Maintenance Assistant (Multiple positions, Open until filled)- Revised salary scale

Maintenance Assistant (Multiple positions, Open until filled)- Revised salary scale

MAN Maintenance Assistant


Department of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services

Operations, District 4, Asset Management

Churchill MB, The Pas MB, Thompson MB, Various northern locations MB

Advertisement Number: 39081

Salary(s):   MAN $43,158.00 – $50,713.00 per year Plus Remoteness Allowance, if applicable.

Closing Date:   August 31, 2022

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.

Please ensure to indicate your preferred location(s) on the application form. 

This advertisement will remain open until the position is filled and applications will be reviewed periodically.

The Manitoba government is seeking highly motivated Maintenance Assistants to work within the Asset Management Division of Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services. There are multiple positions available at facilities within District 4 in The Pas, Thompson, Churchill and other Northern communities. The positions offer reliable and full time employment with a defined pension plan. The Manitoba government also provides an excellent benefits package which includes extended health, health spending, dental, vision, long term disability, supportive employment, sick leave, paid vacation and maternity/parental leave. Labour, Consumer Protection and Government Services provides ongoing professional and educational development for its employees.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

***Click here to access the application form***

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Drivers Licence and be able to work in other locations within the Division as needed.
  • Must possess and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Satisfactory Security Check and Child Abuse Registry may be required. 
  • Must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position, including sitting, lifting, reaching, working at heights and in confined spaces. 
  • Must be able to work overtime, including evenings and weekends.


  • Trade designation or equivalent combination of education (5th class Power Engineer, partial or full trades certificate, BOMI Certificate) or demonstrated experience with general building and grounds maintenance, and equipment. 
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety, policies and legislation.
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain positive working relationships.
  • Verbal communication skills.
  • Written communication skills.

The Maintenance Assistant performs a variety of tasks relating to the operation and maintenance of government facilities such as office buildings, housing units and correctional centres.  They are primarily responsible for duties such as preventative and corrective maintenance activities inside and outside of the buildings, maintaining heating and cooling equipment, assisting tradespersons and grounds keeper, performing daily checks, inspections and preventative maintenance on life safety systems and helping maintain client relations.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form.  Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form.  The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.  Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit a resume, references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration.
***Click here to access the application form***

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39081

Service Centre 3

Human Resource Services

600-155 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8

Phone:  204-945-8819

Fax: 204-948-3382

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.


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.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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