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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. 

Current Opportunities

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Administrative Assistant, Regulatory Affairs – Full-time, Permanent – #18-29

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Director of Regulatory Affairs, the Administrative Assistant, Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for supporting the administration of the APEGA Appeal Board and APEGA Joint Board and Committees. This will include case filing, document management, records management, event planning for committees and board meetings, completing expense reports for volunteer and staff, compiling metrics, preparing letters and mail outs, minute taking, and agenda package preparation.

This position provides secondary administrative support to the Director of Legislative Review, Senior Advisor Legislation & Regulatory Affairs and other Regulatory Affairs team members.

Full Position Description: Administrative Assistant, Regulatory Affairs

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Professional Practice Advisor - Practice Review – Full-time, Temporary – #18-23

Location: Edmonton

This newly-created position reports to the Director of Professional Practice and works as part of the Professional Practice team. The Professional Practice Advisor (Practice Review) assists in assuring that a high quality of ethical and professional practice is maintained across the professions through administration of the Practice Review Program. 

This is supported by the following core functions: 

  • Planning and conduct of Permit Holder Practice reviews and Individual Practice Reviews 
  • Practice Standards and Guidelines Development and Refinement 

The Professional Practice portfolio provides input and assurance to APEGA’s CEO and Registrar as well as Council that the applicable expectations as set out in the Engineering and Geoscience Professions (EGP) Act and the General Regulation are being met. 

The Professional Practice portfolio is targeted for growth over the next five years as APEGA enhances its oversight of the professions through increased levels of practice reviews, enhanced practice standards and adjustments to the Practice Review program.

Full Position Description: Professional Practice Advisor - Practice Review

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Professional Practice Advisor - CPD – Full-time, Temporary – #18-22

Location: Edmonton

This newly-created position reports to the Director of Professional Practice and works as part of the Professional Practice team. The Professional Practice Advisor (CPD) assists in assuring that a high quality of ethical and professional practice is maintained across the professions through administration of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program. 

This is supported by the following core functions: 

  • Practice Standards and Guidelines Development and Refinement 
  • Individual and Permit Holder Practice Reviews 
  • Licensure Administration for changes in practice status applications

The Professional Practice portfolio provides input and assurance to APEGA’s CEO and Registrar as well as Council that the applicable expectations as set out in the Engineering and Geoscience Professions (EGP) Act and the General Regulation are being met. 

The Professional Practice portfolio is targeted for growth over the next five years as APEGA enhances its oversight of the professions through increased levels of practice reviews, enhanced practice standards and adjustments to the CPD program. 

Full Position Description: Professional Practice Advisor - CPD

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Regulatory Affairs Advisor – Full-time, Permanent – #18-31

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Director of Regulatory Affairs, the Regulatory Affairs Advisor is responsible for supporting programs and projects within the Regulatory Affairs Department, the day to day management and oversight of APEGA’s support for the APEGA/ASET Joint Boards and Committees, and leading and delivering the internal regulatory audit process for all key statutory boards' and committees' processes and procedures. This position also serves as backfill, as required, to the Assistant Director of Regulatory Affairs.

Full Position Description: Regulatory Affairs Advisor

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SWC Project Coordinator – Full-time, Temporary (3 Year Term) – #18-27

Location: Edmonton or Calgary

Reporting to the Outreach Manager, the SWC Project Coordinator is responsible for facilitating the successful completion of APEGA's Status of Women Canada (SWC) Grant project. 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 a workplace culture Guidelines/Best Practices document for publication. 

APEGA's Outreach programs provide value-added services and initiatives to attract, retain, engage, and advance individuals to the Engineering and Geoscience Professions. The SWC Project Coordinator will be involved in the planning and execution of the SWC Grant project, APEGA’s overall diversity and inclusion initiatives, and other valued Outreach services.

Full Position Description: SWC Project Coordinator (3 Year Term) 

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Volunteer Engagement Coordinator – Full-time, Permanent – #18-11

Location: Edmonton

Volunteers are integral to APEGA, with more than 2,000 volunteers needed each year. Working within the Volunteer Management department, the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator is the central person providing recruitment, coordination and administrative support to APEGA's Volunteer Program. This includes the coordination of the program's day-to-day operations, recruitment and support of selection and on-boarding of APEGA volunteers. This role provides on-going support and guidance to program applicants, staff, members and various stakeholders. The role also ensures volunteer records are maintained and updated on APEGA’s Volunteer Management System (VMS).

Full Position Description: Volunteer Engagement Coordinator 


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 HR@apega.ca. 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
  • Canada Savings Bond 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