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 individuals who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging environment. You need to be committed to serving the community with integrity, accountability, and innovation, and have a desire to deliver 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 team!
Together we can help shape the present and future practices of professional engineers and geoscientists of Alberta.
Location: EdmontonReporting to the Director, Outreach & Product Services, the Administrative Assistant, Outreach & Product Services is responsible for providing day-to-day administrative support to the Director, Outreach & Product Services. This includes managing the Director’s inbox, calendar and travel schedule, meeting management, verify and complete expense reports, records management, tracking and following up on departmental work and project statuses and receiving and addressing internal and external inquiries to maintain open lines of communication for the Outreach & Product Services Department.
Reporting to the Director, Regulatory Affairs, the Administrative Assistant, Regulatory Affairs is responsible for providing day-to-day administrative support to the Director, Regulatory Affairs and coordination for APEGA boards and committees. This includes board/committee meeting management, records management, tracking and following-up on departmental work and project statuses and receiving and addressing internal and external inquiries to maintain open lines of communication for the Regulatory Affairs department.
This position also provides secondary administrative support to the Regulatory Affairs department, the Director, Legislative Review & Government Relations, and the Senior Advisor, Legislation & Regulatory Affairs.
The Application Developer creates new Information Technology (IT) applications; enhances existing applications; and provides support and bug fixes for applications. The successful candidate in this role will report to the IT Applications Manager.
Reporting to the Chief Membership Services Officer, the Director, Communications is responsible for the development and oversight of strategic communications that align with, support, and clearly deliver on APEGA’s strategic priorities and operational plan.
This position is responsible for leading a team of communications professionals that is focused on effectively communicating relevant and valuable information to members, permit holders, external stakeholders, and staff. The Director, Communications must consistently demonstrate a high standard of excellence for communications, outreach, and stakeholder relations, and ensure that organizational messages are coordinated, strategically positioned, and effectively communicated to advance APEGA’s regulatory and member-focused objectives. This position is responsible for APEGA’s brand and reputation management across all communication channels and building awareness (with members, and internal and external stakeholders) of APEGA, its role as a professional regulatory body, and of the engineering and geoscience professions in Alberta.
The Director, Communications aims to understand key initiatives and communications needs, identify issues and priorities, develop communications strategies, manage and mitigate issues, implement innovative communications solutions, and support APEGA’s overall organizational and strategic objectives. This position also provides direction on social media strategy, media relations, government relations, crisis communications, sponsorship, marketing, advertising, and APEGA publications, including member publications and the annual report.
The functions of this position require regular communication and collaboration with multiple internal and external stakeholders at all levels across APEGA, including but not limited to the executive team, Council, directors and managers, communications staff, other staff, government officials, members, permit holders, and media.
Reporting to the Registrar & CEO (RCEO), the Executive Assistant to the RCEO is responsible for the organization and day-to-day running of the RCEO office while providing executive support in a one-on-one working relationship with the RCEO. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the RCEO. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the Executive Leadership Team and other staff, using experience and judgement to discern time sensitivity, confidentiality and urgency of requests.
The Executive Assistant serves as a gate-keeper to the RCEO and performs whatever tasks possible to free the RCEO’s time, while escalating matters appropriately as needed. Day-to-day administrative support to the RCEO includes meeting and records management, tracking and following up on departmental work and project statuses and receiving and addressing internal and external inquiries to maintain open lines of communication for the Registrar & CEO Department.
The Professional Development Coordinator (Regulatory Emphasis) reports to the PD Officer and works as part of APEGA’s Career Services team to support the PD portfolio – specifically working with Regulatory on practice standards-related CPD and other relevant PD needs. This position primarily supports current and future Regulatory CPD delivery as well as the annual PD Conference. This role acts as a liaison to Regulatory to determine upcoming CPD needs and supporting the Regulatory PD delivery and maintenance process. This role also specializes in e-Learning and generates in person, online and virtual learning resources and opportunities for Members to integrate learning modules and courses with an LMS system.
One of the priorities for Career Services is to increase the quantity and quality of Professional development opportunities for members and permit holders, while supporting APEGA’s strategic plan. More specifically, this position will support the development and maintenance of in person and online learning resources, adult education support for staff and presenters and will enable the current PD program to grow in quality and quantity in response to Member needs, along with the anticipated increased scope of work and impact of Bill 11.
Responsibilities of this position include establishing successful Regulatory PD opportunities through online learning opportunities and more. This position will support the PD Officer in initiating, executing, and overseeing online learning programs related to the Regulatory division, while also supporting Career Services’ PD portfolio initiatives, as needed.
Reporting to the Professional Practice Standards Manager, the Professional Practice Standards Advisor is responsible to develop, maintain, and revise APEGA’s professional practice standards, guidelines, and bulletins.
As a professional practice ambassador of APEGA, the incumbent is a principal advisor to all stakeholders - the Public, Licensed Professionals, and Permit Holders. Focused on ensuring the public interest is protected, and that APEGA earns and maintains the confidence of its membership and the public, the Professional Practice Standards Advisor assists Staff, APEGA Statutory Boards and Committees, and Council to exercise self-regulation by providing guidance and advice on practice standards, guidelines, and bulletins, as well as the practice standards development process.
In addition, the Professional Practice Standards 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, and to the Practice Standards Subcommittee (PSSC) and its panels, to provide updates and professional practice expertise and advice as required.
Reporting to the IT Operations Manager, the Systems Administrator's role is to ensure the stable operation of APEGA's computing environment. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network, off-the-shelf software, and hardware used to provide APEGA’s technology environment. This position will also analyze and resolve end user hardware and software computer problems in a timely and accurate fashion and provide end user training where required. Cybersecurity is considered at all times, including keeping computers and network current and system access maintained and monitored.
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