Director, Environmental Programs and Remediation – Government of Manitoba, Department of Conservation and Climate

Description:

Director, Environmental Programs and Remediation
P10 Director, Environmental Programs and Remediation
Regular/full-time
Department of Conservation and Climate
Environmental Programs and Remediation, Environmental Stewardship
Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 36092
Salary(s): P10 $82,480.00 – $101,998.00 per year
Closing Date: April 8, 2020

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).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Introduction
The Government of Manitoba is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director, Environmental Programs and Remediation within the Environmental Stewardship Division of Conservation and Climate. The Manitoba Government has a comprehensive benefit 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
•Must possess and maintain a valid full-stage Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License
•Must be willing and able to travel with occasional overnight accommodations
•Must be able to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Qualifications:
Essential:
•Post-secondary degree in natural resource management, environmental studies/science, public administration, business administration, or a related field. A combination of equivalent education and experience in leadership and program management may also be considered
•Proven leadership skills with experience successfully leading, fostering and developing teams to achieve desired outcomes through effective human resource management activities such as: recruitment, training, performance management and labour relation management
•Experience in policy and program development to address emerging and complex priorities and issues including experience preparing and managing authority seeking documents such as advisory notes
•Experience with strategic planning and development of concurrent operational plans at a senior management level
•Extensive project management experience
•Excellent political acumen skills demonstrated through experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on sensitive issues
•Superior verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate and present to all levels of the organization and to external stakeholders
•Superior written communication skills, including the ability to write sensitive material for senior leaders
•Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide range of senior staff across government and with external stakeholders
•Experience with financial management and overall budgeting

Duties:
Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister of Environmental Stewardship, the Director of Environmental Programs and Remediation is a senior management position located in Winnipeg and it is responsible for directing and supervising the development, administration and environmental program delivery across Manitoba. Priority program areas include programs related to the waste diversion and recycling efforts as well as environmental remediation efforts for Orphaned and Abandoned Mines. The incumbent is also responsible for working closely with various cross-sectoral collaborators to ensure complementary activities are being carried out and to provide rapid and adaptable solutions to existing and emerging environmental issues.

Apply Now:
Advertisement # 36092
Service Centre 2
Human Resource Services
360-1395 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3G 3P2
Phone: 204-945-3001
Fax: 204-948-2841
Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca

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.

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