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Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations  (NOC 1214)
Outaouais Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: <i>Mail, Postal and Related Clerks</i> (1461), <i>Letter Carriers</i> (1462) and <i>Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors</i> (1463). They are employed by Canada Post Corporation, courier companies, governments and large corporations.

courier service supervisor, letter carriers supervisor, mail and postal clerks supervisor, mail room supervisor, messenger service supervisor, postal station supervisor, postmaster/mistress.

Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of postal clerks, letter carriers and couriers engaged in the collecting, sorting and delivering of mail, parcels and other material
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
  • Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Ensure smooth operation of computer systems and equipment and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Gatineau, Buckingham, Hull, Maniwaki, Masson-Angers, Thurso, Aylmer, Angers, Bassin-du-Lièvre, Beauchampville, Mont-Cascades

View a list of Service Canada offices in this area.

Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations in Outaouais Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Québec.

Limited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations in Outaouais Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-15
Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-12
Capitale-Nationale Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-02
Centre-du-Québec Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-23
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-09-19
Côte-Nord Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-12-03
Estrie Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-15
Gaspésie -- Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-09
Lanaudière Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-13
Laurentides Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-26
Laval Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2013-04-22
Mauricie Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-14
Montérégie Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-24
Montréal Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-16
Nord-du-Québec Region N/A N/A
Outaouais Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-10-10
Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2012-10-23

Additional Provincial Prospects

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Please consult the Outaouais Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.