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Administrative officers oversee and implement administrative procedures, establish work priorities and co-ordinate the acquisition of administrative services such as office space, supplies and security services. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.
access to information and privacy officer, administrative officer, administrative services co-ordinator, co-ordinator, office services, forms management officer, liaison officer, office administrator, office manager, planning officer, records analyst – access to information, requirements officer – military, surplus assets officer, university admissions officer.
- Oversee and co-ordinate office administrative procedures and review, evaluate and implement new procedures
- Establish work priorities, delegate work to office support staff, and ensure deadlines are met and procedures are followed
- Carry out administrative activities associated with admissions to post-secondary educational institutions
- Administer policies and procedures related to the release of records in processing requests under government access to information and privacy legislation
- Co-ordinate and plan for office services, such as accommodation, relocations, equipment, supplies, forms, disposal of assets, parking, maintenance and security services
- Assist in preparation of operating budget and maintain inventory and budgetary controls
- Assemble data and prepare periodic and special reports, manuals and correspondence.
Outlook & Prospects for Administrative Officers in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat 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 Alberta.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Alberta||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Administrative Officers (NOC 1221) in Alberta. Compared with all other occupations, more job openings are expected as a result of workers retiring. However, this will be offset by proportionately more unemployed workers with experience in this occupation who may compete for available jobs.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Alberta was 44 years and 21% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, approximately 34,500 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Calgary Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Camrose--Drumheller Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Edmonton Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Red Deer Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-05-22|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- July 2014 | (PDF, 765 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 641 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 602 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 669 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 600 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 662 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 226 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 536 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 534 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 657 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 235 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 438 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 487 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 445 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 240 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 294 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 437 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 241 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 435 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 227 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2014
- The Town of High River and the Government of Alberta have developed a long-term flood recovery plan for the area, with funding in place until September 2018
- Rental availability has increased in the Didsbury area as homeowners are choosing to rent their properties while they wait for house prices to recover from recent slumps in the market
- The County of Grande Prairie has added a seasonal employee to perform hazard assessments as part of the Wild Fire mitigation plan for the county
- FMC Technologies and Earl's Kitchen and Bar are holding job fairs in Grande Prairie during early September 2014
- The Village of Dewberry is building a new community hall in the fall of 2014, with assistance from the Government of Alberta, through the Community Facility Enhancement Program
- Mountain View County council has approved a financing bylaw that will fund the construction phase of the Sundre seniors' lodge project
- Telus is planning to connect 90% of the homes and businesses to fiber-optic cable in the Town of Peace River, with completion expected before the winter of 2015
- Calgary home builders are expecting that 2014 will be the busiest construction year since the boom in 2006, even though there is a shortage of framing carpenters in the region
- Lethbridge City Council has approved an additional $55M to add a field house and fitness centre to the new leisure centre complex currently under construction
- Keyano College in Fort McMurray has launched a program in non-destructive testing, in partnership with the Acuren Group. Program graduates will be eligible for employment with Acuren as testing technicians.
- The Government of Alberta is soliciting bids from developers for the Parsons Creek Continuing Care Facility project in Fort McMurray
- The Mikisew Cree First Nation and construction firm, Heavy North, have formed a limited partnership called Mikisew North, to pursue opportunities in the oil sands construction sector
- Cold Lake Lodge has received a combined $6.8M from the provincial and federal governements for renovations to 58 existing units and for the addition of 18 new units. Construction is expected to begin in the spring of 2015.
- AltaLink is upgrading the transmission line and building a new Johnson substation northwest of Didsbury, following recent approvals from the Alberta Utilities Commission
- The Village of Rockyford is spending $480,000 to upgrade and repair the infrastructure and electrical systems at its water treatment plant
- Ivanhoé Cambridge is spending over $60M to relocate and expand the food court at CrossIron Mills, located north of Calgary. Construction activity, which will result in additional retail space at the mall, is expected to start in January 2015.
- The Alberta Utilities Commission has approved the construction of two natural gas-fired electrical generating plants for the Genesee site located southwest of Stony Plain
- A Sobeys store in downtown Edmonton closed its doors on July 31, 2014
- Calgary has seen an 18% increase in luxury home sales since last year. So far this year, 542 homes over $1M have sold in the city, compared to 727 for all of 2013.
- The Federal Government is providing funding of $241M for a new transit garage and a new fleet of natural gas buses in Calgary
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