AIT Officer

Posting Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Fort McMurray, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: AIT Officer 

Job Requisition ID: 27313

Ministry: Advanced Education

Location: Fort McMurray

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Permanent

Scope: Open

Closing Date: Open till filled

Classification: Subsidiary 04B 3625 Stds Safety and Compliance 4

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit:

Responsible for an adult learning system that provides accessible, affordable and high quality education for Albertans. The Ministry prepares Albertans for lifelong success through education by approving programs of study; funding public post-secondary institutions and other adult learning providers; providing financial aid for learners; registering and certifying apprentices; supporting academic research and innovation.
Our programs and services are driven by 3 outcomes: Adult learning opportunities are accessible and affordable for all Albertans; High-quality education, skills development and research make a positive contribution to Alberta’s economy, society, culture and environment; and the adult learning system is accountable and coordinated.
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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.  Additionally the 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, monitors the workplace for appropriate on-the-job training and compliance with the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act and regulations, supports the work of apprenticeship industry committees, administers/invigilates exams, and provides liaison and support to the colleges/technical institutes that provide apprenticeship technical training..

Responsibilities include:

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. 

  • Assist the examination institute Liaison Officer and/or Senior Officer with the coordination and invigilation of industry examinations (both theory and practical) at area colleges/technical institutes, training centres, Aboriginal communities and other locations. 
  • 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. 

Effective and proactive liaison with public/community, employers, other departments and local training institutions. 

  • 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. 
  • Partner with organizations to promote trades as a viable career option with local high school students.  
  • Respond to requests for information. 


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; or
  • Alberta Occupational Certificate and 7 years related experience; or
  • Related diploma and 4 years related experience.


  • Recognized Journeyperson certificate 
  • Knowledge of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act legislation

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:|

Critical Competencies:

Agility – Demonstrated ability to manage and adapt to change. Ability to manage human, financial and physical resources within an operating environment.
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.
Develop Self and Others – Proven ability to foster partnerships and to achieve organizational goals within an organization.
Build Collaborative Environments – 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.
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.


$ 2,793.06 –  $ 3,448.21 bi-weekly ($72,898 - $ 89,998 per year)


There is one permanent position available located in Fort McMurray. This position is 36.25 hours per week, 8:15 am – 4:30 pm Monday- Friday.


Applicants are advised to provide a cover letter summarizing information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies. 

Government of Alberta employees whose residence and work locations are in Fort McMurray or its vicinity are eligible for the Fort McMurray Allowance.  To learn more about this allowance please visit: 

Additionally, external new hires to the Government of Alberta who are recruited to positions in Fort McMurray as well as all Government of Alberta employees who currently work and reside outside of Fort McMurray and relocate are eligible for the Fort McMurray Attraction Bonus.  For more information on this attraction bonus please visit: 


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

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How To Apply

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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.

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If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.