Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba / WCB Manitoba jobs
Head office: Winnipeg (Manitoba)
Year of creation: 1917
Type of company: government agency
Sector of activity: injury and disability insurance
The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB) has statutory responsibility for all matters of the workers compensation system in Manitoba. It is an injury and disability insurance system for workers and their employers, paid by employers. It has two main functions: (1) to ensure the health and safety of workers in Manitoba and their return to work and (2) to prevent and reduce workplace injury and illness. WCB insures over 34,000 employers and 76 % of the Manitoba workforce.
WCB relies on the skills (whether financial, legal, customer service etc.) and dedication of its employees to fulfill its mandate. It has partnered with Connect Employment Services Agency in an effort to include and train people with disabilities so they may find gainful employment either with WCB or other entities. Current job opportunities include a maintenance worker and an external professional investment committee member.
WCB provides its employees with competitive wages and a variety of benefits: a compressed work week schedule with earned days off, an on-site fitness room, lunch and learn, and vacation and leave benefits. It also offers its employees a comprehensive health and dental benefits package, a protected pension plan, a safe and equitable workplace and a
unionized environment. It fosters the growth and development of its employees by offering professional development and on the job training. WCB is one of Manitoba’s Top Employers for 2018.
WCB strongly embraces and promotes diversity and inclusiveness. It strives to achieve a workplace that is safe, welcoming, collaborative and reflective of the community that it serves and represents. It is committed to the continued growth and development of its staff. Developmental training programs are offered to further employee skills and aid in the evolution and progress of their careers. WCB also offers job-shadowing programs to enable employees to get a glimpse of the day-to-day responsibilities of another position and the skills they may need to acquire to fill the position. WCB also supports a variety of organizations in the community. It believes in community outreach and social responsibility. It supports the Heart and Stroke Foundation as well as The United Way campaign, to name a few. WCB believes that its people are its greatest asset and investment.
The Programs & Standards Specialist serves as a provincial leader in the development, implementation, management, quality assurance and promotion of safety standards and programs. The incumbent sets standards, certifies and trains partners, approves