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- On July 19, 2021
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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.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months. This competition may be used to appoint successful candidate(s) to current and future full-time, part-time, term, acting or regular appointments, subject to staffing approval.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the new Integrated Planning Branch of the Department of Agriculture and Resource Development as the Manager of Integrated Resource Planning. As the Manager, you will lead the development of integrated resource management plans that consider all aspects of Manitoba’s people, landscapes and assets to enable proactive approaches to the sustainable development of Manitoba’s resources.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Must be willing to travel within Manitoba, inlcuding remote and Northern communities
- Post-secondary education in a related area of study such as Natural Resource Management, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry, Geology, Hydrology, Biology, Indigenous studies, Community Economic Development, Planning or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Extensive experience in the management of natural resources, land use planning, and policy development
- Experience working with First Nations and other Indigenous communities, municipal and federal government, and non-government organizations such as industry associations, stakeholder groups, and/or academia
- Experience leading teams including assigning work, setting priorities, and reporting progress
- Knowledge of multi-dimensional aspects of land use & resource management including reconciling diverse communities’ needs, and related environmental, social and economic considerations
- Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to negotiate and collaborate
- Strong written communication skills with the ability to effectively articulate complex and/or sensitive issues in plain language, respecting a variety of viewpoints
- Experience preparing authority seeking documents such as Cabinet Submissions, Treasury Board Submissions, Advisory Notes, and information for senior officials
- Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for the purposes of land use planning and natural resource management
As the Manager of Integrated Resource Planning, you will lead a team of professionals that consider the way in which people and natural landscapes interact. Your leadership will bring together expertise and interests in land use planning, water management, bio-diversity conservation, natural heritage management, and the future sustainability of industries like agriculture, mining, eco-tourism, fisheries and forestry. You will work closely with other Branches of government; other levels of government, including Federal, municipal and Indigenous governments; stakeholders; academia; industry; and communities on the development of sustainable resource management plans and special initiatives. You will also lead a process for interdisciplinary review of major resource development projects in Manitoba.
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 jobsearch.gov.mb.ca.