Resource Management Technician

Resource Management Technician

RS2 Resource Technician 2

Departmental

Approximately 11 weeks, mid-September to mid-November

Department of Natural Resources and Northern Development

Conservation Officer Service, Resource Management and Protection

Churchill MB

Advertisement Number: 39838

Salary(s):   RS2 $21.60 – $25.62 per hour Plus Remoteness Allowance, if applicable.

Closing Date:   September 25, 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).

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.

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

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must possess and maintain a full and valid Class 5 driver’s licence
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Canadian firearms license (PAL – Possession and Acquisition License) 
  • Be physically capable of performing the duties and responsibilities of the position
  • Must meet Department Problem Wildlife Firearm Training and Certification Standard
  • Must be willing to work weekends, overtime, and to be on call all hours of the day

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Experience with problem wildlife control and wild fur trapping
  • Experience and proficiency with the use of firearms
  • Strong  verbal communication skills
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Experience working with minimal supervision
  • Ability to make safe and effective decisions

Desired:

  • Experience with wildlife or fisheries surveys or sampling
  • Mechanical, carpentry, and building maintenance experience
  • Remote or backcountry patrol experience

Duties:
Reporting to the District Supervisor in Churchill, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting with monitoring and controlling polar bears in and around the town of Churchill with the use of hazing and trapping techniques. The position will assist with caring for polar bears held in the Polar Bear Holding Facility. The position will also assist with the administration of the Polar Bear Alert program, with remote and backcountry patrols, public education and engagement, problem wildlife control for other wildlife species and wildlife and fisheries surveys. The incumbent will assist with the monitoring and tracking of department inventory; assist with construction, maintenance and repair of departmental equipment or infrastructure, and perform other duties as assigned.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39838

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 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.

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

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