- Posted by MG UG
- On March 11, 2020
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he 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.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s Licence or equivalent from another province
- Must be willing and able to travel to remote locations throughout the Province of Manitoba via trucks, all-terrain vehicles, boats, or rotary or fixed wing aircraft
- Must be willing and able to work overtime when required and work out-of-town for extended periods of up to ten days with overnight accommodations in bunkhouses, hotels and tents
- Must be physically capable of performing duties of the position which require moderate physical effort including carrying equipment such as chainsaws and forestry samples for long distances potentially over rough terrain and in adverse weather conditions
- Post-secondary education in Forestry, Natural Resource Management or other environmental science discipline, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
- Field experience with forest inventory, silviculture and/or forest health surveys
- Experience collecting, reviewing and compiling data
- Experience driving a variety of vehicles, such as trucks, vans and/or all terrain vehicles, including towing trailers over a variety of terrain, such as paved highways, gravel roads, and forestry roads/trails
- Experience supervising staff including providing training, guidance, and performance management
- Strong problem solving skills
- Strong verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers and the public
- Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment
- Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to plan and schedule
- Knowledge of safe work practices related to working outdoors in remote locations and working with forestry machinery and equipment
- Experience using GIS software and database software
The Forestry Operations Technician (Operations Technician) supervises a team of seasonal resource technicians in the delivery of the Branch’s Field Services Program. Under the direction of senior Forestry staff, the Forestry Operations Technician assists in the annual preparation of forestry surveys and provides on-site supervision for Branch programs including but not limited to Forest Inventory; Silviculture; Dutch elm disease (DED) management; Forest health and other forest management programs and research projects. The Operations Technician work also includes supervising crews of seasonal resource technicians in data collection, safe work practices and data quality. They assist in the creation, updating and maintenance of survey procedures and in compiling and analysing of the technical data collected for the field program.
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.
To apply for this job please visit www.indeed.ca.