Manitoba, Government of
Members of the Government of Manitoba's 'New Professionals Network' assist new staff at an event for new employees  

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2020):

Here are some of the reasons why Manitoba, Government of was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2020):

  • Government of Manitoba manages a 12-month development program for high-potential employees who self-identify as Indigenous, visible minority, or persons with disabilities -- participating employees receive customized training and development opportunities, including workshops, stretch assignments and job rotations
  • Government of Manitoba launched a Safe Spaces initiative to create awareness of LGBT issues in the workplace and established a dedicated employee network called WAVE for LGBT2SQ+ employees and allies
Members of 'VMNet,' the Government of Manitoba's employee network for visible minorities, volunteer at a local food bank  

Highlights

Industry Provincial government
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Brandon MB
Full-time employees in Canada 11,842
Part-time employees in Canada 1,252
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Diversity Champion, Accessibility Champion
Formal commitment diversity and inclusion strategy, diversity and inclusion unit, Manitoba Policy on Access to Government (to ensure that persons with disabilities have equal access to public information, public events and customer service)
Recruitment initiatives 1-year internship program for Indigenous peoples, visible minorities or persons with disabilities, participates in Project Search program to provide high school students with intellectual disabilities with work experience
Retention and development programs 12-month development program for high-potential employees who self-identify as Indigenous, visible minority, or persons with disabilities
Employee resource groups Civil Servants with Abilities Network (persons with visible and invisible disabilities), Touchstone (Indigenous peoples), Visible Minority Network, We are All Valuable and Equal (WAVE for LGBT2SQ+)
Training and awareness training on topics such as diversity awareness, accessibility, mental health first aid, supporting transgender and gender diverse Manitobans, and Indigenous peoples, is currently developing a centralized database of diversity learning and awareness resources
Diversity highlights all departments in the civil service have a diversity and inclusion plan, supported by a dedicated senior executive champion, Safe Spaces initiative to build awareness of sexual orientation and gender identity diversity
Some of the diversity-focused partnerships Manitoba Employment Equity Practitioners Association (member)
Supplier diversity programs Indigenous procurement initiative to support Indigenous businesses and service providers

The Career Directory

Manitoba, Government of has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
The Government of Manitoba's legislative building

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Provincial government
Full-time employees in Canada 10,001 to 25,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Brandon MB
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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