District Supervisor

District Supervisor

RO4 Resource Officer 4


Agriculture and Resource Development

Wildlife, Fisheries and Resource Enforcement, Ecosystem Management Division

Churchill MB, Gillam MB, Norway House MB, Thompson MB, Dauphin MB, Pine Falls MB, Lundar MB, Sprague MB, Whiteshell MB, Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 37861

Salary(s):   RO4 $60,856.00 – $72,543.00 per year Plus Remoteness Allowance and Qualification Pay, if applicable.

Closing Date:   July 26, 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 will be created for future positions for the above noted locations only and will remain in effect for 12 months. 

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay, and may participate in a development program on a developmental basis.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Possession and maintenance of full valid class 4 Manitoba Drivers Licence
  • Must have a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, including a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check, with no criminal convictions for which a pardon has not been granted. For information on how to obtain, visit the following website:  http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/criminal-record-and-vulnerable-sector-checks. Electronic fingerprinting is recommended due to processing time
  • Must have a satisfactory Manitoba Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must be willing and able to work irregular shifts including:  evenings, weekends, overtime, stand-by and attend to after-hour call-outs
  • Must be eligible for appointment as a Conservation Officer as specified in the Conservation Officers Act and Regulations. 
  • Department approved firearm, defensive tactics and emergency vehicle training and qualification
  • Must be willing and able to travel including overnight stays for extended periods of time 
  • Must be physically able to perform the duties of this position including: conducting outdoor investigations and patrols in adverse weather conditions, walking over rough terrain, standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day, and carrying up to 25 lbs.


  • Graduation from an approved Renewable Resource Management Program or a University/College Environmental Management Studies Program, with resource law enforcement content, coupled with experience working in a multi-disciplined environment as a full working level Conservation Officer, or an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience satisfactory to the department, may be considered
  • Experience in law enforcement and legislative compliance applicable to natural resources, including knowledge of applicable legislation/guidelines.
  • Experience supervising staff
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to lead and coach others
  • Strong organization and time management skills with the ability to prioritize/organize changing workloads and demands
  • Effective analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Experience in conflict resolution
  • Displays initiative including the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to facilitate team effectiveness by participating actively and in a way that respects others and maintains positive working relationships
  • Financial management experience
  • General office computer skills using Microsoft Office, or other comparable software applications


  • Knowledge and experience in fire suppression activities

Reporting directly to the Regional Field Supervisor, the District Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of all resource management and regulatory programs related to fisheries, forestry, wildlife and lands within the district. The District Supervisor conducts enforcement patrols to ensure compliance with legislation and performs investigations of alleged offences. The incumbent will be responsible for planning, implementing and reporting on district operational programs, supervising staff and administering the budget for the district. This position will be required to develop and maintain effective working relationships with client groups, including First Nation, local community councils, non-government organizations and industry, to address concerns and resolve issues. The District Supervisor will take a leadership role in promoting the sustainable use of natural resources by all resource users within the district to meet department objectives. The incumbent will also ensure compliance with the Workplace Health and Safety Legislation and Risk Management programs in the Districts. This position respects the preservation of peace, the prevention of offences against the law, the administration of justice and other non-law enforcement duties. Conservation Officers are held to a high standard of conduct, on and off duty, and in and outside of Manitoba.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37861

Service Centre 4

Human Resource Services

600-259 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9

Phone:  204-945-7518

Fax: 204-945-0601

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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