Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Government managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate economic policy, research and programs in areas of government activity such as taxation, international trade, labour markets, transportation or agriculture. They also plan and direct policies and programs to promote industrial and commercial business development in urban and rural areas. They are employed in government departments and agencies.
chief, economic analysis, chief, forest resource analysis, customs manager, director, business development, director, economic development, director, economic policy analysis, director, energy market analysis, director, excise tax programs, director, farm products marketing, international trade policy manager, manager, grain market analysis, manager, revenue programs, manager, tax policy research, taxation manager, tourism development director, trade development director.
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the development of economic policy research projects and economic programs
- Participate in the development of departmental policies by providing advice to senior government managers
- Organize departmental unit and establish procedures to meet departmental objectives set by senior management
- Direct and advise economists and other professional staff who conduct economic research, prepare reports or administer programs in areas of government activity such as taxation, international trade, labour, transportation or agriculture
- Direct and advise economic development officers or other staff administering programs to promote industrial and commercial business investment in urban or rural areas
- Plan, administer and control research and administration budgets for projects, support services, equipment or supplies
- Organize and direct committees evaluating departmental or agency projects or programs
- Interview, hire and oversee training and professional development.
Outlook & Prospects for Government Managers – Economic Analysis, Policy Development and Program Administration in North Shore 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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|North Shore Region||Undetermined||2014-07-31|
Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Nova Scotia.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014
- Cafeteria services at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Amherst will end in September 2014. Meals will continue to be prepared for patients, and no full-time jobs will be lost. Casual positions, however, could be affected.
- Winners, a department store chain, will open a store in the Truro Mall in Truro in August
- Workers at a Petro-Canada gas bar that closed recently in Glenholme have been offered jobs at a separately-run Petro-Canada operation scheduled to open within a few weeks in nearby Masstown
- The Town of Antigonish and the union representing workers with its electric utility have signed an agreement which will result in a 30% payout of accumulated sick leave, and the return of wages lost by members during a lockout in July 2014
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada will spend $3.5M on improvements to small craft harbours in the federal electoral district of Central Nova. Multiyear construction of a breakwater wharf at Caribou will be among the projects.
- Pearl & Daisy Botanical Bath & Body, a craft soap retailer, has opened at 23 Inglis Place in downtown Truro
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