Working at the City of St. Albert

Who We Are

The City of St. Albert employs a diverse, talented group of employees who each bring unique skills, experience and qualifications to the work we do. The one common thing we share is our commitment to delivering great service to the residents of St. Albert.

We employ approximately 700 permanent staff members and 300 – 500 casual staff members in a wide variety of union and non-unionized positions. Our organizational chart illustrates the structure of our organization and the diversity of departments that support the success of our City.

To learn more about our organizational culture please view:

Organizational Vision, Mission and Values

Our current collective agreements are available for review:

St. Albert Firefighters Union (I.A.F.F. Local 2130)

C.U.P.E. Local 941 – Public Works, Transit, Utilities and Engineering 
Appendix - C.U.P.E. Local 941 Wage Rates 2022 - 2025 (Effective April 1, 2024) 
C.U.P.E. Local 5141 – Policing Services
Appendix - C.U.P.E. Local 5141 Wage Rates (Effective April 1, 2024) 

What We Offer

A Public Works team servicing a fire truckThe City of St. Albert recognizes that attracting and retaining talented individuals is key to our success. What sets us apart from other organizations?

  • The size of our organization gives you a great diversity of work that will impact our community.
  • While we are growing, we are always connected to each other. Access to other employees is easy if you need advice, support or answers.
  • Free parking is available at many of our locations, including City Hall.
  • Your voice will be heard. Engagement and satisfaction surveys, various committees, an informative staff Intranet, and opportunities to connect with Executive Leadership and Leadership Team members are all venues for feedback.
  • A chance to give back to our community through our Giving Local Charity Fund.
  • Compressed work schedule opportunities for permanent staff and flexibility for temporary and casual staff.
  • Some positions, that typically work the standard business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., may be eligible for a flexible work schedule by adjusting start and end times by half an hour.
  • Some positions may be eligible to apply for Hybrid Remote Work after completion of their probationary period. Eligible employees would live within Alberta within a reasonable commutable distance and may work the majority of the time in their dedicated workspace and the remainder in their remote (home) office.
  • Some positions are designed to work remotely on a full-time basis, and employees must live within Alberta. Some full-time remote positions may be required to be within a reasonable commutable distance if regular, occasional or emergent onsite presence is required.
  • Please review our Remote Work Directive and Hours of Work Directive to learn more about these offerings. 

We also offer:

  • Staff from many departments participating in a fun sports tournament.A safe and healthy work environment.
  • Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement.
  • Meaningful and interesting positions and projects.
  • An inclusive workplace that respects diversity and individual contributions
  • Caring, positive and supportive work teams
  • A Social Club and opportunities to socialize at a number of City events.
  • Recognition celebrations for outstanding performance.

Our permanent and term employees are eligible for benefits which may include:

  • Extended Health Coverage
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Care
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan (LAPP)
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Travel Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave Benefits
  • Maternity/Parental Leave Programs
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program

Professional Development & Training

Through our Corporate Learning Centre, we focus on providing accessible, relevant, learner-focused training and development opportunities to attract, develop and retain the best talent, all in a motivating, creative, inclusive and positive learning environment.

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Last edited: May 2, 2024