Surveillance Clerk

Surveillance Clerk

CL3 Clerk 3


Department of Health

Information Management and Analytics, Performance and Oversight

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39819

Salary(s):   CL3 $43,557.00 – $49,968.00 per year

Closing Date:   September 22, 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 Indigenous people 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.

This unit is comprised of two distinct sections: (1) the Surveillance Unit and (2) the Epidemiology Team; that work closely together

Epidemiology and Surveillance is a unit of the Information Management & Analytics Branch, of the Performance and Oversight Division of the Department of Health. This unit is comprised of two distinct sections: (1) the Surveillance Unit and (2) the Epidemiology Team; which works closely together.  Their combined role is to support Public Health programs, policy, and decision making by monitoring, analyzing and reporting on the occurrence, spread, severity, and burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases and conditions in Manitoba. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check



  • Certificate or diploma in health information management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience entering high volumes of data into several databases with accuracy.
  • Effective verbal communication skills to interact with colleagues, multiple levels of health care professionals, and the general public.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Experience with highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Knowledge or application of PHIA, FIPPA, or other relevant privacy legislation.
  • Experience using an Electronic Medical Health Record (EMR).
  • Experience providing training, mentorship, and day-to-day operational oversight.

Working in a complex and time-sensitive environment, the Surveillance Clerk provides multi-faceted clerical services to support front-line Public Health service delivery across the province.  Within a team environment, the Surveillance Clerk completes tasks such as:

  • Entering medical data relating to diseases reportable under the Public Health Act; filing data in both electronic and paper filing systems;
  • Ensuring accuracy and completeness of personal health information recorded; and
  • Communicating with Public Health practitioners throughout the province. 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39819

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841


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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