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Opportunities with the Town of Hanna

Hanna’s job market is strong! There are frequently great career opportunities in many different industries from trades to healthcare. There is a demand for all levels of positions from entry-level to senior positions that can be found through the Career Centre. Lynks  has a job board for posting positions and staff trained to assist people with securing a job.

Through the year, the Town of Hanna has openings for employment or contract positions. All are posted on this website.

Permanent Positions

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

The Town of Hanna invites applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). The CAO reports directly to Council and is responsible for the effective implementation of all operations of the Town in accordance with all provincial legislation and Council approved policies and programs. The position requires an individual who can identify and evaluate risks, maintain high levels of efficiency and productivity while developing policies and procedures, and make decisions in a timely manner. The CAO manages the operating and capital budgets, provides strategic leadership, and monitors contracts and legislation. Strong leadership skills, logical decision-making, self-starter, and managing office resources are skills required for this role.

The Town of Hanna is located in central Alberta, on Highway 9. An economy based on agriculture, oil and gas, and tourism provides great business, employment, and active living opportunities. The town is rich in history.

As the ideal candidate, you are a proven senior team leader, with strong communication skills, as well as strong human resource management and financial management skills. You are comfortable making decisions particularly those that involve complex and/or difficult circumstances. You are comfortable being seen and connected within the community. You are a strategic thinker who can align organizational efforts to efficiently turn goals into results. You demonstrate honesty and integrity and will instill these values in your team. You are an innovative leader who can motivate and inspire your team to work towards a common vision. You have a proven track record in building trust and confidence with elected officials and can provide concrete examples of how you achieved this. Your demeanor and attitude are reflective of a positive disposition and outlook. You have a creative and innovative management style that has produced results and earned the respect of your fellow employees.

Further information regarding the candidate profile and position can be found at

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, and detailed resume outlining experience, qualifications, references, and salary expectations in confidence to Doug Lagore, CLGM, Senior Consultant at Transitional Solutions Inc. at with the subject line identifying Hanna CAO. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For Information Please Contact:
Douglas B Lagore, CLGM      (780) 913-5786

The closing date for this competition is June 30, 2024 or until a suitable candidate is found.

Public Works Operator

The Town of Hanna is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Public Works Operator. This position requires a team member who is adaptable, motivated and able to perform physical labour.

The Public Works department of the Town of Hanna is responsible for the maintenance of streets & roads, the airport, water lines & distribution, wastewater collection & treatment, garbage collection, the municipal cemetery, vehicles, and equipment.


Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the operator would be responsible for:

  • Operating & servicing a variety of both light and heavy-duty equipment such as backhoes, loaders, sweepers, and trucks, including tandem axle dump trucks.
  • Using all types of hand tools. (manual or powered, skilled or non-skilled.)
  • Assisting in the maintenance of roads, utilities, buildings and equipment.
  • Assisting in the operation of water distribution, wastewater collection & treatment, and garbage collections systems in a safe, effective and efficient manner, at all times within the requirements of the current License to Operate.
  • Assisting in the repair and maintenance of town vehicles and equipment.


  • A valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license is required. (Class 3 is an asset but training can be provided.)
  • Experience with a variety of equipment is required.
  • Must be able to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of municipal infrastructure and reporting would be an asset.
  • Training can be provided to the right candidate.

This position is based on a 40-hour work week (typically Monday to Friday). The salary grid is $54,759 – $63,481. The Town of Hanna offers a supportive work environment, full benefits and LAPP pension.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume including a cover letter and a list of work-related references to the address below. All applicants are thanked for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Send resumes via mail or email to the attention of:
Brent Olesen, Director of Public Works

Mail: Box 430,  302 2 Avenue West, Hanna, AB  T0J 1P0
Ph: (403) 854-4433
Visit to confidentially submit your documents.

The application period will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

    Casual Positions

    Applications are accepted year-round for Centennial Place customer service. This job is mostly evenings and weekends.

    Customer Service

    Applications are accepted year-round for casual employment at Centennial Place.


    Temporary and Seasonal Positions

    Nothing available at present.

    Bids, Tenders and Proposals

    Bids will be posted in accordance with the regulations provided by the Province of Alberta, using Alberta Purchasing Connection. Local opportunities, that come under the threshold for the  Gov of AB regulations, will be provided to those who hold a business license within the Town of Hanna and possibly sent in our electronic newsletter.


    Hay Tender Maps

    Companion maps to the Town of Hanna Hay Tender. 

    Version: 30-May-2023

    Hay Tender

    The Town of Hanna is requesting tenders for the removal of hay from Town owned properties. Deadline to submit is Jun 28, 2024.

    Version: 28-May-2024

    Application Forms

    The following application forms are available for your convenience. You are encouraged to submit your own resume. Use of the following application form(s) is not required.

    Swimming Pool Lifeguard or Instructor (Seasonal)

    Job duties and responsibilities for lifeguards and instructors.

    Swimming Pool Customer Service (Seasonal)

    Job duties and responsibilities for cashiers and customer service at the pool.

    Office Support (Seasonal)

    Job duties and responsibilities for the Office Support summer position.

    Summer Program (Seasonal)

    Job duties and responsibilities for summer playground programs positions.  Summer Program Manager and Leaders.

    Parks & Recreation (Seasonal)

    Job duties and responsibilities for Parks and Recreation maintenance.

    Public Works (Seasonal)

    Job duties and responsibilities for the temporary employment opportunity.