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    12 / 15 / 16

  • Manitoba Parks is seeking a Senior Interpreter

    Senior Park Interpreter

    Manitoba Parks is looking for energetic and creative individuals with a gift for engaging audiences and a passion for our environment and cultural history.

    Park Interpreters provide guided experiences and programming for park visitors, connecting them to our natural features and cultural history. Interpreters lead tours of historic sites, trail walks, campfire talks and amphitheatre presentations, school programs and special
    events. Interpreters also operate our interpretive centres and museums. The Senior Park Interpreter is responsible for the
    development, delivery, promotion, administration and supervision of programming in their respective park.
    An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 6 months to fill vacancies in the following provincial parks:
    Grand Beach, Hecla/Grindstone, St. Malo, St. Norbert, and Whiteshell.

    St. Malo and St. Norbert require a bilingual employee (French and English).


    Candidates who do not satisfy all the essential criteria may be considered for an under fill/ developmental opportunity as a Park Interpreter (KA2) at the following provincial parks: Birds Hill, Spruce Woods, and St. Malo. Bunkhouse accommodations may be provided at some locations.

    Competition Details
    Department of Sustainable Development
    Parks & Regional Services Division
    Advertisement Number: 33650
    Classification: Park Attendant 3 (KA3)

    Job Type: Seasonal Departmental
    Term: Approximately 16 weeks
    Salary: (Bi-weekly) $1,354.40 – $1,532.00
    Closing Date: February 2, 2018

    Essential Qualifications:
     Some post-secondary education in biological/natural sciences,
    natural resources management, education, Indigenous studies,
    history, recreation, or tourism. An equivalent combination of
    education, training and experience may be considered.
     Experience in the field of interpretation, including developing
    and delivering interpretive programs using a variety of
     Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to interact
    effectively with visitors of all ages.
     Strong verbal communication skills including experience
    conducting public presentations.
     Experience using Microsoft Office programs or an equivalent
    software application.
     Experience using iOS devices or equivalent hardware
     Effective written communication skills.
     Effective organizational and time management skills.
     Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
    Desired Qualifications:
     Knowledge of Manitoba’s flora and fauna.
     Knowledge of the culture and history of Manitoba.
     Knowledge of policies, rules and regulations related to
    Manitoba provincial parks that affect park visitors.
     Supervisory Experience.

    Conditions of Employment:
     Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
     Must be willing and physically able to perform the duties of
    the position including working in various types of outdoor
    conditions, hiking trails, and lifting and moving items of up to
    30 lbs.
     Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class
    5 Driver’s License.
     Must be willing and able to work evenings, weekends,
    statutory holidays and shift work.
    Successful candidates will be required to attend provincial training
    May 7-11, 2018. Travel will be required and overnight
    accommodation will be provided.

    How to Apply:
    Candidates are required to submit an application form to be considered for this competition. A cover letter/resume is not required at
    The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the
    population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in their application if they are from any of the following
    employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Employment Equity is a
    factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with

    When applying to this advertisement, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and
    body of your email. Your application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

    Submit your application to:
    Advertisement # 33650
    Civil Service Commission
    Human Resource Services
    300-305 Broadway
    Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3J7
    Fax: 204-948-2193 Email:
    We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


    For more information please click here.

    01 / 17 / 18

  • Manitoba Wildfire Program is seeking Initial Attack Crew Members

    Advertisement Number: 33511


    Location: Various locations across Manitoba (accommodations may be provided
    depending on location)

    Length of Employment: Seasonal Departmental positions – approximately 15 to 20 weeks depending on
    location (May thru September 2018)

    Salary Range: $1,448.00 – $1,546.00 bi-weekly – plus remoteness allowance where applicable.
    Closing Date: 4:00 pm Friday, January 26, 2018

    Under the direction of a Helitac Officer, District Supervisor and/or the Crew Leader, you will be a crew member on a 4 or 5-
    person initial attack forest fire fighting crew. Duties include:
    ● Providing suppression action on forest fires utilizing helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, boats, vehicles or other ground
    transportation means.
    ● Use and maintenance of forest firefighting equipment.
    ● Providing training and supervision for emergency fire fighters.
    ● Participating in employee training and development programs, and will be expected to participate in a mandatory
    daily fitness program.
    ● Assisting with maintenance & construction projects as assigned while not engaged in fire suppression.
    ● Conducting work activities in accordance with Workplace Safety and Health Act and Regulations.

    Essential Qualifications:
    ● Experience in outdoor work involving manual labour.
    Desired Qualifications:
    ● Experience in the use of small engine equipment, camping gear, and power tools.
    ● Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
    ● Training and/or experience in wildfire suppression.
    ● Knowledge of wildfire behaviour and fire weather.
    ● Experience flying in small fixed-wing aircraft and/or helicopters.

    ● Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
    ● Will be required to possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class 5 driver’s licence or equivalent
    (an Intermediate stage Manitoba Class 5 driver’s licence is acceptable on a temporary basis. Candidates
    are expected to attain and maintain a full stage Class 5 driver’s licence on a permanent basis.)
    ● Will be required to possess and maintain current certification in First Aid and CPR.
    ● Must be physically capable to perform the duties required of the position such as operation of chainsaws,
    carrying firefighting equipment, and working in adverse weather conditions.
    ● Will be required to successfully pass the Canadian Physical Performance Exchange Standard for Type 1
    Wildland Fire Fighters (WFX-FIT) fitness test.
    ● Must be willing and able to work weekends, overtime, and be deployed provincially, inter-provincially, or
    internationally as/when required.

    An application package can be obtained at Manitoba Sustainable Development district offices, or downloaded and printed from the link:
    Applicants are required to submit the following with their covering letter and resume:
    ● An Application Coversheet, an Employment Related Reference Consent Form, and if applicable, an Employment Equity
    Declaration Form. These forms are available in the application package noted above.
    ● Three (3) References (minimum of one (1) work reference).
    ● Proof of their driver’s licence. Copies of the licence should be clear, legible, valid and current, and is required in order
    to progress to the next stage of the recruitment process.
    Your covering letter and resume must clearly state how you meet each of the above qualifications.

    Employment Equity is a factor in selection. Applicants are requested to indicate in their covering letter or resume if they are from any of
    the following groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with a disability.
    We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further considerations will be contacted.

    Apply in writing to: Manitoba Provincial IA Competition # 33511
    Manitoba Wildfire Program – Sustainable Development
    Box 28 – 59 Elizabeth Drive
    Thompson, MB R8N 1X4
    Fax (204) 677-6501 – Attention: Shauna Kortz or Email:
    Please insert the advertisement number and position title into the subject line of your e-mail.

    For more information please click here

    01 / 17 / 18