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Why Choose a Career in Drumheller?

Posted on Feb. 1 2021

There is no place like Drumheller, and we work hard to keep it that way. Drumheller is a major tourism destination, the Dinosaur Capital of the World, and an amazing economic hub for central Alberta. As a municipality, Drumheller not only encompasses the Town of Drumheller, but also the outlying river valley and its communities from Nacmine to East Coulee.

Here are just a few of the benefits our permanent full time team members enjoy

  • Local commute times of less than 10 minutes in rush hour
  • Free parking
  • Walk or bike to work
  • Go home for lunch
  • 11 Statutory Holidays each year
  • Paid personal time off for emergent situations
  • Excellent paid vacation leaves
  • Health Spending Account
  • Cost shared benefits
  • Participation in LAPP
  • Paid Sick leave plans
  • Paid learning and development opportunities
  • Recognition programs and Service Awards
  • Organization and Employee sponsored events like staff BBQ’s and Christmas Gala.

We are a talented, diverse and customer service focused team that prides itself on transparency along with swift, accurate, and thorough communication. We believe in efficiency and human connection. We believe in growing our talent and investing in continuous learning at all levels of the organization. We value loyalty, commitment to getting it right the first time and accountability. Our Team is the core of our community, and we believe in providing the best programs and support for our Team Members.

We are continually evolving our organization and the career opportunities available. We offer a broad range of  opportunities that include, but are not limited to:

Corporate Support Services

  • Finance/Accounting (CGA, CMA)
  • Specialists - Payroll, AP/AR, Taxes, Insurance, Risk Management
  • IT Specialists - GIS, Mapping
  • Human Resources Specialists
  • Communications Specialists
  • Support staff for all teams (administrative assistants, reception, clerical, etc.)

Community Services

  • Recreation Activity Service Specialists
  • Lifeguards, Swimming & Fitness Instructors
  • Arena Workers
  • Community Programs & Special Event Coordinators
  • Culture & Historical Specialists

Development Services

  • Economic Development Specialists
  • Safety Codes Officer


  • Transportation Operators (roads)
  • Parks Specialists
  • Heavy Duty Mechanics
  • Water treatment Plant Operators
  • Facility Maintenance

Protective Services

  • Municipal Enforcement Officers
  • Municipal Enforcement Administrators

The Town of Drumheller maintains and promotes a working environment free from discrimination and harassment; and provides all current and prospective employees with equal opportunity in employment regardless of race, creed, colour, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, medical condition, sex, gender, physical characteristics, marital status, age, sexual orientation, organizational affiliation or veteran status.

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