ORDER DATE..................................: October 12, 2017
JOB TITLE........................................: INSPECTION OFFICER (INVESTIGATOR)
ADVERTISEMENT #.......................: 33337
NATIONAL OCCUPATION CODE.: 1114
NUMBER OF POSITIONS..............: 1
POSITION TYPE.............................: PERMANENT, FULL-TIME, 40 HOURS/WEEK
The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT) is a provincial government Special Operating Agency that manages and protects the affairs of Manitobans who are unable to do so themselves and have no one else willing or able to act. This includes mentally incompetent and vulnerable adults. The PGT also administers estates of deceased Manitobans where there is no one else willing, capable and appropriate to do so.
The Investigator is responsible for the fieldwork necessary to administer client’s affairs and deceased estates. The incumbent will conduct searches, prepare detailed inventories, take possession and control of movable items from a client’s premises, obtain appraisals for personal property and arrange for their sale or disposal. Also conducts interviews with clients' families and related contacts, liaises with stakeholders and service providers; may liaise with banks, trust companies and businesses.
- Experience working in a professional setting with people who have a mental illness, dementia or vulnerable people living with a mental disability as well as their families and service providers
- Ability to work in hoarding environments, which may include rodent and insect infestations
- Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to effectively manage a high volume of work
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders such as other government departments, community police services, a variety of professionals and the general public
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to speak in a clear and concise manner
- Excellent written communication skills including (but not limited to) report writing, letters and memos
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to make sound decisions
- Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail
- Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook or equivalent programs
- Experience conducting interviews and investigations to locate financial resources, documents and property
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
- Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
- A valid driver's licence with daily access to a vehicle to transport clients' belongings
- Ability to travel within the service area
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs (23 kg)
- Ability to achieve and maintain Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL)
- Ability to be bonded in Manitoba
- Experience interpreting and applying policies and/or legislation, such as The Public Guardian and Trustee Act (Manitoba) and other relevant policies or legislation
- Experience conducting physical searches of property or residences, including preparing detailed inventories of goods and belongings
- Experience with the safe-handling, transportation and storage of firearms
- Experience working with culturally diverse populations
Please contact (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development at 204-989-7110 for more details.
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