Municipal government careers

Resources and information about career opportunities in municipal government.

Municipal Internship Program

The Municipal Internship Program is a partnership between Municipal Affairs, which funds and coordinates the program, and Alberta’s municipalities and planning service agencies which host interns in their organizations. The program offers recent post-secondary graduates employment and learning in the municipal field.

Alberta Learning Information Service

Find career, learning and employment information at Alberta Learning Information Service. For careers in the municipal field, and education resources related to these, search “municipal” and “local.”

Career and Life Management (CALM)

The high school CALM course introduces students to career options. These resources support teachers and municipal officials in educating students about municipal careers.

Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators

Making Life Happen

Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) supports the 'Making Life Happen' resource which encourages youth to consider careers in local government.

Political Acumen Toolkit

CAMA has also created the Political Acumen Toolkit for municipal administrators and others to enhance their skills. Developing political acumen is a key competency when working in the public service.

Job boards


Connect with the Municipal Sustainability Unit:

Phone: 780-427-2225
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)

Municipal Services and Legislation Division
17th Floor, Commerce Place
10155 102 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 4L4