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. 

Please note: Due to the widespread implications of COVID-19, APEGA’s recruitment process is experiencing delays. Candidates moving forward in the selection process will be notified of next steps as soon as updates become available. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we thank you for your patience and understanding.

Current Opportunities


  • Location: Edmonton

    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.

    Full Position Description: Administrative Assistant, Regulatory Affairs

  • Location: Edmonton

    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.

    Full Position Description: Application Developer

  • Location: Edmonton

    The Business Performance Advisor is responsible for managing complex business improvement and enterprise change management projects that have the potential to impact multiple different stakeholder groups. These projects are selected during the annual business planning cycle or are the result of an approved off-cycle business need.

    Full Position Description: Business Performance Advisor

  • Location: Edmonton

    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.

    Full Position Description: Content Creator

  • Location: Edmonton

    Reporting to the IT Operations Manager, the Desktop Support is responsible for the day-to-day support of end users in the business' desktop computing environment. Responsible for providing technical assistance and support related to computer systems, hardware, or software.  This position is also responsible for the administration of Office 365, and Pulse Service Desk.  Cybersecurity is considered at all times, including keeping computers and network current and system access maintained.

    Full Position Description: Desktop Support

  • Location: Edmonton

    Reporting 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.

    Full Position Description: Marketing & Communications Specialist

  • Location: Edmonton

    Reporting to the Outreach Manager, the Outreach Coordinator is responsible for executing and ensuring the smooth delivery of APEGA's various outreach programs, services, and initiatives. This position will plan, coordinate, and host outreach events across Alberta that are consistent with the vision and mandate of APEGA.

    APEGA's Outreach programs provide value-added services and initiatives to attract, retain, engage, and advance individuals to the Engineering and Geoscience Professions. The Outreach Coordinator will be involved in the planning and execution of the K-12 Outreach program, public engagement initiatives, and other valued Outreach services.

    Full Position Description: Outreach Coordinator 

  • Location: Edmonton

    Reporting to the Professional Practice Review Manager, the Professional Practice Review Advisor is responsible for evaluating whether APEGA permit holders and their licensed professionals understand and implement appropriate control measures in their Professional Practice Management Plans to fulfill their professional and ethical obligations.

    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 Senior Advisor assists Staff, APEGA Statutory Boards and Committees, and Council to exercise self-regulation by providing guidance and advice on permit to practice issues as required.

    In addition, the Professional Practice Review 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 Committee (PSC) and its sub-committees, to provide updates and professional practice expertise and advice as required. 

    Full Position Description: Professional Practice Review Advisor

  • Location: Edmonton

    Reporting to the Professional Practice Review Manager, the Professional Practice Review Coordinator is required to assist the Practice Review Team in fulling its mandate regarding professional practice reviews of APEGA permit holders. Specifically, the Professional Practice Coordinator is responsible for coordinating practice reviews with the permit holders and supporting the Practice Review Advisors in this process.

     

    Full Position Description: Professional Practice Review Coordinator

  • Location: Edmonton

    Reporting to the Director, Examinations, working from APEGA’s Edmonton office. The Psychometrician’s core responsibilities include providing psychometric analysis, exam development, and exam administration support for all examination programs that the APEGA Examinations Department provides to licensed professionals, applicants, and other Canadian regulator applicants. The Psychometrician will utilize current examination data storage and assessment systems to conduct and support data analyses, psychometric analyses, registrant database access, item authoring, item banking, and exam delivery. The Psychometrician will work closely with the Director, Examinations to support psychometric processes and technical exam program issues as well as working closely with Examination Administrators to support exam administration tasks such as proctoring, organization of materials, registration management, and data analysis support. This role is integral to the successful development and delivery of APEGA examination programs and to the relationships with other Canadian regulators, partners/vendors, applicants and licensed professionals. This role requires a high level of diligence and attention to detail to ensure the accuracy of scoring, reporting, examination decisions and continuous improvement.

    Full Position Description: Psychometrician

  • Location: Edmonton

    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.

    Full Position Description: Systems Administrator

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. 

Benefits

  • 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

Work-Life Balance

  • Personal leave days
  • Vacation package 
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • December holiday office closure

Additional Programs

  • Employee referral program
  • Maternity and parental leave program 
  • Long-service award program
  • Community involvement – United Way Campaign partner
  • Access to APEGA Member benefits

APEGA's Environment

  • Modern and diverse work environment 
  • On-site and off-site social events
  • Located downtown near events, festivals, and restaurants