Program Support Clerk

Program Support Clerk

CL3 Clerk 3


Department of Families

Portfolio Management, Manitoba Housing

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 38534

Salary(s):   CL3 $41,212.00 – $47,283.00 per year

Closing Date:   February 4, 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 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.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

If you are looking for interesting and challenging work, this is a great opportunity to join our team. One of our roles is to promote community development and create opportunities for people to engage in activities that promote well-being and social inclusion where they live. Housing is integral to this process and we strive to safeguard an adequate supply of safe and affordable housing in communities across Manitoba, particularly for those of low and moderate income or those with specialized needs. It is also our role to sustain and improve the condition of existing social housing. For more information, we encourage you to visit our website at: 

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
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check with a vulnerable sector search
  • A satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check


  • Experience providing administrative and clerical support
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting financial information, including budgets
  • Experience analyzing applications to determine eligibility
  • Experience working with confidential information
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player
  • Experience administering government programs
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel), including experience working with complex spreadsheets
  • Strong verbal communication skills, including the ability to effective communicate program information to the general public
  • Strong written communication skills, including experience drafting formal correspondence


  • Knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act

Reporting to the Administrative Officer, Program Support Clerks are responsible for administering and monitoring housing programs. This includes monitoring mortgages for loan agreement compliance, reviewing and recommending for approval individual operating budgets, rental increases and rental supplement applications as well as taking action on issues that arise based on guidelines and procedures. Other responsibilities include providing general administrative/clerical support to the Portfolio Management division, providing information and assistance to the public, and other related duties necessary for the ongoing delivery of programs.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 38534

Service Centre 4

Human Resource Services

600-259 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9

Phone:  204-945-7518

Fax: 204-945-0601

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

Click here to access the application form.

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 by internal applicants. 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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