Public service is a challenging and rewarding career. Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation employs people in a broad range of positions at all levels. The positions include many science-based occupations, outdoor work and office work. Most of these positions require teamwork, research, administration and communication skills.
The provincial government has identified four designated employment equity groups as part of it’s commitment to build and maintain a workplace that reflects Manitoba’s diverse population. The four designated employment equity groups are Aboriginal people, visible minorities, persons with disability and women in management and non-traditional occupations.
With a focus on increasing and maintaining skilled employees at all job levels, the department has embarked on a renewal strategy to ensure that we can attract and maintain the talent needed to deliver important government services. The goals are renewal, sustainability, diversity and clarity to build a competent, representative government workforce serving Manitobans.
Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation is responsible for providing citizens and visitors with a transportation system, infrastructure and services that are safe, efficient, sustainable and accessible while supporting community and economic growth. Functional areas include: Accommodation Services, Administrative Services, Canada-Manitoba Infrastructure, Engineering and Operations, Manitoba Floodway Authority, Supply and Services, Motor Carrier and Transportation Policy.
Job opportunities include civil engineers, engineer aids, civil technicians, mechanical/electrical engineers, lab technicians (soil and material testing), computer automated drafting technicians, heavy duty mechanics, heavy equipment operators, tradespersons, trades helpers, compliance officers, computer programmers and analysts, policy and program analysts, financial and administrative officers, administrative assistants and clerks, human resource consultants, labourers, power engineers, pilots, aircraft maintenance engineers, electricians, airport equipment operators, cable ferry operators, radio technicians, storekeepers, building service workers/assistants, security officers and landscape technicians/gardeners.
The department participates in co-operative education programs by providing civil engineering and civil technology students with practical work experience to help them succeed in their studies. Students further their education while receiving practical experience in planning, designing and constructing highways and other public infrastructure. For more information about co-operative education programs, please contact Red River College at (204) 632-2180 or the University of Manitoba at (204) 474-9872.