Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer

Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer

MC1 Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer 1; MC2 Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer 2


Manitoba Infrastructure

Motor Carrier Enforcement Programs, Technical Services & Operations

Various rural locations MB, Various urban locations MB

Advertisement Number: 35313

Salary(s):   MC1 $48,020.00 – $54,545.00 per year ; MC2 $57,344.00 – $71,586.00 per year

Closing Date:   October 25, 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 throughout rural Manitoba and will remain in effect for 12 months.

New Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer’s will be hired at the MC1 under-fill level and after 12 months, an MC1 may be promoted to the MC2 classification upon successful completion of the Motor Carrier Training Program and passing the Promotion Eligibility Assessment.

Preference to internal applicants may be applied.

Motor Carrier Enforcement Programs is dedicated to enhancing public safety, promoting the economy, supporting sustainable development and protecting Manitoba’’s investment in highway infrastructure through the development, administration and communication of enforcement programs, and services that facilitate movement by commercial motor carriers in a safe and efficient manner and promote uniform compliance with provincially, federally and internationally accepted standards. 

Position locations include, but are not limited to:
Weigh Station Locations: Headingley & West Hawk Lake
Patrol Area Locations: Steinbach, Emerson, & the Brandon area

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.
  • Must be able to pass examinations and maintain CVSA accreditation.
  • Must hold a valid Class 4 or higher  Manitoba driver’s license.
  • Physically capable of performing all functions of the position, including crouching, bending, climbing, twisting, standing/sitting for prolonged periods, working in restricted spaces (i.e., vehicle undercarriage inspections), medium to heavy lifting, as well as carrying heavy equipment for a distance. 


  • Experience working in a regulatory or enforcement environment.
  • Experience investigating various complaints received from internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Experience performing mechanical inspections, repairs and/or maintenance on vehicles.
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills including the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with the public and handle difficult situations.
  • Written communication skills with the ability to review and prepare comprehensive proposals and reports.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions. 


  • Knowledge of commercial surface transportation issues and practices.

The Motor Carrier Enforcement Officer (MCEO) functions as a Peace Officer, a Federal Hours of Service Inspector, and CVSA Certified Inspector, conducting detailed roadside and weigh station investigations of commercial motor carrier records pertaining to drivers, intra-provincial and extra-provincial regulated commercial vehicles, and intra-provincial short-line railways. The role of an MCEO is to ensure compliance with the requirements of the National Safety Code, The Highway Traffic Act (Manitoba), Motor Vehicle Transportation Act (Canada), the Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act, The Fuel Tax Act, Provincial Railways Act, The Tobacco Tax Act and regulations made under these Acts. These duties and responsibilities are performed while undergoing training during the first year of employment as an MCEO. Upon successfully obtaining all certifications, the incumbent will be eligible for promotion to MC2 status and must thereafter maintain all the qualifications and specific designations required.


Apply to:

Advertisement # 35313

Service Centre 3

Human Resource Services

600-155 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8

Phone:  204-945-8819

Fax: 204-948-3382

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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