Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Municipal Career Opportunities 

Close enough to drive to Calgary in 35 minutes or to Okotoks in 20, and on the doorstep to Kananaskis, Turner Valley offers a balanced lifestyle allowing residents a less stressful rural environment. Affordable housing, quality medical care, excellent schools, recreational facilities, local retail and wide open spaces make Turner Valley an ideal place for the whole family to live, work and play. Get back to nature at your next job or volunteer position in Turner Valley.

There are currently no employment openings with the Town of Turner Valley.

Municipal Volunteer Opportunities

The Town of Turner Valley currently is accepting applications for vacancies on the following boards and committees:

Water Works Advisory Committee

The Water Works Advisory Committee is seeking volunteer members to advise the Turner Valley Council on water works within the town. For more information on the roles and responsibilities of the Committee, please see the Water Works Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

Sheep River Regional Utility Corporation (SRRUC)

The Sheep River Regional Utility Corporation is seeking volunteer members. To apply, please submit a completed SRRUC Volunteer Application Form by mail.

Municipal Planning Commission (MPC)

The mandate of the Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) is to advise and decide on land use, planning, development and subdivision issues. As well, the MPC advises Council on achieving orderly, economical and beneficial development of land; and maintaining and improving the quality of the physical environment. The Commission may be assigned to investigate planning matters or provide input on reports as directed by Council.

The MPC is made up of four members from the public and three members of Council. Meetings are held in Council Chambers on the third Wednesday of each month and are usually two to three hours in length. Meetings are open to the public.


Board members hear subdivision and development applications and make decisions on applications and appeals in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, statutory plans (Municipal Development Plan, Area Structure Plans and Land Use Bylaw), and Provincial and Council Policies.


  • Must be 18 years of age;
  • Must be a resident of the Town of Turner Valley;
  • Must not be an Employee of the Town of Turner Valley;
  • Must not be a Development or Subdivision Authority for the Town of Turner Valley;
  • Must not be a member of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB).

Boards and Committees – Application Process

If you are interested in filling any of these vacancies, please submit a completed Committee Application Form in one of the following ways:

Via email: admin@turnervalley.ca
In Person: Town Office, 514 Windsor Avenue NW, Turner Valley, AB
By mail:  P.O. Box 330 Turner Valley, AB  T0L 2A0
By fax: 403.933.5377

Appointments to the Boards and Committees will be made at a Regular Meeting of Council.