Victim Witness Worker

CL3 Clerk 3


Manitoba Justice

Victim Services, Crown Law

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 33440

Salary(s):   CL3 $40,398.00 - $46,337.00 per year

Closing Date:   November 21, 2017

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, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Victim Services helps people access their rights, understand their responsibilities and connects them to other services or agencies. Services are provided free of charge and are available in person, by phone, fax or Internet. As cases move through the criminal justice system, Victim Services provides court and criminal justice system information, counselling referrals, information about what to expect if they receive a subpoena for court, court preparation, safety planning and protection planning, information on possible financial assistance that may be available to victims of crime, information about Victim Impact Statements and guidance on how to prepare them, information on the offender’s sentence once she or he is convicted.

This is a Designated Bilingual position. The successful candidate must be able to communicate verbally in both official languages (French and English). 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Satisfactory Enhanced Security Screening
  • Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Designated bilingual (French and English)


  • Extensive experience performing a full range of clerical support duties, such as entering data, preparing correspondence, reception, and mail duties
  • Experience dealing with vulnerable people
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize  and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively with senior managers, other departmental staff, external agencies, professionals, and the general public
  • Ability  to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work co-operatively and constructively in a team environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel or equivalent applications
  • Excellent French verbal communication skills
  • Excellent English verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Manitoba Justice data management systems CCAIN and COMS
  • Familiarity with The Victims' Bill of Rights Act and other relevant provincial and federal legislation


This position is responsible for reception, answering incoming calls, meeting with clients to assist with forms, and providing information about programs and resources of interest to victims and witnesses.  It also requires use of various Manitoba Justice applications and databases. The incumbent is required to interact effectively in a team environment including peers, senior managers, other departmental staff, external agencies, professionals, and the general public.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 33440
Public Service Commission
Human Resource Services
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 0C4
Phone:  204-945-4394
Fax: 204-948-2193

Please note that additional administrative or clerical positions may be recruited to through the Common Recruitment Initiative:

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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