Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a new program in Alberta Energy? The Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP) is administered by the Alberta Department of Energy and provides funding in the form of grant payments to the oil field services sector to abandon, and/or reclaim upstream oil and gas infrastructure. The program objectives are to increase employment in this sector, while also decreasing the environmental liability associated with oil and gas development.
The primary responsibility of this position is to evaluate SRP applications submitted to the Department of Energy under the government's new Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP). This includes assessing new applications for eligibility under the SRP Program rules, and approved applications for compliance as per the existing rules at the time of submission.
In support of the SRP, this position will utilize business processes and systems to assess applications in accordance with the requirements of each program period, while maintaining due diligence standards. The Reviewer will utilize workflows and processes implemented by the Group Lead to ensure that all application-processing tasks meet program rules, schedules, as well as the GoA's auditability and due diligence standards. The position requires knowledge of program rules and attention to detail to ensure workflow processes are followed and optimized, important data is managed appropriately and key milestones are achieved.
The position will process applications in each program period to assess eligibility for grant funding in accordance with the respective eligibility criteria while maintaining conformance with the Department's established rules and requirements. This position will work with and report to the SRP Applications Group Lead and Program management in order to ensure that the applications are processed in a standardized manner and all interpretations are consistent with the Department's legal guidelines and Program Management objectives. The Reviewer will be responsible for managing personal schedules and workload requirements, in order to ensure that major applications review and quality assurance/control milestones are achieved.
University graduation in geology, engineering, law, commerce or accounting, plus two (2) years of progressively related experience is required.
A demonstrated understanding of contract law and invoicing/accounting practices is required. Demonstrated experience with reviewing, assessing, and processing contracts and/or funding applications against set eligibility criteria is required. Proven understanding or demonstration of project management principles and usage of appropriate related tools is required. Demonstrated knowledge of the oil and gas industry, and associated terminology is required.
Demonstrated experience or understanding of the environmental remediation/reclamation industry and associated terminology will be strong assets for this position.
Demonstrated skills with MS Office tools, particularly with Excel and SharePoint is required.
Equivalencies will be considered.
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: APS Competency Model
Essential competencies for this role include:
- Systems Thinking: Ability to assess complex problems and issues and prepare strategies and solutions in response.
- Develop Networks: Proactively building networks, connecting, and building trust in relationships with different stakeholders.
- Creative Problem Solving: Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
- Agility: Ability to accept and respond quickly to change.
Please ensure you reference concrete examples in your cover letter that you expand upon in your resume, of how you have demonstrated these competencies in the past.
$2,613.91 - $3,428.61 ($68,223- $89,486 /annually)
This position works out of the Petroleum Plaza NT, 9945 -108 Street, Edmonton AB, T5K 2G6
Hours of Work:
This is a two-year temporary employment opportunity.
What we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Employees/DocList122.cfm
- Pension plan: https://www.pspp.ca/page/pspp-home
- Health Spending Account: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/?file=benefits/healthspendingacct/overview&cf=2
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance.
How to Apply
To apply online, users will be required to have an online account: https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file using the following suggested naming convention: Lastname,Firstname_JobIDXXXXXXX
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume in one file (.pdf or .doc), quoting the Job ID 1057737, to Elena Lazar at Elena.Lazar@gov.ab.ca When emailing, please describe in details the technical errors you are encountering, so we can better assist you in fixing the issue.
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements.
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)
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
Tips for Applicants:
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 Elena Lazar at e-mail: Elena.Lazar@gov.ab.ca
If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.