online shopping experience. It calls itself a company at the intersection of e-commerce, machine learning, and psychology. Its offices in Edmonton typically recruit graduates from the University of Alberta’s data science programs, but the company also has outposts in New York and Texas.
  • Jobs: It’s hiring 10 positions in Edmonton in both their technology department and their business-focused “growth” section.
  • Perks: Granify says it values focus, positivity, and self-improvement. To that end, the company has programs and a culture that fosters employee growth.
  • More: Learn more on their website.

 

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ARC Business Solutions Inc.

  • Who: This company provides IT solutions to its clients. It works with some high-profile organizations in Alberta, including the provincial government, Enbridge, and the Alberta Medical Association. ARC started in Edmonton in 1998 and has grown across Canada and the US.
  • Jobs: They’re hiring a Java/Web Services Developer based in Edmonton right now.
  • Perks: ARC offers company-wide profit sharing, quarterly bonuses, remote work, RRSP matching, anniversary gifts, and staff parties and socials.
  • More: Learn more on their 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: There are a handful of 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 them out online.

 

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Enbridge

  • Who: This Alberta-headquartered energy-delivery company operates thousands of kilometres of pipelines across North America.
  • Jobs: Enbridge is hiring five positions in Edmonton that focus on everything from record-keeping to engineering.
  • 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 at the company. It’s been named one of Canada’s top 100 employers 16 times.
  • More: Take a look at the company’s job openings to see if there’s a good match for you.

 

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Aurora Cannabis

  • Who: Aurora Cannabis is an integrated cannabis company that provides a wide range of premium cannabis and hemp products.
  • Jobs: Aurora Cannabis is hiring seven positions in Edmonton right now from analysts to a senior manager.
  • More: Learn about the company on their website, and check out their careers section.

 

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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 their careers page for current openings.
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