Emergency management officer

City of Winnipeg’s Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service department is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Emergency management officer. City of Winnipeg’s Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service department, delivers crucial emergency response services to the community. It provide rapid and skilled assistance in firefighting, medical emergencies, and specialized rescues. Operating within Winnipeg, Manitoba, the department functions as a cornerstone of public safety, ensuring swift and effective interventions in critical situations, thus safeguarding lives and property throughout the city. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Winnipeg
Department: Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service
Position: Emergency management officer
No of Vacancies: 3
Salary: $3044.12 – $4148.82 Biweekly
Employment Type: Full Time/Permanent
Employee Group: Out of Scope
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Shift: 35 hours/week
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Reference Number: 124563


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of Bachelor Degree
Experience: Candidates should have twenty-four  months’ experience working in Emergency Management, Emergency Services, Military, Business Continuity, or other crisis work including Emergency Social Services

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should have ability to coordinate and present training is essential
  • The candidates should the ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with a wide range of partners in a stressful environment
  • The candidates should have ability to remain calm in stressful emergency and disaster situations, with an ability to adapt to unforeseen changes and schedule interruptions

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should possess a postgraduate qualification Applied Disaster and Emergency Studies, Business Administration or Commerce, Public Administration, Geography, Computer Science, and successful completion of emergency management courses. A Bachelor’s Degree or postgraduate qualification with an Emergency Management focus
  • The candidates should be considered with an acceptable and equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • The candidates should have successful completion Emergency Management Certificate from a recognized educational institution, Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) certification or Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification from the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 200, 300, or 400 level course certificates, Emergency Management Exercise Design Certificate from a recognized educational institution and Business Continuity certification from a recognized institution
  • The candidates should possess knowledge and understanding of legislation, regulations, standards, codes, guidelines, best practices, plans, protocols, and procedures related to emergency management and business continuity
  • The candidates should have knowledge of the operation of an emergency operations center, as well as the operation of a large organization municipal government and its interdepartmental relationships and familiar with established emergency management organizations and professional networks
  • The candidates should possess problem-solving skills that demonstrate critical and creative thinking and use databases, run reports, and analyze and present data and technical information and effective organizational skills should be used to meet assigned deadlines through the prioritization of multiple tasks in a stressful environment
  • The candidates should have effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing, including experience in the preparation of draft correspondence and project management skills
  • The candidates should have ability to learn and utilize various software, including GIS applications and proficiency in using Microsoft Office Products and the ability to learn new technology
  • The candidates should a valid Manitoba Class 5 Full Driver’s License (or provincial equivalent)


  • The candidates should be able to assist with the emergency management and business continuity programs, the Emergency Management Coordination Committee (EMCC), and the Emergency Operations Centre
  • The candidates should be able to assist with the planning, development, and maintenance of the City of Winnipeg’s Emergency Management Program and Emergency Management Plan
  • The candidates should be able to assist with the planning, development, and implementation of emergency management exercises and drills
  • The candidates should be able to administer emergency management and business continuity training
  • The candidates should be able to participate in and lead ongoing emergency management meetings, presentations, and public education initiatives with internal and external partners


  • The candidates will get dental plan, vision care, pension plan, travel insurance, extended health coverage, corporate employee wellness program and group life insurance

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume and reference number) through the below-mentioned details.

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