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Planning Assistant

AP2 Planning Assistant 2


September 15, 2023

Municipal Relations

Community Planning, Community Planning and Development

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40525

Salary(s):   AP2 $50,763.00 – $60,597.00 per year

Closing Date:   February 20, 2023

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 established to fill future term and regular vacancies. 

The department of Municipal Relations is looking for a Planning Assistant to provide support to the Community Planning & Development Branch in the Winnipeg office.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form. The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.

Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, however in order to be considered for this opportunity you must submit both the application form and your resume.

Please click here to access application form
Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada



  • A Diploma or Degree in Planning, Geography, or Resource Management or other related education. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
  • Effective written communication skills to present ideas clearly and concisely in graphic and written form.
  • Experience working in an office in which land use planning was the focus of work (planning legislation, policy, by-laws etc.).
  • Experience working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Effective verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail to maintain an high degree of accuracy.
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritize and manage competing deadlines.
  • Experience providing technical, criteria based review and analysis of planning documents.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with staff, clients, other government departments and agencies.
  • Ability to take initiative to identify issues and potential solutions.
  • Experience interpreting registered plans, assessment rolls, and legal documents related to land parcels.

Reporting to the Manager, the Planning Assistant provides technical and specialized assistance on the processing and tracking of planning by-laws and amendments. The incumbent will be responsible for creating and maintaining various databases and records, administration of the provincial livestock technical review process, assisting in the preparation of procedure manuals and educational material, providing technical support with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications and related technology, and using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to conduct research, analysis, and preparation of maps and reports.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40525
Service Centre 2
Human Resource Services
360-1395 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2
Phone:  204-945-7182
Fax: 204-948-2841


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 for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. 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.

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