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Manitoba Government (Winnipeg, MB)

This job opportunity is being advertised on behalf of the following organization and is not a Manitoba government civil service position.


AY3 Administrative Secretary 3 ; AY4 Administrative Secretary 4


Casual – Multiple Positions

Manitoba Legislative Assembly


Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 12223

Salary(s): AY3 $22.98 – $26.28 per hour ; AY4 $25.79 – $29.38 per hour

Closing Date: January 1, 2024

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 Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

The incumbent of this position is an employee of the Legislative Assembly.

The Hansard Branch of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly is responsible for the verbatim record of the debates while the Legislative Assembly is in session. The Branch consists of skilled, dedicated employees working to produce a high-quality document as a part of Manitoba’s history.

This is casual employment with work periods typically occurring from March to June and October to December of each year. We are currently recruiting for multiple casual positions where the incumbent(s) would work shifts of up to 7.25 hours with start times between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.. Casual shifts are offered based on the needs of the department, as well as the availability of staff members.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • The incumbent must be, and remain, politically non-partisan in both perception and fact.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours while the Legislature is in session.

Essential Criteria:

  • Strong English language skills demonstrated in a relevant professional setting, including excellent ability with spelling, punctuation and sentence structure
  • Excellent typing skills with a minimum typing speed of 65wpm, as well as experience using computer software.
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with colleagues, supervisors and managers.
  • The ability to contribute to a team environment.
  • Ability to handle stress while achieving a set deadline within a specific time frame.

Desired Criteria:

  • Interest in and knowledge of Manitoba current events.
  • French language skills considered an asset.

Under the supervision of the Managing Editor, the incumbent is responsible for either transcribing or proofreading the Debates and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly and its committees. The incumbent is compensated based on the duties they are assigned.

Competitive Process: In addition to a Selection Board interview, the competition will include a comprehensive assessment consisting of four parts: spelling, word/phrase recognition, transcribing and proofreading.

In order to be considered for this opportunity, applicants are required to submit an application form for screening purposes. Applicants are not required to submit a cover letter or a resume at this time; however, may be asked to submit a resume, references or other documentation at a later time.

Link for application form:

Apply to:

Advertisement # 12223

Manitoba Legislative Assembly

Human Resource Services

302-386 Broadway

Winnipeg MB , R3C 3R6

Phone: 204-945-7279

Fax: 204-948-3115


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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