August 10, 2022

Beat Schermerhorn

Home Improvement

12 companies hiring for more than 400 jobs in Calgary this January

New year, new job?

If you’re currently on the lookout for a new position in Calgary, you’re in luck: there are a wide variety of roles available this January at companies across the city.

We’ve put together a list of 12 places that are hiring for more than 400 positions in Calgary right now, so dust off your resume and start applying for a few of these jobs.

Canada Drives

Canada Drives (canadadrives.ca)

  • Who: One of Canada’s fastest-growing companies, online car purchasing and delivery platform Canada Drives allows customers to find and choose their vehicle, pay in full or finance, sign all documents, and have their vehicle delivered to their doorstep as quickly as the same day.
  • Jobs: Canada Drives’ current openings include Credit Analyst (Remote), Dispatch Manager, Driver Manager, Logistics Dispatcher, Senior Logistics Dispatcher, Inventory Manager, People & Culture Coordinator, B2B Sales Manager (Remote), Pricing Analyst (Remote), and more. Check out Canada Drives’ job board to learn more about these and other opportunities.
  • Perks: Employees enjoy full MSP and benefits, a fully stocked kitchen, subsidized transit pass, and monthly team events.

The City of Calgary

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Calgary City Hall (Jeff Whyte/Shutterstock)

  • Who: The City of Calgary is in charge of everything from public transit and leisure services to ensuring the city doesn’t become bankrupt, so there are plenty of opportunities across a wide range of positions.
  • Jobs: A total of 44 jobs are on offer with the City of Calgary right now in various departments, ranging from Anti-Racism Program Administrative Assistant to Payroll Administrator to Rock Climbing Instructor.
  • Perks: Perks vary per position, but all employees will enjoy the security that comes from working for a company that literally cannot go under.

CF Chinook Centre

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CF Chinook Centre (Shutterstock)

  • Who: CF Chinook Centre is home to dozens of retailers, ranging from clothing to food to electronics.
  • Jobs: Chinook Centre’s jobs page is currently showing 70 available roles. Stores that have open positions include AllSaints, Steve Madden, Foot Locker, GNC, Zara, and more.
  • Perks: Perks vary by store.

WinSport

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WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park/Facebook

  • Who: WinSport is the owner and operator of Canada Olympic Park, the Bill Warren Training Centre at the Canmore Nordic Centre in Canmore, Alberta, and the Beckie Scott High-Performance Training Centre on Haig Glacier, Alberta.
  • Jobs: WinSport is looking to fill two permanent positions for a Paralegal & Office Manager and an Ice Technician. Plus, there are 13 temporary roles up for grabs, ranging from Ski and Snowboard Instructors to Bar Shift Lead to Shuttle Driver.
  • Perks: WinSport team members get free parking spaces, reciprocals at other ski resorts, food, beverage, retail, and program discounts, and access to the Performance Training Centre.

Repsol Sport Centre

  • Who: With everything from swimming pools to workout facilities, Repsol makes for a great place to make some money and stay fit.
  • Jobs: Repsol is currently hiring for 10 full- and part-time positions, including Lifeguard, Human Resource Advisor, Personal Trainer, and Director of Sales & Marketing.
  • Perks: Perks include facility membership and discounts, flexible group benefits, retirement savings programs, and more.

The Keg Steakhouse and Bar

  • Who: The Keg Steakhouse has five locations throughout Calgary and is hiring at three of them right now.
  • Jobs: There are eight opportunities at the Keg’s South Pointe, 4th Avenue, and Macleod Trail restaurants for a variety of positions, including Servers, Cooks, and Prep Cooks.
  • Perks: Benefits for hourly workers include 40% off food at any Keg location (for you and up to three friends!), staff events, and health benefits for those working over 30 hours a week.

Starbucks

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  • Who: Starbucks is the world’s largest coffeehouse chain. Known for their fancy drinks and spelling errors, these cafes are a fun place to work if you want to get to know the coffee world.
  • Jobs: Starbucks has a whopping 106 jobs available in the Calgary area, ranging in positions and skill levels. If you’ve always wanted to be a barista, now’s your chance.
  • Perks: Perks include a free box of tea or bag of coffee every week and a 30% discount on all products.

Safeway

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  • Who: Safeway is a well-known Canadian supermarket with 183 full-service stores in Western Canada. It is owned by the country’s largest supermarket chain, Sobeys.
  • Jobs: Safeway is currently hiring for 20 roles in its Calgary stores, including Pharmacist, Floral Clerk, Cake Decorator, and Coffee Bar Server.
  • Perks: Perks include prescription drug and dental coverage, vision care, paid time off for vacation, sick leave and company-recognized holidays, and Employee Association for leisure-time activities at a discount.

Lowe’s

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  • Who: Lowe’s is a Canadian retailer of home improvement and construction products and services. If you’re a handy person, a job at Lowe’s could be a great fit for you.
  • Jobs: Lowe’s has seven jobs available in their Calgary stores. Roles include Customer Service Associates, Sales Specialists, Cashiers, and more.
  • Perks: Perks include exclusive employee discounts, Student Incentive Programs, and a sustainable development program.

University of Calgary

University of Calgary main campus (Riley Brandt/University of Calgary)

  • Who: The University of Calgary is the city’s largest university, spread across five campuses, and home to thousands of employees.
  • Jobs: The jobs page on the U of C’s website currently shows 118 positions available for application, with titles ranging from Postdoctoral Scholar, Physiology & Pharmacology, Cumming School of Medicine to Research Associate, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science to Coordinator, Student Life, Leadership & Student Engagement, Student and Enrolment Services.
  • Perks: Perks vary by department; more information is available here.

Calgary YMCA

  • Who: Calgary boasts two of the largest YMCA facilities in the entire world (along with several other smaller locations) and features a wide range of roles for potential applicants to fill.
  • Jobs: Calgary YMCA is currently hiring for 11 positions, including Lifeguard & Swim Instructor, Lead Tutor – North, and Camp Chief Hector Outdoor School Staff, among others.
  • Perks: Perks include a complimentary membership, health and dental benefits, pension plans, program discounts, and more.

The Home Depot

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  • Who: The Home Depot is the Canadian arm of the world’s largest home improvement retailer, with careers in distribution centres, corporate offices, retail management, and retail stores. The company has eight retail stores in Calgary.
  • Jobs: The Home Depot is hiring for four positions at its Calgary locations right now, with roles available for a Loss Prevention Specialist and three General Warehouse Associates.
  • Perks: All permanent Home Depot employees enjoy benefits that include bonus plans, employee stock purchases, time tuition reimbursement, retirement plans, care programs, discounts on group home and car insurance, and more.