Inspector- Elevator and Amusement Rides
Manitoba Government
Winnipeg, MB
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

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

A detailed position description is available upon request.

The Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC) is a special operating agency (SOA) of the Manitoba government that performs a critical role in ensuring and maintaining Manitoba’s public safety. The overall mission is to safeguard both persons and property from fire and life safety hazards through education, investigation, emergency response and code application.

The Agency is seeking to fill two Inspector - Elevator and Amusement Rides positions in Winnipeg, MB. One position is a regular full-time position. The second position is a term full-time position.

If you are looking for a rewarding and exciting career, this is a great opportunity to join our team. The Manitoba government has a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers). Training and career development opportunities are also available for employees.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Certification as an Elevator Mechanic - Canadian Elevator Industry Educational Program (CEIEP)/National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP) and licensed as a Limited Specialized Trade Electrician (M License) with the Province of Manitoba; or Licensed as a Journey Person - construction or industrial electrician (H license) with the Province of Manitoba; or licensed as a journey person Millwright and licensed as a Limited Specialized Trade Electrician (M License) with the Province of Manitoba. Candidates with equivalent credentials from another jurisdiction may be considered subject to evaluation of their credentials by the Inspection and Technical Services (ITS), OFC.
Successful completion of the Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI) certification within 1 year of employment (re-certification is required annually).
Successful completion of amusement ride training (NAARSO or AIMES) certification within 2 years of employment (re-certification is required every two years).
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.
Valid Manitoba class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent from other Canadian jurisdiction) and satisfactory driver’s abstract.
Able to travel throughout Manitoba and occasionally in Canada and internationally.
Able to work weekends and evenings as necessary.
Physically capable of performing the duties and functions of the job including lifting heavy objects, driving long distances, kneeling, standing, climbing stairs and ladders, working in confined spaces, at heights and within a variety of temperatures.
Able to wear personal protective equipment, including respirator.
Must be able to work alone for extended periods of time

Extensive related experience in the installation, service, maintenance and/or inspection of electrical equipment or elevating devices and related equipment
Knowledge of the Manitoba Electrical Code
Strong interpersonal skills for the purpose of dealing with diverse clients/stakeholders
Strong written communication skills for preparing detailed or technical inspection reports
Effective verbal communication skills with the ability to explain technical issues
Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple or competing priorities within tight timeframes
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Computer proficiency in processing documents and spreadsheets and operating e-mail software

Knowledge of investigation and inspection techniques and procedures
Knowledge of the codes and standards governing the safe installation and operation of elevators (including the Elevator Act, Electricians Licensing Act & the Amusement Act - Part 2)

Reporting to the Program Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing technical safety inspections of elevating devices and amusement rides across Manitoba to ensure the safety of the public. While doing so, the incumbent exercises considerable authority on behalf of the Agency to ensure compliance with requirements specified under the following provincial statutes supporting the following regulations and applicable codes and standards: Department of Labour Act, Elevator Act, Electricians License Act, Amusement Act - Part 2 and The Technical Safety Act.

Apply to:
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Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
Phone: 204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601
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.


Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.