Government of Alberta Vehicle Safety Investigator Full Time in Red Deer, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Red Deer AB CA

Vehicle Safety Investigator
Red Deer, AB

This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies within the Government of Alberta. In addition to strong oral and written communication skills,…


Open competition

Closing Date

February 8, 2015


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Transportation plays a key role in moving goods and people across Alberta. Through monitoring and enforcing safety standards, Alberta Transportation aims to keep the province’s highways safe for all road users. In order to maintain a safe highway system Alberta Transportation inspects and monitors commercial carriers for safety compliance and for the protection of our highway infrastructure.

Reporting to the Manager of Investigations, the Vehicle Safety Investigator provides technical assistance to licensed facilities and technicians. You will investigate vehicle inspection complaints generated from vehicle owners, industry and law enforcement agencies. With your comprehensive knowledge of vehicle systems and related vehicle safety standards and legislation you will ensure that vehicle inspections are being performed appropriately by private sector inspection facilities and technicians. You will also participate in the performance of compliance visits of facilities, on department committees and special projects, and in aiding and educating the general public. In addition to strong oral and written communication skills, you must be familiar with office and computer applications.


A Journeyman Certificate as an Auto Body Technician and one of the following additional qualifications is required: a Journeyman Certificate in another related trade (Automotive Service Technician, Heavy Equipment Technician, Motorcycle Mechanic) with at least 2 years of related experience; or a related law enforcement diploma and 2 years law enforcement experience; or at least 4 years in a law enforcement position. Candidates with lesser qualifications and experience may be considered at a lower classification level and salary.


$2,868.31 to $3,257.51 bi-weekly ($74,862 to $85,021 annually)


Candidates must be eligible for a Peace Officer Appointment and will be asked to undergo a security screening. You must hold a valid driver’s license. This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies within the Government of Alberta.

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.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Human Resources, Alberta Transportation, 3 Floor, 6950 – 113 Street, Edmonton, AB T6H 5V7 Fax: (780) 422-5138.

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://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement

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 Chris Churchill at (780) 427-8312.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Red Deer, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25
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