The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form, cover letter and resume Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form. The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.
Click here to access the application form.
Manitoba and Northern Relations is seeking qualified individuals to fill Technical and Public Works Consultant positions, and Environmental Services Consultant positions located in Winnipeg, Dauphin, The Pas and Thompson, MB. The Manitoba government has a comprehensive benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity / paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).
Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Candidates who possess a Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology must be willing and able to obtain their Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation within 12 months of the start date
Must be able and available to be on call for emergencies as required
Must be able to travel to remote communities by vehicle, boat, small aircraft, all-terrain vehicle and / or on winter roads
Must be able to work overtime including evening and / or weekends if and when required
Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, preferable in the Environmental or Municipal Discipline; a Bachelor of Science, or an Engineering degree. An acceptable equivalency may be considered
Experience with operations and maintenance of water, wastewater systems, and / or solid waste management
Experience with Project Management including experience with contracts and tenders, and the ability to plan, coordinate, monitor, and communicate on project deliverables
Experience interpreting and applying legislation related to water, wastewater, and solid waste management, including The Public Health Act and Environment Act and related regulations
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word and Outlook).
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate information to a variety of clients and stakeholders
Knowledge of municipal infrastructure including planning, operations and maintenance (e.g. roads, public buildings, equipment)
Strong written communication skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to resolve conflict, build relationships and interact effectively with internal and external clients
Experience educating and consulting internal and external stakeholders to develop competency and understanding
Ability to take initiative and perform tasks independently while working under minimal supervision.
Knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety, and Risk Management policies and procedures.
Ability to read and interpret construction blueprints and/or drawings
Experience working with Indigenous, northern and/or remote communities
The Technical and Public Works Consultant is responsible to consult with, assist and provide guidance to Community Councils and their staff in the development and maintenance of municipal infrastructure consistent with community development plans. The Technical and Public Works Consultant is responsible for providing technical advice and guidance to department staff and community council, and their employees in relations to the provision of safe drinking water, effective treatment of wastewater and the proper disposal of solid and liquid waste within Northern Affairs communities in the Northern Region.
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Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.