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Welcome to the City of Medicine Hat’s Current Career Opportunities Page:

City of Medicine Hat employees have a passion for public service. They take pride in helping to make Medicine Hat a strong community, ‘a community of choice’ both now and in the future. Our employees build and maintain positive relationships based on trust, respect, honesty and integrity to ensure Medicine Hat residents have a safe and healthy community to live, work and play in.

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Our City sets high standards for customer service and strives to continue to be a leader in municipal government. Whether it's delivering essential services, maintaining our infrastructure and facilities or running community programs, all work is valued.

The City of Medicine Hat offers many rewarding career opportunities in a number of different fields. Our organization offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefits, learning & development opportunities as well as a great work environment which provides excellent opportunities for professional growth.

If you would like to be part of a team with years of proven success, please view our current employment opportunities below. Thank you for your interest in working with the City of Medicine Hat.

If an Employment Opportunity makes reference to a Collective Agreement, they can be viewed here.

Please visit the Human Resources Department for more information.

Current Opportunities

20001A - Power Plant Operators - Summer Students

  • Type:Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:IBEW Generation
  • Posted Date:11/06/2019
  • Deadline to Apply:11/27/2019 4:30 PM

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Power Plant Operators – Summer Students

Job DescriptionThe City’s Power Plant is seeking dependable and reliable students to join their team for the summer of 2020.

For over 100 years the City of Medicine Hat Power Plant has provided clean and reliable electricity to the citizens of Alberta’s sunniest city. The Power Plant boasts some of the most advanced power generation technologies available, comprised of natural gas Aero-derivative Gas turbines with Heat Recovery Steam Generators and condensing Steam turbines.

We are looking for someone who prioritizes safety, exercises good judgment and who works well on a team. As a member of the team, you are responsible for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the power plant on a rotating 12-hour shift basis.

Required Qualifications:

  • Third or Fourth Class Power Engineer’s Certificate of Competency
  • Minimum of one year related experience or a first year power engineering student
  • Must possess a Grade 12 or high school equivalency diploma
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • This position has been identified as Safety Sensitive and requires the completion of a satisfactory pre-employment drug screen.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume and work-related references to the City of Medicine Hat, Human Resources under Competition #20001A


This posting will remain open until Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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