McDonald’s is Looking to Hire 580 Albertans on September 14th During their West Hiring Day Event

Need a job in western Canada? McDonald’s has your back. They’re looking to hire 1,700 people in coming days.

EDMONTON — McDonald’s Canada is looking to hire roughly 1,700 Canadians in the country’s western-most provinces.

This is McDonald’s Canada’s sixth consecutive hiring blitz to date.

Alberta’s unemployment rate sits at 8.4 percent at the time of this writing. The Canadian unemployment rate is 7 percent even.

The Western Regional VP of McDonald’s Canada states:

We are dedicated to providing the people of our community with world-class training and career development opportunities.Shelly Hansen

Shelly goes on to say:

West Hiring Day is about growing our passionate teams in the West. Whether you’re a young adult looking for your first job, or a more seasoned professional looking to develop your skills, we welcome you, and your career ambitions, through our restaurant doors.Shelly Hansen

They are looking to focus most of the hires on fulfilling Manager and Guest Experience Leader roles.

In April, McDonald’s Canada held their National Hiring Day, which saw the hire of nearly 9,000 new employees across the country.

The official news release regarding the hiring event states that depending on which restaurant you apply to, there is opportunity for on-the-spot interviews, so be ready for that.

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Roughly 65 percent of McDonald’s Canada’s employees are between the age of 15 and 24 years old, however McDonald’s Canada employees people of all ages.

If you wish to apply for any positions online, you are more than welcome to at


Jody Mitoma

Founder of Edmonton Talks News.


  • BeenAround
    September 12, 2016 at 9:48 PM

    @Alberta411 @Yegisawesome They’re better off on welfare with more benefits

  • Vanessa Ulrich
    September 13, 2016 at 12:52 PM

    How old do you have to be to work at a Mc Ds? I have a daughter that wants to work.

    • Edmonton Talks News
      September 12, 2016 at 10:52 PM

      Please realize that I tend to multi-task VERY often as I have many, many projects & a full-time job to attend to. It was an honest mistake, and if you take a peek, you’ll notice it was only spelled that way once out of multiple writings of the word. Thanks for pointing it out though. (Y)


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