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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 to the Northern Alberta Branches – Full-time, Permanent – #18-06

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Director of Outreach & Product Services, the Administrative Assistant to the Northern Alberta Branches is responsible for acting as a liaison between APEGA and the Northern Branches. This includes, but is not limited to, hosting numerous events, ensuring the smooth delivery and execution, attending Edmonton Executive Branch Meetings, reconciling finances, and liaising with the Northern Branches to develop rapport within the community, other committees, and within the APEGA membership.

Full Position Description: Administrative Assistant to the Northern Alberta Branches 

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Administrative Assistant, Regulatory Affairs – Full-time, Permanent – #18-14

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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Admissions Officer – Full-time, Permanent – #18-03

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Admissions Manager, the Admissions Officer plays a key, hands-on role in evaluating applications for membership on behalf of the Registration Executive Committee (REC) and Registration Committee (RC).

Full position description: Admissions Officer 

To apply for this opening or for more information, visit the Davies Park Executive Search website.

Davies Park Executive Search

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Compliance Analyst – Full-time, Permanent – #18-07

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Director of Enforcement, the Compliance Analyst is responsible for helping to ensure all persons and companies engaged in the reserved practices of Professional Engineering and Geoscience, holding out as able to practice, or using titles or words reserved exclusively for APEGA members are appropriately licensed or permitted to do so.

Working closely with the Assistant Director, Enforcement, this position will work with the violators, through phone, e-mail, and letter correspondence, to motivate voluntary compliance by educating them of statutory requirements and informing the steps to take to be compliant. In situations, where the violator continues to be non-compliant, the Compliance Analyst will work with the Enforcement Review Committee and legal counsel to take court action.

Full Position Description: Compliance Analyst 

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Director of Enforcement – Full-time, Permanent – #18-16

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Deputy Registrar & Chief Regulatory Officer, the Director of Enforcement is responsible for both the Compliance and Discipline portfolios. Compliance engages individuals, companies or entities that use reserved title, represent entitlement to practice or practice engineering or geoscience in the province of Alberta without an APEGA license or permit. Discipline adjudicates on matters referred from Investigation, including decisions and order follow-up.

Primary duties include portfolio oversight, ensuring fair, reasonable and efficient processes that are legally auditable; budget, resource, and performance management of a team of people; volunteer management of two statutory committees; developing processes which conform to natural justice; stakeholder engagement; key performance indicator tracking and reporting; developing and maintaining the policy, procedure, and processes for all portfolios; and representing APEGA appropriately at internal or external events.

Get more details and apply from the Davies Park website

Full Position Description: Director of Enforcement 

All applications must be received by Davies Park by May 1, 2018

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Investigator – Full-time, Permanent – #18-15

Location: Edmonton or Calgary

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 and Investigation Panels to provide the necessary evidence and information that assists them with their decision-making responsibilities.

Full Position Description: Investigator 

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Policy Analyst (Student Opportunity) – Full-time, Term – #18-10

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Policy Analyst (Student Opportunity) will be conducting research and analysis of the Engineering and Geoscience Professions (EGP) Act, Regulations, Bylaws, and internal policies to document the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of APEGA Council & Entities, Statutory Entities, and APEGA Management.

Under the guidance of the Quality Manager, this position will be responsible for creating summaries of roles, responsibilities, and authorities, including documenting findings of gaps, impacts, and considerations. This will contribute to the understanding in how pertinent legislation and policies affect the development of the COMPASS Quality Management System and its processes.

Please note, this is a Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) opportunity. As such, this opportunity is only available to those who reside and attend school in Alberta and will be returning to full-time post-secondary education no later than November 1, 2018

Full Position Description: Policy Analyst (Student Opportunity) 

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Registration Services Agent – Full-time, Temporary – #18-13

Location: Edmonton

Reporting to the Registration Services Manager, the Registration Services Agent provides superior customer service by serving as the first point of contact for applicants with any inquiries regarding licensure. This position is prepared to answer inquiries from a wide variety of methods, which includes: telephone calls, walk-ins, internet, e-mail and other social media outlets.

The Registration Services Agent is responsible for acquiring the knowledge of the entire Registration Department and being aware of all on goings within the department. This in-depth knowledge assists in the management of inquiries, detailed and lengthy application assistance, technical support and other specific related services as required.

The Registration Services Agent makes an important contribution to customer satisfaction by having the working depth of knowledge of all areas of APEGA to be able to provide prompt, efficient and courteous service to applicants.

Full Position Description: Registration Services Agent 


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