Senior Analyst – Public Safety

Senior Analyst – Public Safety

PM3 Planning and Program Analyst 3


Manitoba Infrastructure

Emergency Management and Public Safety

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 36722

Salary(s):   PM3 $65,288.00 – $82,064.00 per year

Closing Date:   November 9, 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.

Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister, this position is responsible for researching, developing and recommending policy and regulation;  reviewing, editing and preparing communications such as position papers, submissions, briefing materials, special reports and departmental documents for use in governmental decision-making; initiating and managing large and complex emergency management and public policy projects;  representing the Province on Federal/Provincial/Territorial emergency management working groups; and leading the development and eventual implementation of the provincial Critical Infrastructure Strategy.   

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check
  • Willing and able to travel throughout Manitoba and Canada (accommodations and vehicle provided)
  • Must be able to work in a high stress environment for extended hours.


  • Master’s degree in Public Administration or Emergency Management or a related field. A combination of equivalent education and experience in public administration and/or program management may be considered.
  • Project management experience in a multi-stakeholder environment. 
  • Experience in policy analysis, strategic planning, or program development.
  • Experience supervising other staff, with the ability to provide guidance, establish work priorities, and ensure standards are met.
  • Reserarch, analysis, and decision making skills with the ability to develop policy responses/analyses/solutions based on the social, economic, environmental, security, and safety priorities of the government.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and meet multiple, urgent deadlines within short timeframes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with various stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of initiative and make independent decisions.
  • Excellent written communication skills in order to manage departmental communications including media responses and news releases.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and maintains professionalism at all levels.


  • Ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information. 
  • Experience working with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

Primary role is to research, coordinate and prepare information and briefing materials used for both information and decision-making for senior officials, Deputy Ministers and Ministers.  Contribute to emergency coordination and management, including operating in an emergency coordination function as part of the Manitoba EMO Command Staff during large-scale, provincial emergencies, primarily as a key participant in the Manitoba Emergency Coordination Centre (MECC).  Initiate and lead the management on research and planning projects.  Initiate and develop legislation, policy and regulation. Lead the critical infrastructure strategy for Manitoba. Act as the EMO Duty Officer when required.  

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36722

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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