Recruitment posting

Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council

Competition #: 819
Ministry : Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction
Opening Date : 2024/05/29
closing Date : 2024/06/26
Role : Public Member

It is recognized in Alberta as a fundamental principle and as a matter of public policy that all persons are equal. Diversity and inclusion are valued and supported on the boards of Alberta's public agencies

Role Required

The Minister of Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction is seeking applications from Albertans interested in serving as public members for the Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC).

The AMVIC office is located in Edmonton. Board meetings occur virtually, with approximately two meetings per year held in person at a location determined by the Board.
About the Agency

AMVIC was established in 1999 and is delegated the responsibility for the regulation of the automotive business industry under the Consumer Protection Act.

AMVIC is responsible for maintaining a mandatory licensing program for automotive businesses and a registration program for automotive business salespersons, educating industry on regulatory compliance, informing consumers of their rights and enforcing consumer protection laws.

The Board composition includes public members appointed by the Minister and industry members appointed by Industry Associations.

Role Description

As a public member of the AMVIC Board, you will represent the public interest, while working as part of a team, to further the success of the Board and contribute to the overall leadership and strategic direction of the organization.

Board members contribute to:

  • establishing the policies that guide the Board in the fulfilment of its mandate;
  • participating in the development of the business plan, goals, and priorities of AMVIC;
  • overseeing the governance of AMVIC and job performance of the CEO of AMVIC;
  • establishing formal and informal educational programs for industry and consumers in relation to the automotive business industry; and
  • approving the Board’s budget to ensure financial resources are allocated in a manner consistent with the Board’s business plan, goals and priorities.

There are up to two public member positions available.

The public member is appointed for a term of up to three years and may be eligible for reappointment for one or more additional terms of up to three years, to a maximum of six consecutive years. Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction recognizes the importance of reflecting the diversity of Alberta in the composition of boards and welcomes candidates with varied backgrounds, careers, and community leadership experience. If needed, training can be made available to support the successful candidate’s development.

Skills and Experience Required

The ideal candidates will have demonstrated the following:

  • Experience with administrative law, financial management, or regulatory board in another sector is required.
  • Experience with one or more of the following will be considered an asset but are not required:
    •  A record of community involvement and/or volunteerism for charities, community support organizations, boards, councils, or similar organizations;
    •  Awareness and understanding of issues impacting the motor vehicle industry;
    •  Knowledge of regulatory principles, which may include interpreting and applying legislation, setting and enforcing standards of conduct; or an understanding of the legal dimensions of organizational issues;
    •  Working with board structure and/or governance processes;
    •  Proven critical thinking, problem solving, strategic decision-making, policy analysis; risk management and enterprise leadership, public policy, and conflict resolution skills;
    •  Written and verbal communication; and
    •  Teamwork.
To be eligible for appointment a candidate must:
  • be a resident of Alberta;
  • not be an owner, director, or employee of an AMVIC licensee; and
  • not have an immediate family member who is an owner, director, or employee of an AMVIC licensee

Final candidates will be asked to undergo a comprehensive background check, disclosure, and conflict of interest screening.
Remuneration and Time Commitment

Members of the Board receive honorariums for conducting board business and attending authorized committee meetings.

Board Members are eligible for reimbursement of expenses in accordance with the Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expenses Policy.

There are approximately six to eight meetings per year; may have an additional strategic planning day. Additional time commitments may result from committee work. Board meetings may be conducted virtually or in person.

Position Profile
Additional Documentation

In addition to your cover letter and resume, we require a biography. Click HERE to download the biography form.

Once the forms are completed, save them to your PC. When you click on submit application, you will be prompted to upload additional documents. Drag and drop or upload your completed biography form and others requested into the ‘Drop files below or click to upload’ section.

Contact Information

Executive Search, Alberta Public Service Commission

Phone: 780-408-8460


How To Apply

Carefully read the Recruitment Posting and the Position Profile to ensure this is an appropriate opportunity for you. Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements.

Online applications are preferred. To apply, click on the 'apply' button, create or sign into your account in the ePAAS system; upload your resume, view the listing under Current Opportunities and click on 'submit application'. The uploaded resume will be automatically attached.

Provide a short 4 line biography using the Biography template found under additional documents section. Your biography should include your name, current work experience, board/committee experience and relevant education. Please note that biographies may be edited for length and clarity.

Once your biography and other required form(s) are completed, save it to your PC. When you hit 'submit application', you will be prompted to upload additional documents. Drag and drop (or upload) your completed cover letter, biography and other form(s) into the 'Drop files below or click to upload' section before clicking the 'apply' button.

If you are unable to apply online, please submit a cover letter and resume, quoting the recruitment posting competition number, to the contact provided on the posting. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to assess which candidates' qualifications most closely match the agency's requirements. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted to advance to the next step in the appointment process. You can check the status of each competition on-line at

The personal information in ePAAS is collected pursuant to section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The information will be used to administer and manage recruitment for current and future public agency appointment opportunities. Questions regarding the collection, use, or disclosure of this information, may be directed to the Public Agency Secretariat, Public Service Commission, 3rd Floor, Peace Hills Trust Tower, 10011 109 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3S8 or by calling 780-644-3060. Applicants will be required to identify any real or perceived conflicts of interest and may be required to undergo additional screening.

Please Note: Successful applicants will have the following information about them made publicly available on the Public Agency Secretariat Website: name, biography, public agency, and position title.

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