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Human Resource Services

Human Resource (HR) Services is the people division of the City of Winnipeg. Our team consists of over 140 HR staff functioning in a hybrid service delivery model. With 10 Specialty HR teams creating HR programming and 8 HR departmental generalist teams leading the implementation across the City of Winnipeg’s 23 business units/departments. Our programs continue to evolve to support our goal of being a destination employer for the hundreds of professions that make up our workforce of over 10,000 employees.

Our HR services teams are committed to offering consistent, smart, simplified, people oriented advice and programs that helps build and retain a highly capable workforce.

Our HR Generalist teams work as true business partners located directly within each department to support the unique business goals of City of Winnipeg operations.

We are committed to improving and evolving our services and delivery model. Our HR services and the delivery model is currently under review. We are always looking to improve the quality of our service while ensuring it is both sustainable and efficient. Commitment to improving allows us to compete in the Winnipeg labour market for talented public service staff.


“The City of Winnipeg HR Department is striving to become a destination employer for exceptional HR generalist and HR Specialty staff that are recognized as leaders in innovative people practices within the public sector. Together with our leadership teams we want to create opportunities for staff development, promotion, and excellence with a capable workforce representative of the citizens and the communities we serve”.


“To be a valued business partner to our departments and to provide advice, guidance, and expertise to support the delivery of public services through a diverse workforce of over 10,000 highly skilled and capable staff ”.

Values and Competency

Sharing the core 5 competencies, the City of Winnipeg HR team is focused on providing essential HR services to our customers, business partners, staff, and the community by delivering services focused on the values/ competencies of (1) integrity & trust, (2) respecting diversity, (3) citizen and customers service, (4) ethics and values, and (5) results oriented programs.

Human Resources Speciality Services

  • Employee Health & Organizational Wellness
  • Workplace Health & Safety
  • Labour Relations, Negotiations, & HR Policy  
  • Total Compensation, Rewards, & Benefits
  • Recruitment & Staffing
  • Job Design & Classification
  • Occupational Health & Fitness
  • HR Systems, Research, & Reporting
  • Organizational Training & Development
  • Diversity and Employment Equity

Departmental HR Teams

  • Public Works
  • Water and Waste
  • Winnipeg Transit
  • Community Services & Animal Services
  • Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services
  • Campus HR (13 combined business units)
  • Planning, Property, & Development/Golf Services
  • Winnipeg Police Service

Organizational Chart

For more information:

  • Telephone: 204-986-3902
  • Fax: 204-986-7025
Last update: January 24, 2020