This job opportunity is being advertised on behalf of the following organization and is not a Manitoba government civil service position.

Licensing Clerk

(6XC) Grade 3


Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA)

Commercial Licensing Department

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 37953

Salary(s):   (6XC) $44,181.00 - $53,013.00 per year

Closing Date:   July 29, 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).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.


The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA) regulates the province’s liquor, gaming and cannabis industries. We license liquor sales, service and manufacturing; charitable gaming, gaming employees, products and operations; and retail cannabis stores. We strive to serve the public interest by regulating these industries in a respectful, impartial and balanced manner.  

The LGCA is seeking a highly motivated individual to work within the Commercial Licensing Department, which is part of the Operations Unit. The Commercial Licensing Department provides licensing services for a variety of LGCA stakeholders and diverse clientele, including: retail liquor and liquor service licensees; liquor manufacturers; retail cannabis licensees; gaming employees; gaming operators; video lottery terminal site holders; lottery ticket retailers; and gaming suppliers.    

Conditions of Employment:

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

The successful candidate must have:

  • A high school diploma, and one to two years of experience in an administrative or clerical role, preferably in the public sector. A combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, clients and stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively convey information and requirements to applicants, prepare correspondence, and prepare application and information packages
  • Well-developed political acumen, and the ability to interact with diverse clientele
  • Knowledge and experience reviewing and approving routine, non-contentious applications
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with the ability to conduct research and gather information
  • Knowledge and experience interpreting policies, procedures and legislative requirements
  • Proficient keyboarding and data entry skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience managing and maintaining files and electronic records
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to balance conflicting priorities and tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and specialized databases [e.g. the Regulatory Management System (RMS)]

The following qualifications are desired:
  • Knowledge of The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act and Regulations
  • Experience processing fee payments
  • Proficiency in French

The Licensing Clerk is responsible for providing customer service and administrative tasks associated with issuing licences, licensee requests, and processing annual fee payments. The position also reviews, processes and approves non-contentious applications and is responsible for data entry and record maintenance. The licensing clerk is responsible for providing information and correspondence regarding licensing matters and is required to provide back-up coverage for other Licensing Clerks and reception.

Additional Information:

  • An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months
  • Applicants may be required to write a screening/selection test
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Circumstances may arise where the competition may need to be withdrawn
  • A positive attendance record will be a consideration in the screening process
  • Satisfactory work performance in the preceding 12 months is required
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check verified by fingerprints is a condition of employment
  • Applicants must be eligible for approval to access CPIC information and successfully complete access training
  • Extensive use of a computer (approx. 90%) and may sit for extended periods of time
  • Prolonged visual concentration is required when reviewing applications and documents
  • Occasional lifting of objects (archive/supply boxes) weighing 7 to 10 kilograms 

The LGCA has a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity leave top-up plan, family related leave and a defined benefit pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).  The LGCA also has ergonomic workstations and free parking. Training, educational support and career development opportunities are also available.

Please quote your name and the advertisement number in the subject line of your email. Please submit your cover letter, resume and any other documents in PDF format. The LGCA does not accept .zip files or links to Google Docs, Dropbox or any cloud-based storage systems as a replacement for PDF documents.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37953
Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority
Human Resource Services
1055 Milt Stegall Drive
Winnipeg, MB , R3G 0Z6
Fax: 204-927-5384

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 by internal applicants. 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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