Bilingual Victim/Witness Worker

Bilingual Victim/Witness Worker

CL3 Clerk 3

Regular/full-time; Regular/part-time

1 Regular/full-time (Victim Services/Courts Division), 1 Regular/part-time (.5) (Manitoba Human Rights Commission/Crown Law Division)

Manitoba Justice

Victim Services, Courts

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 37358

Salary(s):   CL3 $41,212.00 – $47,283.00 per year CL3 $20,606.00 – $23,641.50 per year (Regular/part-time)

Closing Date:   August 20, 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 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 Screening Form.  Complete the Application Screening Form at the link below.  If you are having difficulty opening the link, you may have to use a different browser. You may also contact Human Resource Services (contact information under “Apply to”) to request a copy of the Application Screening Form. 

The selection board will rely only on information provided in this Application Screening Form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. 

Click here to access the application form.

Victim Services helps people access their rights, understand their responsibilities and connects them to other services or agencies. Services are provided free of charge and are available in person, by phone, fax or Internet. As cases move through the criminal justice system, Victim Services provides court and criminal justice system information, counselling referrals, information about what to expect if subpoenaed for court, court preparation, safety planning and protection planning, information on possible financial assistance that may be available to victims of crime, information about victim impact statements and guidance on how to prepare them.

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

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Enhanced Security Screening
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Designated bilingual (French and English)


  • Extensive experience performing a full range of clerical support duties, such as entering data, preparing correspondence, reception, and mail duties
  • Experience dealing with vulnerable people
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively with senior managers, other departmental staff, external agencies, professionals, and the general public
  • Ability  to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse cultural or social backgrounds
  • Ability to work co-operatively and constructively in a team environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel or equivalent applications
  • Excellent French verbal communication skills
  • Excellent English verbal communication skills


  • Experience with Manitoba Justice data management systems CCAIN and COMS.
  • Familiarity with The Victims’ Bill of Rights Act and other relevant provincial and federal legislation

This position provides administrative/clerical support to the program. The incumbent will be responsible for reception, answering incoming calls, meeting with clients to assist with forms, and providing information about programs and resources of interest to victims and witnesses.  It also requires use of various Manitoba Justice applications and databases. The incumbent is required to interact effectively in a team environment including peers, senior managers, other departmental staff, external agencies, professionals, and the general public.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37358

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

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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