Technical and Public Works Consultant

Technical and Public Works Consultant

IC2 Economic Development Consultant 2


Indigenous and Northern Relations

Northern Region, Northern Affairs

The Pas MB, Thompson MB, Dauphin MB, Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 38003

Salary(s):   IC2 $65,288.00 – $82,064.00 per year Plus Remoteness Allowance, if applicable.

Closing Date:   August 24, 2021

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 women. 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.

To be considered for this competition, you must submit an Application Screening Form.  Complete the Application Screening Form at the link below.  If you are having difficulty opening the link, you may have to use a different browser. You may also contact Human Resource Services (contact information under “Apply to”) to request a copy of the Application Screening Form.

Click here to access the application form.

Manitoba and Northern Relations is seeking qualified individuals to fill Technical and Public Works Consultant positions located in Winnipeg, Dauphin, The Pas and Thompson, MB. The Manitoba government has a comprehensive benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers). 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Candidates who possess a Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology must be willing and able to obtain their Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation within 12 months of the start date
  • Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Must be able and available to be on call for emergencies as required
  • Must be able to travel to remote communities by vehicle, boat, small aircraft, all-terrain vehicle and/or on winter roads.
  • Must be able to work overtime including evening and/or weekends if and when required.
  • Within 2 years of the start date in the position, the incumbent must successfully complete the California State University Water Treatment Plant Field Study Program (Volumes I and II), and the Association of the Board of Certification’s (ABC’s) level II Water Treatment Exam


  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, preferable in the Environmental or Municipal Discipline; a Bachelor of Science, or an Engineering degree.  An acceptable equivalency may be considered
  • Experience with operations and maintenance of municipal infrastructure, water, wastewater systems, and/or solid waste management
  • Experience interpreting and applying legislation related to municipal infrastructure, water, wastewater, and solid waste management, including The Public Health Act and Environment Act and related regulations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate information to a variety of clients and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of municipal infrastructure including planning, operations and maintenance (ex: roads, public buildings, equipment)
  • Strong written communication skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to resolve conflict, build relationships and interact effectively with internal and external clients
  • Experience educating and consulting internal and external stakeholders to develop competency and understanding
  • Ability to take initiative and perform tasks independently while working under minimal supervision


  • Knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety and Risk Management policies and procedures
  • Ability to read and interpret construction blueprints and/or drawings
  • Experience working with Indigenous, northern and/or remote communities
  • Experience with Project Management including experience with contracts and tenders, and the ability to plan, coordinate, monitor, and communicate on project deliverables
  • Excellent French verbal communication skills

The Technical and Public Works Consultant is responsible to consult with, assist and provide guidance to Community Councils and their staff in the development and maintenance of municipal infrastructure consistent with community development plans

Apply to:

Advertisement # 38003

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

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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