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Senior Government Managers and Officials  (NOC 0012)
Lanaudière Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Senior government managers and officials plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, the major activities of municipal or regional governments or of provincial, territorial or federal departments, boards, agencies or commissions. They establish the direction to be taken by these organizations in accordance with legislation and policies made by elected representatives or legislative bodies.

assistant deputy minister, chairperson, Human Rights Commission, chief administrative officer – regional municipality, chief statistician – government services, city administrator, deputy minister, director general – government services, executive director – government services, high commissioner.

Senior government managers and officials perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Establish objectives for the organization in accordance with government legislation and policy, formulate or approve and evaluate programs and procedures alone or in conjunction with senior government committees
  • Advise elected representatives on policy questions and refer any major policy matters to these representatives for final decision
  • Recommend, review, evaluate and approve documents, briefs and reports submitted by middle managers and senior staff members
  • Ensure appropriate systems and procedures are developed and implemented to provide budgetary control
  • Co-ordinate department activities with other senior government managers and officials
  • Make presentations to legislative and other government committees regarding policies, programs or budgets.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Berthierville, Joliette, L'Épiphanie, Saint-Gabriel, Saint-Lin-Laurentides, Terrebonne, Domaine-Asselin, Domaine-Ouellet, Lavaltrie, Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie

View a list of Service Canada offices in this area.

Outlook & Prospects for Senior Government Managers and Officials in Lanaudière 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.

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Table on the employment potential for Senior Government Managers and Officials in Lanaudière Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region <Not assigned> 2011-12-21
Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2012-10-17
Capitale-Nationale Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-09-18
Centre-du-Québec Region <Not assigned> 2013-07-04
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-09-18
Côte-Nord Region <Not assigned> 2012-11-29
Estrie Region <Not assigned> 2012-11-14
Gaspésie -- Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region <Not assigned> 2010-11-26
Lanaudière Region <Not assigned> 2012-11-07
Laurentides Region <Not assigned> 2012-10-25
Laval Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2013-04-11
Mauricie Region <Not assigned> 2010-01-14
Montérégie Region <Not assigned> 2012-10-23
Montréal Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-11-16
Nord-du-Québec Region N/A N/A
Outaouais Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2012-10-09
Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean Region <Not assigned> 2012-10-22

Additional Provincial Prospects

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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2014 Week of Feb 17 - Feb 21, 2014 Week of Feb 10 - Feb 14, 2014 Week of Jan 20 - Jan 24, 2014
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