New job Fire Operations Manager - Prevention, Mitigation, Science & Technology & Communications in Manitoba

Fire Operations Manager - Prevention, Mitigation, Science & Technology & Communications

Company : Manitoba Government
Salary : $65,288 - $82,064 a year
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

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.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License
  • Must be willing and able to work evenings, weekends and overtime as required
  • Must be willing and able to travel throughout the Province of Manitoba as required including flying frequently in a wide variety of small aircrafts in adverse weather conditions
  • Must be physically able to perform the duties assigned to the position
  • Must be able to travel and stay overnight as required



  • Graduate of a resource-based or emergency management program from a recognized college or university with related wildfire experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Experience disseminating and communicating information including updating websites and social media accounts.
  • Experience supervising staff including ability to lead staff to achieve results and develop for the future.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to find creative solutions to issues and implement change.
  • Financial management experience, including managing budgets.
  • Strong leadership skills including experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on complex topics and sensitive issues while demonstrating political acumen.
  • Experience with the design and implementation of polices/and or programs.
  • Knowledge of Science and Technology functions including information technology (IT), and weather monitoring, analysis and briefing.
  • Knowledge of legislation and acts related to Wildfire
  • Experience building relationships with Indigenous people and implementing the principles of reconciliation.

The Fire Operations Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the branch prevention and mitigation, science and technology, and communications (internal and external) programs. This includes, but is not limited to working closely with other levels of government, departments, Indigenous communities, the public and staff to meet common goals related to managing the risks associated with wildfire.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 38094
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 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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