Any real adult knows how much of a struggle it can be to find a job, especially in today's economy. As a university student, there's nothing more frustrating to hear than "you'll never find a job in your field." Unfortunately though, sometimes it's the sad reality. Some fields are a lot more practical than others, but at the end of the day, I still think it's important to pursue what you love.

Even if you don't manage to find a job in your field straight after graduation, don't fret too much. There's plenty of jobs in other fields that you're likely more than qualified for, as long as you're hard-working, detail-orientated, a strong communicator, and determined.

Another key tip for succeeding throughout your job hunt is confidence; you'll never find a job if you don't know your worth, but if you can walk into an interview with total confidence and belief that you belong there, you may just totally change your interviewers perspective on you. Ensure that you do a lot of research about the company prior to your interview, and that you're well-educated and well-informed on any important company policies and beliefs.

No matter if you're fresh out of school with a shiny new degree, or have been on the hunt for a job for awhile, we've searched out some of the best jobs available in Alberta right now by salary. Check them out, and if you're qualified, send in an application; you may just find your dream job.

Above $20,000

Above $35,000

Above $50,000

Above $75,000

For jobs that pay above $20,000, click "Next".


Warehouse Labourer/Washer

Salary: $18/hour

Where: G-M Pearson Biomedical

Qualifications:

  • Load, unload, and move products and materials by hand or with basic material handling equipment

  • Attention to detail

  • Manual dexterity

Apply here.


Customer Relations Representative

Salary: $14/hour

Where: Air Canada

Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word

  • Previous airline experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to communicate verbally and through written language in English and French

Apply here.


Marketing Communications Magicians

Salary: $20-$25/hour

Where: Scratch Marketing

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with multiple platforms and emerging trends in digital media

  • Exceptional organizational skills

  • Recognized diploma, certificate, or degree in communications

Apply here.


Letter Carrier

Salary: $19.86/hour

Where: Canada Post

Qualifications:

  • Valid Class 5 driver's license

  • Satisfactory driver's abstract

  • Experience in customer service

  • Experience as a delivery driver

Apply here.


Landscaper

Salary: $15-$16/hour

Where: Mainstreet Equity Corporation

Qualifications:

  • Prior landscaping experience

  • Flexible schedule

  • Must be able to do heavy lifting

  • Valid driver's license

Apply here.

For jobs that pay above $35,000, click "Next".


School Assistant

Salary: $19.17 - $23.62/hour

Where: Calgary Board of Education

Qualifications:

  • High school completetion

  • Six months of related experience

  • Standard First Aid and CPR training

Apply here.


YYC Pre-Board Screening Officer

Salary: $22.86 - $24.14/hour

Where: GardaWorld

Qualifications:

  • One year of customer service experience

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident

  • Over 18 years of age, with a GED equivalent

  • Flexible availability

Apply here.


Communications Strategist

Salary: $33.32/hour

Where: Red Deer College

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Communications, with 2-3 years of related experience

  • Superior written and oral communication and editing skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Apply here.


Marketing Co-ordinator

Salary: $19 - $22/hour

Where: Weddingstar Inc.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience

  • Proficient in programs such as Adobe and Microsoft

  • Valid driver's license

Apply here.


Secretary

Salary: $27.28/hourly

Where: Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Qualifications:

  • One year related post-secondary certificate

  • Experience in field

Apply here.

For jobs that pay above $50,000, click "Next".


Festival and Events Liason

Salary: $50,000

Where: The City of Edmonton

Qualifications:

  • University graduation with related degree

  • 5 years experience in related field

  • Valid driver's license

Apply here.


Policy and Program Advisor

Salary: $67,000+

Where: Government of Alberta

Qualifications:

  • University degree in a related field

  • 2 years of related experience

  • Strong communication/people skills

Apply here.


Legal Assistant

Salary: $4,000 - $5,000/month

Where: Government of Alberta

Qualifications:

  • 2 year diploma in a related field

  • 1 year related experience

Apply here.


Data Entry Associate

Salary: $4,200 - $5,600/month

Where: Ecuavisa

Qualifications:

  • Excellent typing and computer skills

  • Minimum 1 year data entry experience

  • Reliable transportation

Apply here.


Community Peace Officer

Salary: $36.05 - $39.23/hour

Where: Town of Hinton

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Grade 12

  • Ability to be appointed as a Level 1 Peace Officer

  • Courtoom Procedure experience

Apply here.

For jobs that pay above $75,000, click "Next".


Real Estate Buyer Agents

Salary: $100,000/year

Where: Chamberlain Group

Qualifications:

  • Alberta Real Estate license

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office, Google Docs, etc.

Apply here.


Art Curator

Salary: $80,000+

Where: University of Alberta

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Art History

  • Ability to develop and conduct research projects

  • Written and verbal presentation skills

Apply here.


A/C Tech

Salary: $80,000

Where: Northern Services LTD

Qualifications:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver's license

  • Clean driver's abstract

  • Gas fitting experience

Apply here.


Business Analyst

Salary: $85,000

Where: Government of Alberta

Qualifications:

  • University Degree in a related field

  • 2 years progressively responsible related experience

  • Business Analyst Certification

Apply here.


Social Worker

Salary: $75,000

Where: NorQuest College

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work

  • Registration with Alberta College of Social Workers

  • Independent, organized, and detail-orientated

Apply here.

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