Careers at APEGA
Want to be part of a team that makes a difference? Come be part of the change.
Since 1920, APEGA has been regulating the practices of engineering and geoscience to serve the public interest in Alberta.
We are looking for energetic people who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging environment. You are committed to serving the community with integrity, accountability, and innovation, and capable of delivering exceptional service. If you reflect these values, have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make a difference through your work, and are passionate about acting in the best interest of public safety – then come be a part of our diverse and inclusive team!
Together we can help shape the present and future practices of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.
Location: Edmonton or Calgary
Reporting to the Supervisor, Applications Administrator, the Applications Administrator will provide knowledge and support throughout the application process and will be responsible for processing applications for membership with APEGA.
The Applications Administrator will display a strong commitment to exceptional and timely customer service to applicants during the application process and will oversee the applicant through to membership.
Reporting to the Director - Business Performance, the Business Performance Coordinator, is responsible for leading the planning, organizing, and coordination of various Corporate Services programs. The Business Performance Coordinator works collaboratively across the organization at all levels from Administrative to Executive, to enable effective and efficient implementation and execution of key operational processes and programs. These programs include corporate scheduling (the Annual Cycle and the Master Calendar), Records Management, Privacy, the Business Process Management System (Compass), Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and the Project Management Office (PMO).
As a result of cross-organizational engagement, this role identifies and makes recommendations for process improvements and change initiatives for APEGA leadership consideration, including identifying gaps and risks. This role will also lead business improvement projects at the direction of the Director. Day to day, this role is self-directed and is responsible to the Director for program outcomes and deliverables.
Reporting to the Digital Content Strategy Manager, the Content Creator works as a member of the communication team to create content to be leveraged across digital communication and marketing channels that engages the membership and enhances the public’s understanding of APEGA’s purpose and its value as a self-regulatory body for the engineering and geoscience professions in Alberta.
The Content Creator is responsible for creating compelling content that is relevant to APEGA’s membership. This position supports the digital content strategy set out by the Director, Communications and managed by the Digital Content Strategy Manager to strengthen APEGA’s external profile, build its brand and key relationships, and ensure information is delivered to members and stakeholders in an engaging, timely, and informative manner. Digital content initiatives include website copy, short/medium/long-form articles, blog posts, social media content, video scripts, speeches—content and information programs that are developed and delivered to members and public stakeholders that are intended to inform and engage. Additional tasks handled by the Content Creator may include assisting in analyzing metrics and collaborating across departments in order to execute brand initiatives.
Reporting to the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Manager, this position is responsible for the following:
- maintaining and enforcing APEGA’s mandatory CPD Program and when necessary coordinating any revision process to update the Program
- maintaining and enforcing APEGA’s Good Standing Policy and Processes with respect to CPD.
- Maintaining and enforcing APEGA’s Licensure Administration Policies and Processes when applied to Reinstatements, Resumptions and Annual Declaration submissions.
- providing completed individual practice review reports with recommendations to the Practice Review Board (PRB) for final decision
- developing, delivering, and maintaining the content of professional practice seminars related to the Continuing Professional Development Program and practice standards related to individual professional practice
- advising the Director, Professional Practice and Executive Leadership of professional practice trends that require action or attention
- supporting other regulatory functions such as legislative interpretation and implementation, licensing, investigations, or enforcement in issues related to the assessment of professional conduct and skilled practice of licensed professionals
In addition, the CPD Practice Advisor is a "subject matter expert" on the practice of engineering and geoscience within Alberta and nationally, providing support to the Director, Professional Practice, the Practice Review Board (PRB) and its subcommittees to provide updates and professional practice expertise and advice as required.
Reporting to the Senior Advisor & Director, Council Relations, the Executive Assistant to Council is responsible for stewarding the year-long Council cycle and for providing administrative support to the 19 members of APEGA's Council and support to the Senior Advisor & Director, Council Relations on a regular basis throughout the Cycle. The position is accountable for coordinating the activities of Council and its Committees throughout the year, which includes meeting management within the requirements of Roberts Rules, coordination of the AGM, meeting and travel logistics coordination, records management, tracking and following up on commitments and actions, addressing internal and external inquiries on a timely basis.
This position also provides back-up administrative support to Council Relations Coordinator and the Executive Assistant to the Registrar & CEO (RCEO).
Reporting to the Director, Investigations, the Investigator is responsible to lead the investigation of complaints made against APEGA members and permit holders alleging unprofessional conduct or unskilled practice in contravention of the EGP Act and Regulations. This includes providing expert advice and support to the Investigation Panels and the Investigative Committee who are the final decision-making body for dealing with complaints against members and permit holders. The investigator will keep the Investigation Panel on course through the investigation process, remain unbiased and always be ready to protect the interest of all in an objective manner.
The Investigator plays a leadership role in supporting the volunteer APEGA Investigation Panels and Investigative Committee by providing investigative skill including recommending investigative strategies, coordinating and conducting interviews, gathering evidence and drafting reports to be relied upon by the Investigation Panel in making recommendations to the Investigative Committee.
The role also provides leadership and guidance to the public who are engaged in the complaint process.
Reporting to the IT Applications Manager the IT Quality Assurance Analyst, provides testing services for new and changed applications to ensure APEGA applications are meeting the intended purpose and are working as intended.
This position is for an experienced and skilled IT Professional who will work on our Applications team which manages a diverse environment of commercial software, databases and custom code. The Quality Assurance Analyst ensures IT development and enhancement projects result in secure, reliable IT Services to enable and achieve business priorities.
Location: EdmontonReporting to the Marketing & Sponsorships Manager, the Marketing & Communications Specialist develops and implements APEGA’s marketing and communication activities for internal and external clients to achieve APEGA's strategic and business goals. This involves building relationships and developing marketing and communications plans and programs to maintain and enhance APEGA's reputation and brand as regulator of the professions.
How to Apply
Unless stated otherwise on the job listing, submit your cover letter with salary expectations, and resume as one pdf document (Name your file: LastName_FirstName.pdf) to Human Resources at [email protected]. Clearly indicate the competition number in your application.
If you are applying for multiple positions, send a separate submission for each competition, each with a clearly indicated competition number.
Successful candidates must complete a security screening as a condition of employment.
Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Total Rewards Package
APEGA created the Total Rewards Package with your well-being in mind. Along with competitive compensation, you have access to benefits that encourage personal and professional development, support work-life balance, and meet the needs of you and your family.
- Competitive compensation package
- Extended health and dental care benefits
- Defined contribution pension plan
- Professional and personal development opportunities
- Personal health and wellness allowance
- Employee and family assistance program
- Life insurance and disability coverage
- Subsidized public transportation passes
- Personal leave days
- Vacation package
- Flexible work arrangements
- December holiday office closure
- Employee referral program
- Maternity and parental leave program
- Long-service award program
- Community involvement – United Way Campaign partner
- Access to APEGA Member benefits
- Modern and diverse work environment
- On-site and off-site social events
- Located downtown near events, festivals, and restaurants