Services and information
- Understanding the Alberta Public Service hiring process
Learn about our hiring process and find job application tips.
- Navigating the Alberta Public Service online application system
Tips for registering for job notification emails, submitting and managing application information, and checking the status of competitions.
- Advantages of working for the Alberta Public Service
Build a career with an organization that offers employee supports, career growth, competitive salaries and comprehensive benefit packages.
- Alberta Public Service student opportunities
Learn about the opportunities with the Alberta Public Service for current students.
- Alberta Public Service Student Summer Employment Registration Service
Register and submit resumes online to be considered for potential student summer employment with the Alberta Public Service.
- Alberta Public Service graduate and internship opportunities
Learn about the opportunities with the Alberta Public Service for recent graduates, including internships.
We post permanent, temporary and seasonal job opportunities in a variety of fields.
If you are a current Alberta Public Service employee, sign into MyAGent to search jobs.
We are currently in a hiring restraint. As a result, job opportunities are limited. Available opportunities are posted on our site.
The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit the Diversity and Inclusion Policy.
The Alberta Public Service provides professional policy advice to government, and delivers programs and services to meet the needs of Albertans.
We offer diverse and rewarding career opportunities for:
- recent graduates
- experienced professionals
- managers and senior executives
To begin or continue working for the Government of Alberta, you must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have a valid work permit issued by the Government of Canada.
Information and resources on eligibility to work in Canada and Alberta include:
If you have educational credentials from outside of Canada, you can get your credentials assessed through the International Qualifications Assessment Service. You can include the assessment certificate as part of your application.
Recruitment privacy notice
When you apply for a job posting, your personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment in the Alberta Public Service and to manage the Alberta Government staffing program.
This information is collected and used under the authority of the Public Service Act and managed in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This includes sharing your information for similar positions; however, you are still required to submit an application for any job posting you are interested in.
The personal data required to create and maintain an online user profile is subject to this privacy notice. Any information saved in draft status is retained to assist the user and will not be used by the Government of Alberta.
If you have any questions about this notice, please contact Talent Acquisition, Public Service Commission at JobBoard@gov.ab.ca.
What the Alberta Public Service offers
We offer a variety of career opportunities, including:
- agriculture and natural resources
- culture and recreation
- engineering, science and technology
- finance, economics and audit
- health and social sciences
- human resources
- information technology
- legal, corrections and enforcement
- management and executive management
- policy, planning and research
- program and client services
- student and recent graduate employment opportunities
While many jobs are located in Edmonton, there are public service employees working in areas across the province.
Learn more about the types of work:
There are many advantages to working with the Alberta Public Service, including:
- professional development
- competitive salaries and comprehensive benefit packages
- vacation and other leave provisions
- supportive, diverse, inclusive, and professional work environment
- healthy, safe and respectful workplaces
Student and graduate employment opportunities
The Alberta Public Service offers various employment opportunities for recent graduates.
The Alberta Public Services also offers various employment opportunities for current students.
Secondary and post-secondary students can register online and submit their resumes for consideration on potential summer employment opportunities with the Alberta Public Service.
To qualify, students must be returning to academic studies in September.
Registration is open from January 1 to June 30 of each year.
You can contact us for technical assistance and questions about jobs with the Alberta Public Service. We will make every effort to respond promptly.
If you have already applied on a job posting and have questions about your application, you can contact the ministry or department Human Resources office referenced in the job posting.
Only those inquiries that include an email address will receive a response.
The personal information that you provide on this form will be used for the purpose of contacting you to address your inquiry.
Your information is collected under the authority of section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
If you have any questions about the collection of your personal information, you can contact Talent Acquisition, Public Service Commission at JobBoard@gov.ab.ca.