New Job Regional Licensing Officer-Central Region In Alberta

Regional Licensing Officer-Central Region
Regional Licensing Officer-Central Region

Regional Licensing Officer-Central Region

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $4,511–$5,814 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 41579

Ministry: Children's Services

Location: Central Region

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Temporary until April 3,2024

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: April 20, 2023

Classification: Subsidiary 06B 3625 Human Services Worker 3

About Us


Central Region Children’s Services - Specialized Services unit has an opportunity for you! As the Central Region Licensing Officer, you will be responsible under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act to provide information, consultation, orientation, evaluation and monitoring to potential and existing Residential Facility placement providers such as Foster Homes, Group Homes and Residential and Secure Facilities. You will work collaboratively with contracted agency foster homes, residential care facilities and Delegated First Nations Agencies to ensure compliance under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, Residential Facilities Licensing Regulations and Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Policy.

You will be responsible to complete environmental assessments, measure facilities for capacity, monitor and inspect facilities, address non-compliance and negotiate goals and timeframes for improvement. Working with residential facilities license holders, you will recommend granting initial and renewed Residential Facility licenses. You will also be responsible for addressing and following up concerns to ensure the safety of children in government care.

The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to make sound assessments and good decision making skills. The successful candidate will possess the following attributes: an interest and ability to work closely with community partners, well-developed organization and time management skills as well as excellent written documentation and verbal communication skills. Travel is required throughout the region.

Join our team and help us build a safe, stronger tomorrow for all Albertans.


Bachelor of Social Work or Social Work Diploma with no related experience. Experience working with foster parents, group care, residential programs and multiple stakeholders is preferred. Understanding and knowledge working with Indigenous peoples and communities is an asset.

The following equivalencies maybe considered; Master of Social Work and no experience, a related university degree with one years of related experience; or a related diploma plus two years of related experience.

Note: Equivalency for professional roles related to Child Intervention: Directly related degree or diploma, successful completion of in-service or comparable training and some directly related experience.

The ideal candidates will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong critical thinking skills. Additionally, they will be required to demonstrate the skills, knowledge, abilities and competencies as outlined in the Job Profile.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:

  • Agility
  • Drive for Results
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Build Collaborative Environments
  • Develop Networks
  • Systems Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving


$2,255.61 - $2,907.15 bi-weekly ($58,871 - $75,876 annually)


This is a full time temporary position to April 3, 2024. The hours of work are Monday to Friday - 36.25 hours weekly. (Working after-hours or outside of regular business hours may be required)

Final candidates for these positions are required to undergo an academic check, reference checks, child intervention record check and a security screening.

This role requires you to have a valid Class 5 Driver's License and access to a reliable vehicle

This position can be located in any Children Services Office in Central Region, which include: Lloydminster, Wainwright, Camrose, Stettler, Drumheller, Olds, Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House, Drayton Valley, Wetaskiwin. Please specify your location of interest in your cover letter.

Other Information

For more information on the Government of Alberta hiring process, view this link:

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits plan:
  • Bargaining Unit positions – MyCHOICE
  • Pension plans:
    • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
    • Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

As per the Health Professions Act successful applicants must be registered with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) to be eligible for this position, if:
(a) they have a degree in social work from any university in North America that is accredited by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) or the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE); or
(b) they have graduated from an approved social work diploma program in Alberta; or
(c) they have, within the last five years, been a registered, certified or licensed social worker in another province or with a member of the Association of Social Work Boards. Please be prepared to provide your registration details at the time of interview.

For more information on the Government of Alberta hiring process, view this link:

What We Offer

  • Comprehensive benefits plan:
  • Management/OOE positions – 1stChoice
  • Bargaining Unit positions – MyCHOICE
  • Pension plan:
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Tips for applicants:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Dawn Bradbury at [email protected]

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check