Career Opportunities

A career with the City of Medicine Hat is an exciting opportunity to be deeply and meaningfully involved with your community.

We are a diverse, motivated and enthusiastic team that works together and embraces bright ideas to make our city great. If this sounds like something you’d like to be part of, read on and discover your bright future with the City of Medicine Hat.

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How to apply

Before applying for a position, take some time to learn about our organization - our values, our ways of working and the many benefits of becoming a member of our team. If you believe you’d be a great fit and you're looking for a challenging, rewarding career in service to your community, we’re eager to hear from you.

Anyone may apply to active and open positions on our job site. Please do not send unsolicited resumes.

  1. View current job opportunities
    View opportunities
    Search jobs using a key word, filter jobs for a specific employment type or job title, or browse all open positions.

  2. Select a job that interests you
    Click on a job title for more information and to download the full job description.

  3. Complete the “Apply Now” form
    Enter your name and contact info and click “Apply for this Position”.

  4. Log in or create a profile
    If you already have a profile, the system will recognize you and prompt you to log in. If not, you will need to create one to complete the process. You can update your profile at any time.

  5. Answer questions and upload your resume and cover letter
    If prompted, answer the pre-screening questions for the position. Then upload your resume and cover letter and submit.

Good luck! For more detailed application instructions, download our step-by-step guide. If you encounter problems with the online application process or are unable to access this function, please email us.


Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

The City of Medicine Hat is committed to building and developing a diverse, productive, engaged and talented workforce. Our recruitment and selection processes are competitive and inclusive, reflecting equal opportunity in accordance with applicable laws, directives, procedures and collective agreements. We believe every person is equal in dignity and rights, and we will not discriminate based on race, religious belief, marital status, colour, gender, physical ability, age, ancestry, place of origin or sexual orientation. For more information, view our Recruitment and Selection Policy and Non-union Terms and Conditions.


Shortlisting and the interview process 

Our HR team carefully reviews each application to identify candidates whose experience and qualifications meet the job requirements. Qualified candidates will move on to the interview stage. In some cases, we’ll ask candidates to complete relevant skills assessments. (We’ll provide reasonable notice if any assessment is required.)

Interviews may take place in person or online. Once we identify a leading candidate for a position, we’ll ask for up to three work-related references.

On average, our recruitment process takes four to six weeks from the posting’s closing date to a job offer. 
We’re committed to including candidates with varying needs and abilities. If you require a special arrangement or accommodation to attend an interview, please let us know.


Job offer

We’ll contact the successful candidate with a verbal conditional offer of employment. We will also notify interviewed candidates who do not get a job offer.


Our commitment to our people

Excellent service to the community requires a competent and engaged workforce with a strong work ethic and dedication to the City’s goals and mission. We’re committed to cultivating a workplace culture where mutual respect, dignity, integrity and trust abound. And we offer competitive compensation and benefits to support our employees’ health, well-being and financial security.

What to expect as a City of Medicine Hat employee


Why Medicine Hat?

Hatters experience the lowest combined tax rate in the country, have among the lowest utility rates in Alberta, and enjoy a favourable, sunshine-packed, four-season climate. Follow the links below or visit Move to Medicine Hat to explore all that Medicine Hat has to offer… and to see why people love it here!