New Job Geologist In Alberta



Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $5,086–$7,651 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 39766

Ministry: Energy

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full-Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: March 17, 2023

Classification: Engineering and Related Level 1; Engineering and Related Level 2

About Us


The Engineer provides technical consultation and advice to the Department for resource delineation and development matters. This includes technical advice relating to PNG agreement continuations, Crown equity issues, description of undisposed Crown rights posted for leasing, EOR schemes, mineral projects, geothermal, royalty issues, land use management plans, and Indigenous & Metis mineral equity settlements.

They are responsible for the technical evaluation of O&G industry submissions to support various applications made under the Mines and Mineral Act and related regulations. The effective utilization of Crown resources and the optimization of revenues to the Crown. The work is completed by utilizing accepted geological principles and professional practices and standards.

Technical evaluation of industry submissions to ensure that resource management is being carried out according to criteria accepted by both Government and Industry. To ensure oil and gas activities are carried out in an orderly and timely fashion and that non-productive rights are returned to the provincial land bank for future disposition at public auction.

Some of the duties they are responsible for are:

  • Assess company technical data, conducts additional research and analysis to confirm/verify provided information, and determines PNG lease productivity.
  • Follows-up with company technical staff to ask clarifying questions, request additional supporting information, or to explain department requirements.
  • Make recommendations to other business areas based on technical assessment of applications made under the MMA, such as lease continuations, unitization proposals, fulfillment of offset requirements.
  • Participate on internal and external committees and groups to provide technical input and advice to department planning and policy development activities and to maintain awareness of industry trends and issues. They are to maintains technical expertise and industry awareness through industry and government networks and contacts.
  • Participate in professional association forums and gatherings to remain current with developments within the industry and within the field of Geology.
  • Meets with industry and the Alberta Energy Regulator, the Alberta Geological Survey representatives to resolve complex and/or contentious technical interpretations.
  • Organize information, discern facts from bias story-telling to reach reasonable conclusions related to well productivity, future potential or to assess impact of proposed O&G development activities.


Engineering and Related Level 1:

  • University graduation Geology, Geophysics, or Petroleum Engineering no experience is required. Eligible for in-training status with the APEGA or for membership with the AAA.

Engineering and Related Level 2:

  • University graduation Geology, Geophysics, or Petroleum Engineering, plus five years related experience; or equivalent as described below. Eligible for membership with the APEGA or AAA. Equivalency: Additional related education considered in lieu of experience on a one-for-one basis.


Engineering and Related Level 1: $2,542.84 to $3,825.37 biweekly ($66,368.12 - $99,842.15/year)

Engineering and Related Level 2: $3,044.75 to $4,215.69 biweekly ($79,467.97 - $110,029.50/year)

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.

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


This is a full-time position working 36.25 hours per week.

These positions are based in Edmonton.

Other information:

  • A cover letter outlining how your experience relates to the qualifications outlined in this job ad is required.
  • A written assessment may be used as part of the screening/selection process.
  • This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.

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  • 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
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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 or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Christie-Anne Silverthorn at [email protected]

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