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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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Assistant Director, Regulatory Operations – Full-time, Permanent – External Application Process

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Director of Regulatory Operations, the Assistant Director, Regulatory Operations is an important position in APEGA’s regulatory and governance framework. The role is a key contributor to both the day-to-day operations of APEGA’s regulatory processes as well as regulatory policy formation processes at both provincial and national levels.

Assistant Director, Regulatory Operations Position Description

To apply for this position, or for more information

Please contact Elizabeth Hurley, Partner, or Samantha Chiu, Search Associate

Davies Park
1505 Scotia 2
10060 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 3R8

Phone: 780-420-9900
Email:Edmonton@daviespark.com

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Communications Team Lead – Full-time, Permanent – Competition #17-06

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Communications, the Communications Team Lead enables internal clients to achieve APEGA’s strategic and business goals through efficient and effective communication primarily with external audiences.

This non-management, supervisory position is the contact point for the Communications Coordinators team and 50 per cent of the Graphics Technician duties. This person must proactively ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration. This person will also provide support and coverage for the Deputy Director of Communications.

Communications Team Lead Position Description

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Compliance Investigator – Full-time, Permanent – Competition #17-01

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Director of Enforcement & Permits, the Compliance Investigator ensures that everyone engaged in the reserved practices of professional engineering and geoscience or using titles or words reserved exclusively for APEGA Members are appropriately licensed.

This position will actively search for violators and potential violators, and receive complaints of the same from Members and the public. In addition, the Compliance Investigator will utilize advanced investigative techniques and problem solving skills, with exemplary communication skills to conduct investigations into practice without a license. This may involve field visits and interviews. This position will motivate voluntary compliance by informing violators and potential violators of the statutory requirements and will also support the Enforcement Review Committee and its members in their efforts to enforce compliance within their mandate.

Compliance Investigator Position Description

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Director of Stakeholder & Council Relations – Full-time, Permanent – External Application Process

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Registrar & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Director of Stakeholder & Council Relations plays a vital role in providing guidance, assistance and advice to Council and Council’s Executive Committee to ensure their mandated duties and responsibilities are carried out. This includes regular engagement and collaboration with the President, Councillors, Committee Chairs, Registrar & CEO and senior leaders.

In addition, the Director of Stakeholder & Council Relations is accountable for building and maintaining external stakeholder relationships including but not limited to government, sister associations, national bodies and other regulating professions. This individual will develop strategies to ensure APEGA’s goals, values and activities are understood and considered by government and external audiences.

Director of Stakeholder & Council Relations Position Description

To apply for this position, or for more information

Please contact Elizabeth Hurley, Partner, or Samantha Chiu, Search Associate

Davies Park
1505 Scotia 2
10060 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 3R8

Phone: 780-420-9900
Email:Edmonton@daviespark.com

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Investigator – Full-time, 12 Month Term – Competition #17-05

Reporting to the Director of Investigations, the Investigator assists with the management and coordination of the investigative process as defined in the Engineering and Geoscience Professions (EGP) Act. This position will apply practical engineering and geoscience knowledge, advanced investigative techniques, problem solving and exemplary communication skills to conduct the investigation of members in relation to alleged acts of unskilled practice or unprofessional conduct. The Investigator will work closely with the Investigative Committee (IC) to provide the necessary evidence and information that assists them with their decision making responsibilities.

Investigator Position Description

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Professional Practice Advisor – Full-time, Permanent – External Application Process

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Director of Professional Practice, the Professional Practice Advisor assures that a high quality of ethical and professional practice is maintained across the professions through administration of the following core functions:

  • Practice Standards and Guidelines
  • Practice Reviews
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

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.

Professional Practice Advisor Position Description

To apply for this position, or for more information

Please contact Elizabeth Hurley, Partner, or Samantha Chiu, Search Associate

Davies Park
1505 Scotia 2
10060 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 3R8

Phone: 780-420-9900
Email:Edmonton@daviespark.com

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Project Manager – Full-time, 2 Year Term– Competition #16-29

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Project Manager works to ensure that APEGA’s operations are working effectively and cohesively to achieve the Association’s business and strategic objectives. The Project Manager will be specifically responsible for Project Management Office operations, including the project management for the implementation of the Quality Management System for APEGA, priority projects in the business plan, and provide assistance to the Director of Operations as required. 

Project Manager Position Description

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Registrar & Chief Executive Officer — Full-time, Permanent — External Application Process

Location: Edmonton

A profession’s right to self-regulate is a privilege that must be continually earned, respected, and appreciated. On behalf of the Government of Alberta, APEGA oversees the licensing and conduct of professional practice for engineers and geoscientists in the province. In this stewardship role, you will report to the President and APEGA Council as you direct day-to-day operations in areas including Executive, Regulatory, Member Services, Communications and Corporate Services.

In this strategic and operational role, you will set a leadership example for a team of 130 Member-engaged specialists, professionals, and support staff. In addition to licensing individuals and Permit Holders, you will set practice standards in the province, maintain codes of conduct and ethics, and maintain a current register of all categories of Members. You will also actively support Members and Permit Holders in their practices with professional insights and services.

As Registrar & CEO, you will protect the public interest by limiting admission to the APEGA Professions to only those qualified, initiating investigations and disciplinary measures involving Members, Permit Holders and protected titles. You will cultivate an open, productive relationship with APEGA’s elected governing Council as you implement policy and directions. You will proudly represent the Professions with diverse stakeholders, including employees, volunteers, regulators, governments, and the community. You will oversee budgets, performance standards, and administration of the Association. Overall, you will be a relentless advocate of justice, integrity, and service.

A licensed Engineer or Geoscientist with at least 10 years of meaningful professional practice, you have some experience with self-regulation, corporate governance and legislative practices. A collaborative leader, you have inspired teams to excel and to serve with distinction. Now, with APEGA, you will have the opportunity to influence professional performance on a province-wide scale.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

Apply online at Odgers Berndtson or send your resume and cover letter in complete confidence to Amanda Bugatto amanda.bugatto@odgersberndtson.com.

Closing date: November 25, 2016

Applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt.

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Senior Systems & Network Administrator – Full-time, Permanent – Competition #17-02

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Information Technology Manager, the Senior Systems & Network Administrator works to ensure the stable operation of APEGA’s computer network. 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 were required.

Senior Systems & Network Administrator Position Description


How to Apply

Unless stated otherwise on the job listing, submit your resume and salary expectations to Human Resources at HR@apega.ca. Clearly indicate the competition number.

If you are applying for multiple positions, send a separate submission for each competition and clearly indicate the competition number. 

Successful candidates must take a security screening as a condition of employment.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Apply to HR@apega.ca

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