Jobs at Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan)


Join PrairiesCan! (length: 1:13 minutes)

Transcript: Join PrairiesCan!

[Upbeat music]

[Video opens to a pan of a green farm field.]

[PrairiesCan text appears on screen, along with PrairiesCan’s federal identity signature “Prairies Economic Development Canada”, and official Canada wordmark.]

Narrator: Imagine a career where your passion for progress shapes the future of the Prairies.

[Video transitions to an aerial view of Canada Place and downtown Edmonton.]

Narrator: A career where your voice matters.

[Video transitions to two men walking together, talking, in an office building.]

Narrator: Where diversity and creativity are valued and celebrated. Where your talents and dedication directly contribute to growing the Prairie economy.

[Video transitions to various scenes of several people gathered around a boardroom table, talking amongst themselves.]

Narrator: At PrairiesCan, we need people like you to help support businesses, communities, and economic development across the Prairies.

[Video pans across a large PrairiesCan office sign.]

[Video transitions to animated map pinpointing the various locations of PrairiesCan’s headquarters, principal offices, and regional locations across Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ottawa.]

Narrator: We’re a top Government of Canada employer with a legacy built on our values of collaboration, career growth, and personal well-being, all guided by our supportive leadership.

[Video transitions to three PrairiesCan employees working and talking together around a computer.]

[Video transitions to a virtual meeting recording, where four PrairiesCan employees are talking and smiling.]

[Video transitions to two PrairiesCan employees sitting and chatting casually to each other while holding coffees.]

Narrator: Joining PrairiesCan gives you a front row seat to the impact of our work as we uplift communities and drive positive change.

[Video transitions to a montage of clips, including Minister Dan Vandal giving a speech at a podium outdoors, a woman working on some technical equipment, a man performing indigenous drumming, a group of spectators outdoors, and a woman giving a speech at a podium with a large electric bus behind her.]

Narrator: Your innovative spirit and diverse perspectives can directly contribute to a stronger, greener, more inclusive Prairie economy.

[Video transitions to more clips of PrairiesCan employees interacting with each other and working together, including two men riding an elevator, three people gathered around a table talking, and three other employees working at a computer together.]

[Video transitions to an aerial clip of Downtown Edmonton’s city skyline and the North Saskatchewan River.]

Narrator: Start your purpose-driven career with PrairiesCan.

[Video transitions to closing scenes of wind turbines in a field, a top-down view of a train moving on some train tracks, and a tractor in a farm field.]

Text on screen: Explore career opportunities with us. (PrairiesCan’s website URL).

[Animated text appears on screen that says “PrairiesCan”.]

[Prairies Economic Development Canada federal identity wordmark appears on screen.]

[Animated Canada Wordmark appears on screen.]

[Music ends]


What we offer

Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) uses our Values and Ethics Code as a moral compass to guide everything that we do and how we behave. What we do is equally as important as how we do it, and excellence is our standard.

Explore PrairiesCan’s mandate and vision, learn about our programs, and discover how PrairiesCan advances the interests of the Prairies in national economic policy, program and project development, and implementation.


Current opportunities

Jobs open to the public

At this time, there are no career opportunities available with Prairies Economic Development Canada.

Check out other Government of Canada jobs.

Or if you’re a student, check out the Federal Student Work Experience Program.


Governor in Council and ministerial appointments

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Employee spotlight

A thumbnail selfie photo of Kate Hart

Kate Hart, Senior Strategic Communications Advisor at PrairiesCan

Kate’s role is multifaceted and dynamic. She liaises with various offices, managing communications for announcements, and coordinating with the Minister’s office.

Read Kate’s profile

A portrait of Marta Gomez

Marta Gomez, Senior Business Officer at PrairiesCan

Marta’s role focuses on growing and diversifying the Prairie economy through program and service delivery by providing advice and connecting with small and medium-sized enterprises and communities in Alberta, helping to scale up their operations to improve livelihoods and increase productivity.

Read Marta’s profile

A portrait of Ken Chiang

Ken Chiang, Principal Human Resources Consultant at PrairiesCan

Ken’s role involves providing strategic and operational advice on a range of HR disciplines. He supports executives by running staffing processes, delivering presentations on key HR topics, consulting managers and employees on HR matters, and developing and leading key strategic initiatives for staffing and equity, diversification and inclusion.”

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Contact us

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