Since jobs in the Athabasca Oil Sands are based primarily on oil extraction, you will need to customize your resume specifically for these oil field jobs. Many of the companies that operate in Fort McMurray and the surrounding area will require you to build an online job portfolio and/or submit an electronic resume. When uploading [...]

The Grande Prairie job market is relatively optimistic, so if you’re looking for a change of jobs and scenery this could be the perfect location for you! Grande Prairie is a city situated in northwestern Alberta and has a population of over 65,000. Grande Prairie is a diverse community with a rich historical and cultural [...]

The Cold Lake job market is booming, if you are a searching for a job in the oilfield, then consider relocating to Cold Lake, Alberta. Cold Lake is a city situated in northeastern Alberta, and has a population of almost 14,000 people. Much of the city’s economy is tied to the Canadian Forces Base in [...]

The Lloydminster job market makes the top ten a booming city; it lies on the border of Alberta and Saskatchewan. The population is approximately 28,000, and its residents enjoy recreational activities such as hockey, camping, swimming, golfing, and many others. Lloydminster’s economy is driven mainly by the petroleum industry; however, agriculture remains an important economic [...]

Oilfield Jobs in Canada

Oilfield jobs have attracted workers from all across Canada. The greatest concentration of onshore oilfield work is currently in Alberta, but can also be found in pockets of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Quebec. If working the offshore oil rigs is of interest to you, you may wish to look [...]

Finding jobs online is fast becoming the norm, with millions of people every year using the Internet to conduct their job searches. Most companies now prefer using the Internet and online job boards to find new employees. As a result, this is often the only way companies will allow prospective employees to apply for positions. [...]

Lots of people dream of a job overseas but for many traveling abroad, working in another country and seeing the world will always be just a dream. Most people put it off because they feel that it will be too expensive, they’re scared to leave their existing job, and of what’s involved in accomplishing secure a [...]

Developing a resume and cover letter for a position in Fort McMurray is like creating these documents for any other position. There are two main differences though: The competition to enter the workforce in Northern Alberta is extremely fierce, and the keywords for an oilfield or pipeline resume differ greatly from other industries. Therefore, it [...]

Of the jobs in Fort McMurray  most focus on the oil & gas industry are the most prevalent, but there are also many other career choices that can be found. Regardless of the career path you wish to follow, Fort McMurray is the economic hub for the area. Job availability in the Fort McMurray oilfield [...]

So you have decided to find an oil field job in Alberta. Before you begin you begin your job search, there are a few things to keep in mind. The competition for oil field jobs is tough in Alberta. There are many remote locations you could be sent to. The workload can really vary, as [...]