Working for Strathcona County
Make a great team better.
Over 2000 permanent, temporary and hourly employees are responsible for the efficient operation of Strathcona County. Our work force is made up of Classified staff (non-union), and members of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (Local 118/009) and the International Association of Fire Fighters (Local 2461).
We are proud of the diverse skills, knowledge and abilities represented by our employees. There are exciting opportunities for advancement and secondment within our many departments.
Salary and benefits
Recently, a full review of job descriptions and salary ranges was conducted for Classified employees to ensure that competitive salaries are offered. Annual reviews provide an opportunity for the employee to receive a salary increment, based on performance, until they achieve the top of their salary range.
Strathcona County provides a comprehensive benefit plan for qualifying employees and participates in the Local Authorities Pension Plan.
Strathcona County employee programs, resources and opportunities
At Strathcona County we value the wellness of our employees and encourage personal development and growth. These are some of the options available to staff within the organization:
- Staff development
Strathcona County provides courses and training opportunities to employees in areas such as customer service, health and safety, supervisory development and personal development.
- Wellness at Strathcona County
Strathcona County recognizes the importance of healthy employees in order to enhance our quality of life and to achieve our personal work goals. Strathcona County is committed to optimizing the health of all employees by promoting healthy behaviours, providing education, 24/7 access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program, and addressing the factors that influence health in the workplace.
New staff are officially welcomed to Strathcona County in an Onboarding session. An optional day-tour of the municipal buildings and County landmarks is also offered to make our new employees feel more at home!
We are committed to recognizing staff for their achievements and dedication! Strathcona County’s Awards and Recognition Policy was designed and developed to reward employees in the areas of long service, excellence and safety in the workplace.
Strathcona County: Making safety a way of life!
Strathcona County believes that health and safety is of paramount importance and we perform annual safety audits to maintain our Certificate of Recognition in the Partners in Injury Reduction program.
As we recognize our employees as our most valuable resource, Strathcona County provides training and programs which benefit employees at work and at home.
- annual audiometric testing
- flu vaccinations
- personal safety training
- modified work duties
- first aid training
- various health and safety training programs