Tips for Applying

Tips for Applying

For the current list of career opportunities and a hassle-free job application, please visit our Job Opportunities section. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however only those selected for the interview will be contacted.

Here are a few tips that might be helpful as you apply:

  • Provide the competition number in your cover letter, resume and subject line of the email
  • If you are applying for multiple positions, please submit a separate resume for each job
  • Your resume should include a contact phone number, email, past employers and duration of employment, description of relevant experiences, education, and certifications
  • All resumes must be submitted on or before the competition closing date
  • To be considered for the job, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications and be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • We accept resumes in MS Word or .pdf formats

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When applying for several positions with the Fort McKay Group of Companies, do I have to submit a resume for each competition?

    Yes. If you are applying for more than one position, a separate resume is required for each position. Every competition is considered separately.

  • How are applicants assessed?

    All applicants are assessed relative to the job requirements. Meeting the minimum position requirements does not automatically qualify you as a shortlisted or selected for the position. All applicants are assessed on a competitive basis.

  • How long does the selection process take?

    Most competitions are completed within a three-week time frame. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

  • Does the Fort McKay Group of Companies hire seasonal workers?

    Yes. Seasonal employment is full-time, part-time, or on-call work, which generally lasts from 1 to 6 months. Most of our seasonal jobs typically involve labour related activities.

  • If I am selected for employment with the Fort McKay Group of Companies, do I have to go through the pre-employment or skill testing?

    Yes. As a condition of employment for applicable positions, selected candidates are required to successfully pass the following:

    • Alcohol and drug testing
    • Nurse health assessment
    • Audio testing
    • Spirometry and mask fit testing (only required for certain jobs)
  • Can I work in two or more jobs at the same time with the Fort McKay Group of Companies?

    No. You can hold only one position at a time with our company.

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