Edmonton is a municipality in the province of Alberta, Canada. It is the capital of the province and is the economic heart of northern and central Alberta. In previous years, it has been the core of Albertan petrochemical industries. Today, it doesn’t only focus on oil production but has various other business sectors, technology being one of the strongest.

Edmonton has a great economic potential and is continually growing. Along with its continuous growth are jobs in various sectors. Here are some of the local job openings:

IT Sector Jobs

Zylog Systems (Canada) Ltd. is the go-to company for IT professionals and engineers. It is a company that provides staffing to various businesses in the country including Edmonton, Alberta. Some job openings are for Business Analyst, Data Architect, and Senior Analyst Credit Research.

Microsoft, a leading global company also has offices in Edmonton giving IT professionals and those in the field of Marketing and Sales more job opportunities.

Inteqna is another IT recruitment firm that has job vacancies in Edmonton. They provide jobs for all levels in the IT industry. Jobs include programmers, system support analyst, intermediate accountant, senior analyst, senior consultant and even paralegal and lawyers.

Transportation, Logistics and Warehouse Jobs

For jobs in transportation, logistics and warehouse, there are local companies like 4Refuel, Air Canada, Cintas, FedEx Corporation, Kodak, Starwood Hotels and Resort, The VersaCold Group, Touchmark Living Centers, Inc and many others.

Engineering, Scientific and Technical Jobs

Another reputable staffing firm in Canada is Design Group. They provide jobs for individuals and independent contractors in the field of engineering, scientific and technical communities.  In Edmonton, there are openings for jobs in various fields such as project engineers, contracts specialist, project coordinator, project manager, planner/scheduler, maintenance worker and others.

Administrative, Management and Executive Jobs

There are numerous private companies that are searching for individuals to fill their administrative, management and executive positions like the Almac Machine Works, Ltd., Air Canada, Ameresco, AMETEK, Inc, AON Hewitt, Autonomy, Inc. and beker Hughes, Inc. These companies are also looking for accountants, sales and marketing executives, human resources and other administrative positions.

Oil and Gas Jobs in Fort Saskatchewan

Fort Saskatchewan is another city in the province of Alberta. It is found just 16 miles northeast of Edmonton. There are numerous job opportunities as well in Fort Saskatchewan. There are jobs in petrochemical production and administrative positions with Dow Chemical Canada.

Sherritt International Corporation is involved in production of nickel, cobalt, thermal coal, oil, gas and electricity. They are also looking for qualified individuals to fill various positions such as engineers, operators and professional and administrative staff.

Shell Oil also has its base in Fort Saskatchewan and they are looking for electrical engineers, senior and advanced process engineers and turnaround controllers.

Apart from these companies, there are other private companies as well that offer diverse job positions in the oil and mining industries. With its proximity to Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan is easily accessible for those wishing to find jobs in the nearby city.