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Director of Municipal Safety Employer: RM of St. Andrews Location: Clandeboye, MB Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:


Located in Manitoba’s Interlake Region, the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews runs along the Red River as it flows northward to Lake Winnipeg.  The RM is convenient for its location to urban centers and a short drive to lake front resort communities.  The Municipal Office is an easy 30-minute drive from Winnipeg and 10 minutes north of Selkirk, MB.  St. Andrews is an agricultural community with residential areas, seasonal cottages around the creeks and waterways, neighbourhood businesses, and an Industrial area surrounding the St. Andrews Airport.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, and as part of the Management Team, this position will be responsible for supporting community safety with the RM of St. Andrews.  This role will be responsible for fire safety (three firehalls); municipal by-law services; serving as the municipality’s liaison with the RCMP and will also be the Emergency Management Coordinator.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in Public Safety or a related discipline or a suitable combination of relevant experience and education.
  • Specialized training in Municipal Law and Regulation, Community Safety and Emergency Management would be definite assets.
  • A CMMA certificate would be an asset.
  • A minimum of five years of directly related experience with a minimum of two years in a leadership or management capacity.
  • Demonstrated experience with operating and capital budget development and administration.
  • Experience managing staff and contractors in the public sector.
  • Experience with strategic and operational planning, project management, conflict resolution and facilitation.
  • Prior experience as part of or managing an emergency management team, with a demonstrated ability to plan, develop and implement emergency responses to a variety of situations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a proven collaborator, with a demonstrated ability to effectively address diverse and highly sensitive matters.

Please see the RM website for full job description

An equivalent combination of education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities may be considered.

This is a full-time management position.  The RM offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. 

Resumes, including a cover letter can be sent to the email address as noted below. 

The position will remain open until filled and applications will commence being considered starting July 14, 2023

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Attention:  Laurel Repski

                   Human Resource Consultant for RM of St. Andrews



Direct Applications To:

As metioned above.

Application Deadline: Open until filled