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Flood Risk Mapping and Analysis Technologist

Government of Manitoba

  • Posted on: May 6, 2024

EA3 Engineering Aid 3

Term/full-time

Term until March 28, 2025

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure

Hydrologic Forecasting and Water Management, Engineering & Technical Service

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 42856

Salary(s): EA3 $2,013.60 – $2,453.60 bi-weekly

Closing Date: May 26, 2024

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 and persons with disabilities.

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

Engineering and Technical Services ensures safe and effective provincial water control infrastructure and structures, through the delivery of inspection, planning, design, maintenance, rehabilitation and construction activities. The division is responsible for the overall management of infrastructure inventory that includes: bridges, large culverts, thru-dike culverts, drains, dams, reservoirs, water control structures, diversions and pumping stations. The division also provides water management through operation of the provincial water control system, flood forecasting, and development and implementation of emergency response plans.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 driver’s licence without restrictions.
  • Must be able to travel to field sites throughout the province by ground and air transportation with some overnight stays and working extended hours.
  • Must be able to travel long distances as required.
  • Must be able to work extended hours.

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree with specialization in geography, land use planning or resource management, a College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or GIS, or a comparable combination of education and work experience is required.
  • Experience in ESRI Arc GIS software, geospatial databases, applications and tools.
  • Experience working with survey and elevation data.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build effective working relationships with the general public, local governments, citizen groups, other government levels and departments and private agencies.
  • Strong verbal communication skills to communicate effectively and courteously with internal and external contacts and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong written communication skills with ability to prepare clear and concise documents.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

Desired:

  • Experience analyzing and understanding water resource-related problems, situations or processes.
  • Knowledge in hydraulics and water resource science and management.

Duties:

The position is responsible for supporting the Hydrologic Forecasting and Water Management branch with flood mapping projects as part of a cost-shared agreement with Canada under the Federal Hazard Identification and Mapping Program (FHIMP). These maps assist the province and local governments with decision making to help plan for emergencies, which reduces potential flood damage costs and costs related to emergency response in the long term.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 42856

Talent Acquisition

Human Resource Services

600-259 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9

Phone: 204-945-7518

Fax: 204-945-0601

Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca

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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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