Senior Recovery and Mitigation Specialist

Senior Recovery and Mitigation Specialist

PM3 Planning Program Analyst


Term expires March 31, 2024.

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Recovery and Mitigation, Emergency Management Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39827

Salary(s):   PM3 $68,995.00 – $86,717.00 per year

Closing Date:   October 16, 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 and persons with disabilities.

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

An eligibility list may be created to staff future regular and term vacancies subject to staffing approval, and will remain in effect for 12 months.

The Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) works closely with all levels of government, the private sector, volunteer agencies and other non-government agencies to promote and co-ordinate emergency management, prevent the loss of life, and minimize damage to property and the environment.  

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must have a valid class 5 driver’s licence.


  • Post secondary education in political science, economics, natural resource management, environmental science/studies/design, city planning, preferably at the master’s level, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Experience in program development, including experience in the public sector.
  • Experience with supervision including the ability to mentor, coach and lead a diverse team.
  • Experience researching, analyzing, developing, evaluating, and recommending strategies and policies on cross-departmental matters for various stakeholders.
  • Experience making decisions independently that involves a high degree of risk.
  • Ability to interpret and apply acts, regulations, and policies to support the Recovery and Mitigation program.
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate summaries, analyses and provide recommendations to senior management.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders in a clear, concise and in a professional manner.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills in the day to day management of workload and resources.


  • Project Management experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of emergency management, public safety, and/or natural disasters.

As a member of the Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) disaster recovery and mitigation team, the incumbent will provide leadership, support, analysis and focus for the development and implementation of mitigation and recovery programs in Manitoba. The Senior Recovery and Mitigation Specialist assists the Manager of Mitigation and the Manager of Recovery with policy and programs within the mandate of Manitoba EMO. The incumbent will function as the project lead on difficult or complex planning assignments within the area of Recovery and Mitigation. The Specialist will undertake research, analysis, and policy development in support of Manitoba EMO strategic initiatives (new or proposed policies or programs) that fall within the area of Recovery and Mitigation and will lead the design and development of projects. The incumbent will participate in federal/provincial/territorial working groups on matters related to recovery and mitigation.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39827

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 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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