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.
Reporting to the Director, Investigations, the Administrative Assistant, Investigations, is responsible for providing day-to-day administrative support to the Director, Investigations, the APEGA Investigative Committee, and secondary administrative support to the Investigations team. This includes the management of multiple calendars, maintaining the case filing system, drafting communications including letters and forms of official correspondence along with committee meeting management. Minimal travel to Calgary (2-3 times/year). This position also plays a key role in facilitating key internal and external stakeholder relationships.
Reporting 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 boards and committee supported by Regulatory Affairs. 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, Legislative Review & Regulatory Affairs.
Reporting to the Manager, Digital Content Strategy, the Content Writer 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.
This position supports the digital content strategy set out by the Director, Communications, and managed by the Manager, Digital Content Strategy, 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.
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. Cyber-security is considered at all times, including keeping computers and network current and system access maintained.
Reporting to the Director, Communications, the Digital Content Strategy Manager works with the Director and the Communications team to provide content direction and oversight of branded and editorial content to be leveraged across digital marketing and communication channels to engage the membership and enhance 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 Digital Content Strategy Manager is responsible for spotting trends and technologies that play roles in members’ lives and delivering compelling content in this regard. The position leads the development of a digital content strategy and related operational activities for APEGA to strengthen its 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, white papers, magazine and newsletter articles, blog posts, videos, social media content, news releases, and product/service descriptions—content and information programs that are developed and delivered to members and public stakeholders that are intended to inform and engage.
The Digital Content Strategy Manager will focus on crafting and implementing a digital content strategy that will build awareness and engagement around APEGA’s value and impact across the province while responding to members’ needs. Determining key indicators to analyze campaign performance metrics to measure progress and identify improvement areas is an important requirement for this role to help shape APEGA’s emerging brand presence.
This position has reporting to it a team of four: Writer & Editor, Digital Content Specialist, Social Media Specialist, and Content Writer.
Reporting to the Deputy Registrar & Chief Regulatory Officer (CRO), the Director, Professional Practice is responsible for the strategic leadership and direction of the professional practice function within APEGA which is currently in its infancy in terms of program development and execution.
This position is responsible for the oversight, planning and execution of the process of establishing, educating, enforcing and advising on standards of ethical and competent practice for the professions of engineering and geoscience across the province of Alberta. This includes effective and credible administration and enforcement of APEGA's practice standards, guidelines, continuing professional development (CPD) program requirements and individual and corporate practice review standards and processes. Also acts as the APEGA subject matter expert for the development of regulatory CPD materials.
The Director, Professional Practice ensures the day to day operations of the department allow APEGA to ensure members and permit holders fulfill their statutory obligations in accordance with the Engineering and Geosciences Professions (EGP) Act, the associated Regulations and Bylaws, and other related legislation. In executing this mandate the Director ensures that the department follows all applicable statues and legislation, including the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), and other policies and procedures, to provide assurance of competent and ethical practice to the Registrar and RCEO, CRO and APEGA Council and the Practice Review Board (PRB). This position provides direction and makes continuous improvements by developing standards, policies and procedures consistent with APEGA’s overall strategic direction and statutory obligations. These actions facilitate protection of the public interest through the enforcement of fair, defensible and consistent standards of practice and through education to and practice reviews of members and permit holders.
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 enrol, 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 Chief Membership Services Officer (CMSO), the Executive Assistant (EA), Chief Membership Services Officer, provides executive administrative support and acts as the main point of contact for the CMSO, including acting as the liaison for internal departments and, when applicable, external contacts. The EA is responsible for the organization and day-to-day running of the CMSO’s office while providing executive support to the CMSO.
Duties include meeting management, tracking and following up on departmental work and project status. The Executive Assistant is able to work independently, address complex, high-stress situations with composure, tact and diplomacy, and handle confidential matters with discretion. The Executive Assistant to the CMSO recognizes and understands the Membership Services division’s operations, procedures, strategic direction and priorities, and stakeholders.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Office & Facilities Services, the Facilities Administrator contributes to the efficient and professional management of the APEGA office by being the main contact for APEGA's meeting rooms. This includes being responsible for scheduling and assisting for in-house activities, including booking, set up and take down, catering, cleanliness, A/V needs, registration, etc. The Facilities Administrator will also be responsible for maintaining the meeting rooms and kitchen facilities, ordering supplies and ensuring organization and adequate inventory, and providing fist-level support for property management inquiries and concerns.
Reporting to the Professional Development Officer, the Professional Development Coordinator works as part of APEGA’s Career Services team to support the Professional Development (PD) portfolio – specifically working with Regulatory on practice standards-related CPD. This position 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 process. This role also specializes in e-Learning and generates online learning resources and opportunities for Members through an LMS system.
One of the priorities for Career Services is to increase the quantity and quality of career and employment related resources for members and permit holders as outlined in Career Services’ business plan in support of APEGA’s strategic plan. More specifically, this position will support the development and maintenance of 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 deemed suitable.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Office and Facilities Services, the Receptionist role provides superior customer service by serving as the first point of contact for all visitors to APEGA's Calgary office. Contributing to the efficient and professional management of APEGA, this position directs or re-directs callers and visitors to ensure prompt, courteous, and accurate service, maintains security documents and protocols, and provides general office administration support. This role provides back up to Edmonton Reception, Office and Facilities Services Administrator, and the Calgary Facilities Administrator, as needed.
Reporting to the IT Operations Manager, the Systems Administrator ensures 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.
Reporting to the IT Applications Manager, the Systems Analyst is role is to ensure the secure, stable, and reliable operation of all IT Applications in use at APEGA. This position is responsible for both technical assistance and support, along with business needs analysis and collaboration with business leaders to prioritize IT Application changes.
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