Crown Land Process Development Specialist

Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development

Minnedosa, Manitoba

Regular/Full-Time, Advertisement Number: 37997, Salary Range: $72,355.00 – $91,847.00 per year, Closing Date: October 12, 2021

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 created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

The Manitoba Government has a comprehensive benefits package, which includes extended health, health spending, dental, vision, long-term disability, supportive employment program, maternity and parental leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).


Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be a member of, or eligible for membership in, the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists at the Professional Agrologist level.

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with an emphasis in Economics, Policy, Business or an equivalent related discipline and/or specialty. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in the agriculture industry working in the areas of policy development, environment, finance and/or economics.
  • Experience with financial accounting/analysis.
  • Knowledge of policy and regulation development processes.
  • Excellent written communication skills for writing advisory notes, correspondence and related supporting materials for senior management.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to make decisions using sound judgment.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, summarize data from a variety of sources resulting in policy, program and regulation recommendations.
  • Strong political acumen used to deal with complex and sensitive issues.
  • Strong leadership skills used to work with internal and/or external colleagues/clients/stakeholders. 

Desired Criteria:

  • Multi-land use/resource planning experience.
  • Working knowledge of the provincial Crown-Indigenous consultation policy and procedures.
  • Negotiation experience.


The Crown Land Process Development Specialist (PDS) is responsible for leading and providing expert policy analysis and procedural tool development primarily in the area of agricultural Crown land management and in terms of service delivery, non-agricultural Crown land management as well. In collaboration with the department’s Central Policy unit the PDS is expected to follow an appropriate policy process (problem identification, consultation, analysis, consideration of policy options, implementation, monitoring/evaluation), to initiate the assessment and development of policy response options for the province, and provide reports and recommendations for senior management. PDS is also responsible for engaging with their federal and provincial counterparts to develop and administer provincial programming with respect to ensuring sustainable ecosystems through responsible Crown Land use, development, management and deliverables. The incumbent is expected to represent the department on the provincial, inter-provincial and national level, regarding program development.


Advertisement No. 37997, Service Centre 4, Human Resource Services

600-259 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB. R3B 2A9

Phone:  204-945-7859, Fax: 204-945-0601


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 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.