CAREERS

At Paramount Resources Ltd. we’re driven by a passion to be the best. Paramount is dynamic, fast-moving and not content with the status quo. A combination of focused approach, technical expertise and financial depth has propelled us into one of the top exploration and production companies in Canada. We’ve been in business since 1978 and our most recent acquisition of Apache Canada Ltd. and merger with Trilogy Energy Corp. have us poised for tremendous growth.
While our continued progress can be attributed to many factors, our people are the primary reason for Paramount’s success. Our premium land positions, diversified portfolio and financial flexibility set the stage for our talented teams to showcase their proven ability to deliver top-tier results.
We demonstrate a culture of operational excellence and deliver on our promises. Paramount takes pride in our track record of protecting the environment while responsibly developing Canada’s natural resources, and strives to instill high EH&S standards at all levels of operations. We understand that economic development is a key factor in building strong communities and we are committed to fostering a culture that respects the people involved in all facets of our work and in the communities in which we operate.
Paramount is involved and invested in many community groups, and the pillars of our corporate giving – healthcare, education and recreation – help provide the tools to build strong communities.
Be part of the energy – join Paramount today!
We’re a Canadian company based in Calgary, Alberta, and our shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol POU.

FIELD ADMINISTRATOR, GRANDE PRAIRIE

About this Opportunity

This position will provide administrative support to the Field Leadership team, Operations and Maintenance staff in the Grande Prairie Region.

Job functions will involve:

  • General Office Administration
  • Distribution of incoming & outgoing postal & courier mail
  • Handle invoice coding and distribution
  • Set up meetings which includes location, catering, travel, and event logistics
  • Organize training, including set up for external and internal courses as required
  • Prepare expense reports
  • Manage and order office supplies as required
  • Answering telephones & dealing with internal and external contacts
  • Filing electronic & hard copy documents
  • Preparing, modifying, and maintaining spreadsheets and databases
  • Attending business meetings and preparing meeting minutes

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years previous office administration experience
  • Excellent computer skills are essential.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint experience required)
  • A self-starter who is capable of working in a fast-paced environment and able to assume a very large and varied workload.  Accuracy and ability to multi-task are essential
  • Preference will be given to candidates with post-secondary education in office administration
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude with a strong sense of teamwork
  • Must reside in or be willing to relocate to the Grande Prairie area

 

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of December 14, 2018.

PRODUCTION FOREMAN, KAYBOB NORTH

About this Opportunity

This position will supervise the Operations team for the Kaybob North area and bring a full working knowledge of production facilities. The successful candidate will be based out of the 09-09-64-19w5 Field office, on a 9/80 schedule (Monday-Friday, with every second Friday off).

Job functions will involve:

  • Provide direct day to day supervision of personnel to ensure that business requirements and environmental, health & safety objectives/standards are met.
  • Ability to keep safety in mind at all times, as well as guide or assist operations staff with identifying and mitigating hazards in order to ensure that projects or day to day operations are being carried out in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Consult with all Regional team members as necessary, using independent judgment to determine courses of action.
  • Provide leadership and assist with career development of personnel.
  • Develop and manage production-based contracts.
  • Provide input to Regional budget and support the production budget process.
  • Ensure business/administrative requirements are met with respect to agreement terms and legislative requirements.
  • Communicate with the team daily to ensure business requirements are met to support production operations.
  • Promote adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Assertive in problem solving and decision making with respect to people, schedules, materials and other general coordination items.
  • Maintain active internal/external relationships.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Production Foreman preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years oil and gas field operations experience.
  • Full working knowledge of sweet/sour gas plant operations, field, construction, pipelines, oil production facilities and equipment, or a combination of these.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 4th Class Power Engineering would be considered an asset
  • Completed SAIT GPO / PFO industry training courses, or equivalent 
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs.  Must be able to learn, adhere and work with all Paramount based software programs and processes.
  • Self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision, time management and organizational effectiveness are critical to this position.
  • Ability to solve complex problems.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude and a sense of teamwork.
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License, as well as valid H2S and First Aid certifications.
  • The successful applicant will reside in the Fox Creek, AB area or in close proximity.

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of December 14, 2018.

FRAUDULENT EMPLOYMENT OFFER ALERT

Some individuals in other countries have been receiving fraudulent notices of employment opportunities and fraudulent employment offers by e-mail that are represented to be from Paramount Resources Ltd.   Please be advised that Paramount does not recruit prospective employees using this form of notice. Please do not reply to these notices, do not supply personal information to any person alleging to be part of this process, and do not pay money to anyone for any role in facilitating an employment opportunity or immigration process.

Furthermore, any information received from or about Paramount that refers to e-mail addresses or websites other than "paramountres.com" should be considered suspect.