Secretary/Executive Director

P8 Professional Officer


Department of Environment, Climate and Parks

Clean Environment Commission, Finance & Shared Services

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40108

Salary(s):   P8 $78,224.00 - $95,700.00 per year

Closing Date:   November 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 women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

The Government of Manitoba is seeking a knowledgeable and highly skilled leader to fill the position of Secretary/Executive Director to support the Clean Environment Commission as part of the department of Environment, Climate and Parks. 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
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Must be able to travel throughout the Province of Manitoba



  • Experience providing support, advice and guidance on legislation, policy, and departmental procedures to leadership, executive and senior level staff.
  • Extensive experience conducting research, analysis, and providing recommendations on a variety of issues related to environmental matters. 
  • Experience coordinating, organizing and managing public meetings or hearings for large groups. 
  • Strong financial management skills, including experience developing a budget. 
  • Excellent written communication skills with experience producing written material for a variety of audiences. 
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex information to a wide variety of audiences. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to build relationships and interact effectively with team members, internal and external organizations, Indigenous communities and the public. 
  • Acumen to deal with complex and sensitive issues within a political, advocacy and media environment.
  • Ability to quickly assimilate information, multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities to operate successfully within a fast paced, deadline-driven environment. 
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills. 
  • Experience working with government administrative policies, processes and procedures including requirements for Treasury Board Submissions. 
  • Experience and/or training in Project Management. 
  • Knowledge of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 
  • Knowledge and/or experience with technologies to support public participation activities (e.g. remote transcription, webcasting, videoconferencing etc.)

The Secretary to the Clean Environment Commission is accountable for the overall operation of the Clean Environment Commission. Provides support, advice and guidance regarding environmental matters, including legislation and policy, technical reviews and information, departmental procedures, and communication to the Chair and commissioners. Liaison with departmental executive and provide advice and guidance to departmental staff and the public on procedural and technical aspects of environmental hearings, investigations and reviews. Provides a point of contact for the public and the media. 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40108
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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