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The City of Edmonton's Commitment to it's Indigenous Population

Our commitment to this initiative are:

  • Develop and support policies and practices that result in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous staff
  • Facilitate and enhance training opportunities designed to increase the employees' understanding of Indigenous Peoples
  • Connect and refer qualified Indigenous Peoples to the City of Edmonton Hiring Teams
  • Promote career development opportunities for Indigenous employees
  • Develop partnerships that will enhance the City's ability to attract and retain Indigenous employees

Hiring Programs

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Summer Student Program

Provide high school and post-secondary students with paid work experience, for up to 5 months in duration.

Post-Secondary Graduate Internship Program

Provide individuals with paid work experience, for up to 11 months in duration.

Staff Support Administrative Professional Pool

Individuals interested in a career as an Administrative Professional can join our team. This pool provides short-term clerical support to all business areas.

Nikaniw Aquatic Leadership Program

The Nikaniw Aquatic Leadership Program provides youth the opportunity to learn and develop skills in Aquatics and Leadership. They will enhance their cultural knowledge, improve their health and wellness, and be prepared to apply for jobs.

Other Initiatives

  • Attend career fairs and employment events in our community
  • Provide information sessions on our hiring processes
  • Connect candidates with external resources
  • Refer qualified candidates to Hiring Teams
  • Provide job coaching to prospective applicants

Our Community Partners

Rupertsland Institute - A Metis Centre of Excellence

Oteenow Employment & Training Society is the First Nation Society responsible for employment and training services in the greater Edmonton area.

Public Job Opportunities

Job opportunities open to the general public.

For More Information

Francesca Kiyawasew

Title Recruitment Outreach and Programs Consultant: Indigenous Peoples



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