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Salary : $3,074–$3,491 a month
Location : Alberta
Job Requisition ID: 38119
Ministry: Skilled Trades and Professions
Location: Red Deer
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: March 24, 2023
Classification: Standards, Safety and Compliance 4
The Ministry of Skilled Trades and Professions delivers programs and policies to ensure Alberta remains a destination of choice for professionals and a leader in apprenticeship and trades education. The Ministry is responsible for providing apprenticeship, trade and foundational learning programs to Albertans to ensure our province has a skilled workforce to support a thriving and diverse economy.
The Ministry of Skilled Trades and Professions has an exciting opportunity and is looking for an AIT Officer to join our team!
Reporting to the area supervisors or team leads, the position is assigned an area and/or specific trades and occupations, and serves as Apprenticeship and Industry Training's primary contact with businesses, unions, industry associations, Indigenous and other distinct communities. An AIT Officer will support schools, colleges and technical institutes within that area and/or those trades and occupations.
The position provides advice and assistance to employers and employees on training and certification in designated trades and occupations, promotes apprenticeship training and careers in designated trades and occupations, and monitors the workplace for appropriate on-the-job training and compliance with the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act and regulations. You will support the work of apprenticeship industry committees, administers/invigilates exams, and provides liaison and support to the colleges/technical institutes that provide apprenticeship technical training.
In your role as a AIT Officer, you will:
- Administer the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act and regulations in the assigned area under the guidance and supervision of the AIT Officer Team lead or area supervisor.
- Respond to client inquiries concerns regarding apprenticeship training, certification in designated trades and occupations, and other matters related to the apprenticeship and industry training system, and troubleshoot issues and complaints from area clients.
- Monitor trade shops and construction sites through site visits to check for adherence to the Apprenticeship and Industry Training legislation.
- Work with employers to develop effective training programs, encouraging the provision of a broad based apprenticeship training experience.
- Monitor apprentices' progress and take appropriate steps to address non-progressing apprentices.
- Monitor apprenticeship examinations ensuring integrity and security.
- Provide appropriate supports for individuals that may require individual exam accommodations.
- Maintain a secure and accurate inventory of all examination materials assigned to an examination sitting.
- Promote the apprenticeship and industry training system to industry, business associations, trade groups, Aboriginal communities as well as other distinct communities.
- Act as a resource to instructional staff in the colleges and technical institutes that deliver apprenticeship training to provide technical and/or professional advice in their respective fields or areas of expertise.
- Conduct apprenticeship orientation sessions and class visits as required.
- Co-ordinate meetings of the local apprenticeship committees and serve as committee secretary. Recruit industry champions to participate in the Apprenticeship and Industry Training committee network.
Minimum Recruitment Standard:
Depending on the discipline:
- Journeyman (M/F) level certification and 4 years related experience at the Journeyman (M/F) level; or
- Two Journeyman (M/F) level certifications and 2 years related experience at the Journeyman (M/F) level;
- Recognized Journeyperson certificate
- Knowledge of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act legislation
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:
In this role, you will contribute to our team by demonstrating the following behavioral competencies:
- Systems Thinking - Effective leadership abilities combined with a strong commitment to operating within a team environment and the ability to motivate and inspire other to achieve common goals.
- Creative Problem Solving - Excellent analytical and decision-making skills.
- Agility - Ability to create an adaptable environment and overcome barriers through proactive and flexible approach to work.
- Drive for Results - Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others.
- Build Collaborative Environment - Strong track record in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Develop Networks - Ability to foster a climate of cooperation amongst, and build solid relationships with public agencies, government, committees and other partners.
$3,074.19 to $3,491.32 bi -weekly ($80,236 - $91,123/ year)
This is one (1) temporary, full-time position working 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
This position is based in Red Deer. We require you to attach a Cover Letter with your application explaining your qualification and suitability for this role.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies across the government of Alberta, at equal or lower classification and salary.
For more information on the Government of Alberta hiring process, view this link:
Links and information on what the GOA have to offer to prospective employees:
- Working for the Alberta Public Service –
- Comprehensive benefits plan:
- Pension plan:
- Health Spending Account:
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
- Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreements
- Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool –
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
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
Resources 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)
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 or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact at Michelle Elliott at [email protected]
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