Why work for Ovintiv

We’re looking for talented people who want to join our team as we continue to expand and unlock the value within our asset base.

We get excited about finding and developing oil and natural gas, and the pivotal role these products play in our everyday lives. Our people work hard to put their best ideas into action—making energy development more advanced, efficient and safer than ever before.

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Important information for
applicants and recruiters

Ovintiv maintains an approved recruiting agency list. We do not accept resumes from unapproved agencies. Please note that any resumes received from unapproved agencies are deemed unsolicited and Ovintiv will not be obligated to pay a fee.

Fraudulent Job Offers and Postings

There have been recent incidents with organizations falsely pretending to recruit on behalf of Ovintiv, Encana or Newfield, or by people claiming to work for Ovintiv, Encana or Newfield. These unauthorized organizations and individuals use the Ovintiv, Encana and Newfield names and logos in emails, on forms and in job postings in an attempt to solicit up-front fees from interested job seekers. Please note these communications or job postings are fraudulent.

They do not come from Ovintiv, Encana or Newfield, and are not associated with the Company’s recruitment processes. Ovintiv does not send out unsolicited requests for personal information. Authentic job openings will always be posted on the Ovintiv.com/Careers site. Ovintiv never requires applicants to submit money to Ovintiv or outside recruiters in order to pay for travel, immigration or other expenses. Ovintiv emails always end in “@ovintiv.com” and Encana emails should always end in “@encana.com.” Any email using “Ovintiv” or “Encana” in a different format is not authentic. Any correspondence or email using Newfield in any format is not legitimate.

Why work at Encana
Why work at Encana
Why work at Encana
Why work at Encana
Why work at Encana
Why work at Encana

Your Career: Go Further, Faster

There are no passengers at Ovintiv. Every person on our team is expected to share ideas and make a meaningful contribution to the company’s success.

Whether you are new or a seasoned professional, our talented workforce is the reason we’ve built a reputation for delivering industry-changing advancements, technologies and results.

As a skilled professional, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with coworkers on every level, and in an environment that encourages the sharing and scaling of new ideas quickly across our multi-basin portfolio.

Experienced and New Hires

Recruiting, developing and retaining our workforce is vital to our future success. Industry’s move into resource plays has created an even greater demand for people with engineering, geotechnical, land, operations and commercial skills, placing additional strain on field personnel and oilfield services.

We have a history of hiring top industry talent and are committed to retaining our hardworking and dedicated people who are interested in contributing to our growth and future success. We offer competitive compensation packages reflective of individual performance.

We also provide personal development plans and technical and leadership career paths. Development opportunities include: general business and technical training, leadership development and online learning programs.

Financial Awards: We Pay for Performance

Our compensation philosophy is anchored in the belief that you should get rewarded for your individual contributions and share in the company’s success.

Specifically, this includes:

  • A market-competitive base salary that reflects the scope of your responsibilities, your experience and your performance.
  • An annual bonus program that takes into account both achievement of your goals and the company’s scorecard.
  • Providing an ownership stake in the company through our long-term incentive program (eligibility varies based on position).
  • Offering a variety of additional programs including an annual allowance, wellbeing programs, career development / progression, training programs and more.
  • Delivering a valuable benefits program including medical, dental, a variety of value-added insurance benefits and programs, flexible spending accounts and retirement savings plans with an eight % of base salary company contribution plus additional company matching of employee contributions, and other post-retirement benefits.

Why work at Encana

Benefits and Insurance

We offer competitive medical and dental benefits as well as life, disability and other insurance coverage you can customize to meet your personal needs. Our programs also include wellness and employee and family assistance programs.

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Community Support

We all like to give back to our community. At Ovintiv, you can double your impact with a 100% company match of all employee donations up to $25,000. We also offer a year-round volunteer program to encourage employees to organize activities with their peers—finding ways to give back to the community where they live with their time and energy.

Vacation and Other Time Off

We provide a competitive vacation program along with the first and third Friday of every month off to give you extra personal time to spend with your family, enjoy the outdoors and activities within your communities, volunteer at your child’s school or other opportunities or run errands (eligibility varies on location and position).