Wainwright is a strong, vibrant community located in East Central Alberta near the beautiful Battle River valley and is the major service centre for the region, serving an immediate trading population of 15,000 and an extended population trading area of 40,000.  We are a progressive community with a population of 5,925 (plus 650 at CFB Wainwright).

The major economic base for Wainwright is:

  • Agriculture
  • Oil and Gas production and distribution
  • CFB/ASU Wainwright
  • Bunge Edible Oil Refinery

The primary occupational groups include: public sector, sales and service, business, finance and administration, food service, trades, equipment operators, energy and oilfield services, medical and dental, education, transportation, recreation and agriculture.

Wainwright provides a wide variety of employment options within its key employment sectors.  Opportunities are available at all skill levels.

FINDING WORK @ is a publication series representing the major employers within the major industries in Wainwright which describes their business, ideal candidate and type of work available with their company, required qualifications, available training, benefits and salary ranges, as well as contact information.

Click the links below to learn more about these Participating Employers in Wainwright:

 Wainwright & District Chamber of Commerce
#203, 1006 4th Avenue, Wainwright, AB T9W 1S9
Phone: (780) 842-4910
Fax: (780) 842-6061

Wainwright Town Office
1018 2nd Avenue, Wainwright, AB T9W 1R1
Phone: (780) 842-3381
Fax: (780) 842-2898

Wainwright Alberta Works Centre
Suite 19 Provincial Building
810 14th Avenue, Wainwright, AB
Phone: (780) 842-7500
Fax: (780) 842-7533

The Finding Work At Series is a partnership project by the Government of Alberta, Wainwright & District Chamber of Commerce, Town of Wainwright, Wainwright Economic Development Board and Wainwright Military Family Resource Centre.