Human Resources Consultant

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

Human Resources Consultant

. Exempt


Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA)

Human Resources

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 36623

Salary(s):   The LGCA has a comprehensive pay and benefits package.

Closing Date:   October 2, 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).

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 Human Resources Department. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check and Drivers Abstract

The successful candidate must have:
• A bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution specializing in human resources or a related discipline and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation.  An equivalent combination of related education, training and experience may be considered.
• Three to five years’ experience providing generalist human resources consulting service and guidance to management and staff, preferably in a public sector and/or unionized environment. 
• Experience providing consultation, guidance and interpretation of collective agreements, policies and procedures, and applicable legislation and regulations related to human resources.
• Experience providing consultation on matters related to employee and labour relations including attendance and performance management, progressive discipline, grievance process and handling, and complex workplace investigations.
• Experience with additional generalist areas of human resources, such as recruitment, selection, retention, employment equity and accommodations; compensation and classification; training and development; change management; and/or workplace safety and health. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills, professionalism and a commitment to client service, with the ability to collaborate and build trust and positive respectful relationships with management and staff, internal and external stakeholders, and the union.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and sensitive information clearly to a variety of audiences, with the ability to develop various written materials, such as procedures and confidential correspondence. 
• Excellent analytical, research, problem solving and decision-making skills, with sound judgement to make appropriate recommendations in a variety of situations.
• Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to plan, organize and perform functions under tight deadlines and competing interests with changing priorities.  
• Ability to work effectively with a high degree of independence and autonomy as well as the ability to work collaboratively and part of a team.  
• Strong conflict resolution skills to effectively address workplace issues, with the ability to to coach, mentor and support management in resolving conflict.  
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and human resources information systems (e.g., SAP).

The following qualifications are desired:
• Proficiency in French.
• Experience developing and/or providing training. 

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Consultant provides expertise, guidance and coaching to management and staff in the areas of strategic human resources planning, labour and employee relations; recruitment, selection, retention and development; employment equity; classification and compensation; workplace accommodations; change management; workplace investigations; workplace safety and health; and the administration and interpretation of policies, procedures, collective agreement, and related legislation and regulation.  The position provides support to the Director of Human Resources with strategic human resource planning, organizational changes/reviews, employment development research, collective bargaining and leads and supports the rollout of initiatives and projects. 

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. 

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:

  • An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
  • Applicants may be required to write a screening/selection test.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Circumstances may arise where the competition may need to be withdrawn.
  • Satisfactory work performance in the preceding 12 months is required.
  • For internal candidates, a positive attendance record will be a consideration in the screening process. 
  • A satisfactory criminal record check must be produced and maintained. 
  • A satisfactory driver’s abstract must be produced and maintained.
  • A valid Manitoba’s driver’s licence, access to a vehicle and ability to travel periodically throughout Manitoba are required.
  • Ability to occasionally work irregular hours on evenings and weekends.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36623

Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority

Human Resource Services

1055 Milt Stegall Drive

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 0Z6

Fax: 204-927-5384

LGCA will consult with all applicants requesting accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant’s individual accessibility needs.

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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