Reporting to the Senior Manager of Program Support and Logistics within the Environmental Enforcement Branch, the Enforcement Training Coordinator works closely with training units and committees to develop, oversee and maintain all conservation officer and park ranger training programs. This position provides direction to the training program and curricular support for all enforcement training, which is based on program requirements as it relates to the branch, division, departmental and external stakeholder goals and objectives. The Enforcement Training Coordinator will represent the Environmental Enforcement Branch on inter-departmental and provincial law enforcement training groups and committees.
This position will maintain a strong working relationship with managers, field officers, and all partnering agencies. In addition, the Enforcement Training Coordinator will provide an internal auditor function for training programs maintained by Environmental Enforcement Branch in conjunction with Justice and Solicitor General's Training Academy and Peace Officer Program requirements.
Manage all training programs and lead the curriculum development, redesign and ongoing maintenance for the conservation officer and park rangers training programs.
Lead and oversee the induction training program for both permanent recruits and the annual seasonal park ranger program.
Manage all provincial training initiatives for Conservation Officers and Park Rangers with respective training groups including set up, approval, budgeting and implementation and enrollment.
Implement a training records management system for both electronic and physical records.
Stay apprised of trends in enforcement training and adult education. Liaise with other enforcement agencies and training programs to utilize current best practices in their fields.
Lead the internal training auditing/program evaluation function.
Develop professional development programs for the various streams in the program including a field training /on the job (OJT) program for officers.
Provide support to Parks Enforcement Branch provincial initiatives and programs.
Other major responsibility includes supporting branch initiatives, such as hiring, standards, project and process development/refinement and any other Environmental Enforcement Branch initiatives.
For more details please visit position profile link attached below.
Required Qualification :
University degree in Education, Adult Learning/Curriculum Design, Social Sciences or a related field of study and adult education experience plus 2 years progressively responsible related experience.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills for training program documentation and also preparing briefings and information to the executive level and field personnel.
Must be willing to travel to various locations throughout the province in order to attend and evaluate training sessions.
A strong understanding and background in adult education and skills in facilitation.
Knowledge of training in conservation enforcement, police or criminal justice is an asset.
Working knowledge of the following: Provincial Parks Act/Regulations such as Gaming and Liquor Act, Traffic Safety Act, Wilderness Area, Ecological Reserves and Natural Areas Act, Federal Fisheries Act, etc.)
Equivalency 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: https://myaps.alberta.ca/Documents/Learning%20and%20Career%20Development/Learning_Competency_%20Model.pdf
Agility - Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.
Drive for Results - Knowing what outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability to each other and external stakeholders.
Build Collaborative Environments - Leads and contributes to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.
Systems Thinking - The work done within the APS is part of a larger integrated and inter-related environment. It is important to know that work done in one part of the APS impacts a variety of other groups/projects inside and outside the APS. Systems Thinking allows us to keep broader impacts and connections in mind.
Creative Problem Solving - Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
$2,613.91 to $3,428.61 /bi-weekly ($68,223 to $89,486 /annually)
This is one year temporary position which is expected to end on 30 June 2021.
Hours of work - 36.25 /per week.
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
Online applications are preferred. 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.
Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming convention of your last then first name (Smith, Joe_Resume). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
To apply online, for first time users you will be required to create a Careers Account. https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx
Information regarding Alberta Public Service Jobs: https://alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-jobs.aspx
Tips for Applicants: https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-hiring-process.aspx
Please address your cover letter to Talent Acquisition Services.
If you are unable to apply online, please contact Jane McEwen at Jane.McEwen@gov.ab.ca
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) - http://work.alberta.ca/iqas It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
Please see the attached position profile for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
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 Jane McEwen at Jane.McEwen@gov.ab.ca
If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check https://alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-jobs.aspx for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.