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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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Admissions Officer – Full-time, Permanent – #18-38

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Admissions Manager, the Admissions Officer is a Professional Member of APEGA who 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 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 Board of Examiners. 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.

Full Position Description: Admissions Officer

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Centennial 2020 Project Manager (2-Year Term) – Full-time, Temporary – #18-36

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Events & Member Recognition Manager, the Centennial Project Manager will manage the proposed Centennial activities and ensure the coordination and completion of Centennial projects on time, within budget, and within scope.

Full Position Description: Centennial 2020 Project Manager (2-Year Term) 

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Director of Communications – Full-time, Temporary – #18-35

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Registrar & CEO, the Director of Communications is a key member of APEGA's Executive team, contributing to the overall planning and strategic direction of APEGA, and responsible for the development and oversight of strategic communications that align with, support, and clearly deliver on APEGA's strategic priorities and operational plan.

As the organization's most senior communications leader, 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 (including the general public), and staff. The Director of 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.

Full Position Description: Director of Communications

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Director of Human Resources – Full-time, Permanent – #18-33

Location: Edmonton

As the Director of Human Resources, you will be responsible for the strategic and operational management and leadership of human resource initiatives, programs, policies and projects that will enable APEGA to meets its strategic and operational goals and objectives.

Acting as a key advisor and business partner this role will proactively support APEGA executives, directors, and senior leaders in developing a people orientated culture through the development and delivery of a comprehensive human resource management service. This includes the development and implementation of an HR strategy, operational planning and systems, and employee programs & services.

Full Position Description: Director of Human Resources 

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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


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