Careers In-Demand

There are hundreds of careers available in the Alberta HUB region, with Oil and Gas-related jobs ranking the highest. There are also many careers outside of the primary Oil and Gas industry that are in high demand now and into the future. According to research into anticipated employment growth rates, the following occupational groups* rate highest for the region:

  • Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators, and Related
  • Unique to the Primary Industry (Oil and Gas)
  • Sales and Service
  • Business, Finance and Administrative
  • Management

Some of the careers* in the highest demand in the Alberta HUB region include:

  • Restaurant and Food Service Managers, Cooks, Attendants, and Kitchen Helpers
  • Underground miners, oil and gas drillers and related workers
  • Contractors and supervisors, trades and related workers
  • Machinery and transportation equipment mechanics
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Metal forming, shaping and erecting trades
  • Finance and insurance clerks
  • Retail managers, salespersons, sales clerks and cashiers
  • Automotive service technicians

*Based on forecasted employment growth and current job vacancy rates. Data is subject to change over time.

Use the Alberta Government’s Occupational Profiles tool to get more details on the above and other careers including duties, working conditions, educational requirements, employment outlook and salary ranges.

For a complete list of all available positions within the Alberta HUB region, contact your local Alberta Works employment centre, or visit the Job Search Tools section for additional search options.