Bilingual Inspector

This job opportunity is being advertised on behalf of the following organization and is not a Manitoba government civil service position.

Bilingual Inspector

Grade 8 (6XH)


Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA)

Commercial Services

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 37057

Salary(s):   Grade $60,390.00 – $71,246.00 per year

Closing Date:   January 29, 2021

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 women, 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.


The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA) regulates the province’s liquor, gaming and cannabis industries, including oversight for liquor sales, service and manufacturing; gaming employees, products, events and operations; and retail cannabis stores. The LGCA also is in the process of integrating the regulatory responsibilities of the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission into its mandate. We strive to serve the public interest by regulating these industries in a respectful, impartial and balanced manner.  

The LGCA is seeking a highly motivated individual to work within the Commercial Services Department which is part of the Operations Unit. 

This is a Designated Bilingual position. The successful candidate must be able to communicate in both official languages (French and English). 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Drivers Abstract must be produced and maintained

The successful candidate must have:

  • A university degree in criminal justice, administrative law, business administration or related field. A minimum of three to five years’ experience conducting inspections and investigations, preferably within a regulatory and/or public sector environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience particularly in the areas of administrative law, law enforcement and regulatory enforcement may be considered
  • Strong inspection and investigative skills with experience ensuring compliance as well as knowledge of legal and court procedures
  • Knowledge and experience interpreting and applying policies, procedures, legislation and supporting regulatory standards and requirements including but not limited to The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act, Criminal Code (Canada), and LGCA Terms and Conditions to support inspection and investigation activities 
  • Strong communication skills to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders; as well as to prepare reports, policy recommendations, public information materials and conduct presentations
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain professional relationships with diverse clients and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated political acumen when dealing with confidential and sensitive information 
  • Demonstrated decision-making and analytical skills to support departmental, organizational and legal requirements
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to plan, balance and manage multiple work demands to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and specialized computer systems
  • General accounting and audit skills and understanding of financial accounting principles and practices
  • Strong verbal communication skills in French

This position is based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba and is also responsible for the surrounding area. The role of the Inspector is to provide reasonable assurance that all activities licensed or permitted by the LGCA are conducted safely, honestly, with integrity and in the public interest, and that First Nations Gaming Commission programs are being implemented and operated in accordance with legislated requirements. The Inspector is responsible for providing training and guidance to licensees, permittees and their staff in the matter of operating in accordance with The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act (The Act), Regulations, Terms and Conditions and policies.

The LGCA has a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long-term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity leave top-up plan, family-related leave and a defined benefit pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers). The LGCA also has ergonomic workstations and free parking. Training, educational support and career development opportunities are available.

Additional Information:

  • Circumstances may arise where the competition may need to be withdrawn
  • A positive attendance record will be a consideration in the screening process
  • Satisfactory work performance in the preceding 12 months is required
  • Working hours will be irregular and involve day/evening/night and weekend work
  • A valid Manitoba driver’s licence and ability to travel frequently are required
  • Must qualify under The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act to be appointed as an Inspector
  • Must be physically capable of performing the routine manual labour components of the position, which may include but are not limited to: occasional lifting of objects weighing 7-23 kilograms, walking considerable distances, climbing stairs, exposure to inclement weather conditions and exposure to high noise levels
  • The incumbent is expected to deal with potential volatile situations – minors, intoxicated persons, large crowds and hostile individuals

Please quote your name and the advertisement number in the subject line of your email. Please submit your cover letter, resume and any other documents in PDF format. The LGCA does not accept .zip files or links to Google Docs, Dropbox or any cloud-based storage systems as a replacement for PDF documents. 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37057

Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority

Human Resource Services

1055 Milt Stegall Drive

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 0Z6

Fax: 204-927-5384

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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