For decades the oil sands industry has been a major employer, creating high-paying jobs in the Athabasca oil sands region and across Canada. The combined events of 2020 – the global pandemic and the declines in energy demand and commodity prices were unprecedented and have impacted workforce requirements. This is an important time to understand the impacts of policies that protect competitiveness, support innovation and technology. OSCA will use latest labour and population forecasts to strategically plan for future workforce requirements.
Working with stakeholders to understand labour market forecasts and required skills to maintain a qualified workforce in Alberta’s oil sands.
Interested in working in the oil sands? You can find recent job postings available in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area with our member companies by visiting our job board. Please note, OSCA does not handle any hiring for our members or their oil sands projects; please contact and apply with the companies directly.
Browse open positions here.
- Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
- Construction Owners Association of Alberta
- PetroLMI – 2019 Oil and Gas Labour Market Update
- PetroLMI – Workforce Insights: Attitudes Perceptions of the Canadian Labour Market on Careers in Oil and Gas
- PetroLMI – Industry Outlook to 2021
- PetroLMI – 2017 Industry HR Trends
- PetroLMI – Labour Demand Outlook to 2020
- PetroLMI – Shifting Priorities and a Shifting Workforce
- Alberta Chamber of Resources
- BuildForce Canada
- BuildForce Canada – 2017 Alberta Highlights
- Wood Buffalo Labour Market Information