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Minimum qualifications

  • Grade 12 Diploma; G.E.D. Certificate; or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Windows operating system
  • Demonstrated ability to keyboard accurately, minimum 40 words per minute, using proper keyboarding techniques (i.e. fingers on home-row, eyes on the computer monitor)
  • Ability to pass job-related testing
  • Ability to provide timely, accurate, professional, customer-oriented teamwork services while multitasking in a high volume work environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills (minimum intermediate level) in English
  • If declaring bilingual, must also possess well-developed verbal and written communication skills (minimum intermediate level) in the stated language
  • Ability to deal discreetly with confidential and sensitive matters
  • Ability to assess situations and make sound decisions, selecting from alternatives; remain composed, organized under pressure/stress
  • Ability to learn the operation of a computer aided dispatch system, telephone answering system or other mandated communication medium
  • Must demonstrate a strong knowledge of the City of Winnipeg streets, roads, major routes and common place locations
  • Willingness and ability to attend and successfully complete additional training as defined by the Service
  • Willingness and ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, days/evenings/nights and holidays
  • The ability to establish and maintain a positive, respectful, safe and healthy work environment that supports the physical, psychological and social working relationships with members at all levels in a team environment
  • Diploma in a French Immersion Program or other language program an asset
  • Courses in Public Safety or Emergency Communications an asset

IMPORTANT: Applicants who have been educated outside of Canada must have education which is comparable to the minimum qualification in Canada. Applicants submitting foreign credentials require an official academic assessment report issued by a recognized Canadian assessment service** at application.

Conditions of employment


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Last update: August 29, 2019

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Make the Right Call
  • Emergency calls: 9-1-1
  • Non-emergency calls:
    1-204-986-6222
  • Hearing impaired
    (TeleTypewriter–TTYonly):
    1-204-942-7920
    *If police assistance is required, call 911.

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