Working at the City

As Alberta’s fastest growing municipality, the City of Chestermere has rapidly evolved from a charming summer village into a dynamic lakeside community for more than 20,000 residents. The beautiful lake, excellent schools, safe communities, pleasant neighbourhoods, growing opportunities, and an 18 hole golf course all contribute to the ambiance of a family friendly oasis. By demonstrating Collaboration, Humour & Fun, Integrity, Professionalism and Accountability, the amazing employees at the City of Chestermere use their strengths and unique abilities to contribute to the vision of Chestermere.

What we offer you

  • Competitive wages
  • Diverse, inclusive and safe workplace
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Employee Recognition
  • Health and Wellness spending
  • Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP)
  • Opportunity to make a difference in Chestermere
  • Permanent full-time employees have full access to our health and benefit package
  • Vacation time
  • Work-life balance

Amazing Workplace

Our culture is a key part of who we are. The City’s core workplace values are the foundation of our culture and through the Create Amazing culture initiative, the City continues to create a unique personality and soul. The internationally award-winning Create Amazing initiative was launched in 2016 with these characteristics:

Our Vision

The City is an Amazing place to work that creates incredible results.

Our Mission

Through one voice we are creating an Amazing place to work.

Our Values

Accountable ~ Connected ~ Transparent ~ Inclusive ~ Viable ~ Ethical

Our Guiding Principle

We serve our community by creating an Amazing place to live, work and play.

Create Amazing

Our structure

The organization is comprised of four departments and multiple diverse and dynamic functions areas ranging from Parks & Recreation to Economic Development to Emergency Management. For details visit the City Departments page.

Council Policy #834, the Human Resources Policies and Procedures Framework, outlines that it is the policy of the City to attract and retain exemplary employees, to support and develop these employees, and to hold them accountable for maintaining acceptable standards of behaviour and achieving corporate outcomes. 

Public Compensation (Salary) Disclosure

Transparency is one of the values established by Council in the four year Strategic Plan. Public Sector Compensation transparency is becoming an increasingly common practice in all levels of government. 

At the March meeting, Council deliberated and subsequently passed the following Motion:

“based on Council’s commitment to open and transparent governance, Council direct Administration to prepare a compensation disclosure policy under which Council adopt a compensation disclosure list and annually the City publish position titles, salary ranges and information about pensions and benefits, ensuring the compensation disclosure list provides transparency while respecting the privacy and security of its employees.”

2018 Compensation Information 

2019 Compensation Information

Become part of an Amazing team!

Working for the City of Chestermere gives you an opportunity to make a difference in our community. You will have a chance to influence and contribute to the quality of life for our residents and help shape the future development and growth of Chestermere. 

Applying for jobs is easy, and can be done online by clicking the link below. You can also sign up to be alerted of the latest career opportunities at the City by visiting and adding your email and/or phone number to the Government Jobs category. 

job openings