Alberta Public Service workforce development & recognition directives

Human resource directives for Alberta Public Service employees that cover workforce development and employee recognition.

Services and information

This directive covers the temporary exchange of Alberta Public Service managers and senior professionals with other organizations.

This directive covers employee recognition programs in the Alberta Public Service.

This directive covers financial assistance for Alberta Public Service employees who participate in learning and development initiatives.

This directive covers the systems for assessing employee and organizational performance in the Alberta Public Service.

This directive covers the return service commitment for Alberta Public Service employees who participate in development initiatives.

This directive provides information related to implementing workforce development initiatives in the Alberta Public Service.

This directive covers the guiding principles for both personal and workforce development in the Alberta Public Service.

This directive covers the options that are available for Alberta Public Service employee learning and development.

Introduction

Alberta Public Service Human Resource directives set out the general entitlements, benefits, and authority that apply in the administration of human resources in government organizations under the Public Service Act.

Unless otherwise specified, these workforce development and recognition directives apply to bargaining unit, opted out and excluded, and management Alberta Public Service employees. If a workforce development or recognition directive addresses a topic that is also covered by the Collective Agreement, bargaining unit employees will be governed by the Collective Agreement.

At the bottom of each directive is information on who the workforce development or recognition directive applies to, authority for the directive, the effective date, and the area within Alberta Public Service Commission responsible for its content. ‚ÄčAll directives are subject to applicable legislation.

Contact

To connect with the Alberta Public Service Commission:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-408-8400
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)

Address:
Alberta Public Service Commission
7th Floor, Peace Hills Trust Tower
10011 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3S8