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.
Due to the widespread implications of COVID-19 and in following recommendations from the provincial government and health officials, the APEGA offices in Calgary and Edmonton are closed to the public. Staff are working remotely as we continue to closely monitor the evolving situation. We support the health and safety of employees and members.
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.
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, Outreach & Product Services, the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Coordinator is responsible for facilitating the successful completion of APEGA’s grant projects and APEGA’s overall equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. This position will plan, coordinate, and host consultations and meetings with stakeholders across Alberta, ensure timely delivery of all key outcomes, and coordinate the creation of final reports and documents for publication.
Other duties include, but are not limited to, preparing metrics reports utilizing statistics, and identifying trends, schedule, set up, prepare for the monthly Women in APEGA Advisory group meetings, research standards, best practices, reports, and scientific studies relevant to the undertaken initiatives, and creating resources such as presentations, training, webinars, and guidelines.
Reporting to the Admissions Manager, the Engineer, Admissions provides recommendations on applications for enrolment, registration or reinstatement. The role serves to ensure that public interests are met by confirming that applicants have met the qualifications for membership according to legislation and Board of Examiners (BOE) policy.
This role acts as a subject matter expert on registration matters and reviews recommendations to enroll, defer or refuse made by APEGA staff and/or members of the BOE. As a subject matter expert, the role will ensure that the BOE’s final considerations on applications are consistent with legislation, policy and upholding the public’s interests.
Reporting to the Director, Finance, the General Accountant is responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of finance and accounting services including reporting, analysis, monitoring controls and performance and developing policies and procedures in accordance with applicable accounting standards, legislation, regulations and best practices. This includes monthly/quarterly and annual reporting, supporting budgeting and forecasting, developing and enforcing policies and procedures, and supporting the Finance department in the achievement of the objectives and delivery of finance services.
Reporting to the Marketing & Communications 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.
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.
Reporting to the Director, Business Performance, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for setting up and managing complex/higher-risk strategic projects having the potential to impact multiple different stakeholder groups.
The Senior Project Manager is also responsible for providing guidance and consultation to staff on project management best practices. This position also assists in leading, launching, and maintaining APEGA’s project management office to ensure the portfolio of strategic projects has oversight.
Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager, as the Social Media Specialist, you are our in-house social media expert and will help shape and execute APEGA’s communications strategy.
Using your expert knowledge of social media platforms, you’ll work closely with other members of the Communications team to develop content that supports communication plans and ensure we effectively leverage our social media channels to increase brand awareness and engagement with members, permit holders, and other stakeholders, including the public. You’ll also bring your creativity to bear on creating and adjusting graphics and images for optimal social media performance, sharing insights and trends with the team to continually improve campaigns.
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