Brooks, Alberta Employment Information

Brooks, AB Overview The city of Brooks has grown nearly 10 per cent in the past decade, due in part to its high number ...

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Pepsi Co
Brooks, AB
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AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN

JBS Canada
Brooks
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Brooks PT Merchandiser

Pepsi Co
Brooks, AB
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Laboratory Technologist II

Alberta Health Services
Brooks, AB
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Registered Nurse

Alberta Health Services
Brooks, AB
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Class 1 Driver/Operator

Mullen-Group
Brooks
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Mental Health Therapist Provincial

Alberta Health Services
Brooks, AB
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Crop Production Advisor

Nutrien LTD
Brooks, AB
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SAFETY SUPERVISOR

JBS Canada
Brooks
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REGISTERED NURSE

JBS Canada
Brooks
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MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

JBS Canada
Brooks
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ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER

JBS Canada
Brooks
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APPRENTICE MILLWRIGHT

JBS Canada
Brooks
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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

JBS Canada
Brooks
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INDUSTRIAL MEAT CUTTER

JBS Canada
Brooks
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INDUSTRIAL BUTCHER

JBS Canada
Brooks
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Brooks, AB Overview

The city of Brooks has grown nearly 10 per cent in the past decade, due in part to its high number of immigrants, refugees, and foreign workers. In fact, the city was the subject of a 2010 documentary titled, "Brooks - The City of 100 Hellos," which explored its diverse population. The city has an active outdoor culture with plenty of attractions such as ice arenas, a curling rink, aquatics facilities, and the Duke of Sutherland Park, a large recreational complex. Medicine Hat College operates a satellite campus in Brooks.

Brooks, AB Job Opportunities

JBS Canada, the country's second-largest beef processing facility, is located in Brooks, where it processes and ships meat products domestically and internationally. The company is responsible for over 2,000 jobs in Brooks, AB. The city's economy focuses on energy, including both oil and gas production, and agriculture, in addition to food processing. Retail jobs in Brooks, AB, are another good source of employment opportunities, since the city serves as a commercial and retail hub for the surrounding rural areas.

Brooks Health Centre is another source of jobs in Brooks, AB, as is the city's public school system, which includes two high schools, two junior high schools, three elementary schools, and two primary schools.

Brooks, AB Employment Trends

While Canada's unemployment rate hovers near 7 per cent, Alberta has the third-lowest unemployment rate in the country at just under 6 per cent. Because the energy industry has such a strong presence in Brooks, the city's employment rate is more resilient than other cities of comparable size.

Wages are good in Brooks; retail managers, for example, earn between C$22 and C$40 per hour, while teachers can expect to make between C$38 and C$50 per hour. Some of the best salaries can be found in the oil and gas industry, where earnings can top C$100,000 per year.

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