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Telephone operators operate computerized telephone systems to advance and assist the completion of telephone calls. They are employed by telephone companies.
directory assistance operator, telephone operator, telephone service assistant, toll operator.
- Operate telephone systems to advance and complete customers' telephone calls such as long distance, pay telephone, mobile radio/telephone, person to person and emergency calls
- Operate computerized directory listing systems or consult printed directories to provide directory assistance for customers
- Arrange teleconferences, provide emergency services and relay phone service to people with disabilities
- Calculate billing charges and record billing information.
Outlook & Prospects for Telephone Operators in Northwest Territories
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- Canadian North Airlines will be moving 20 positions from Yellowknife to Alberta over the next few months
- Avalon announces positive feasibility study for the Nechalacho mining project, located 100 km southeast of Yellowknife. The study estimates $36.7M in yearly labour costs.
- A Calgary-based firm has been hired by the Alberta government to study the feasibility of a northern pipeline to Tuktoyaktuk
Week of Mar 25 – Mar 29, 2013
- NWT launches Move Up program to recruit for growing economy
- CanNor announced $297,200 in funding over the next two years to improve drainage infrastructure in Tulita. The project is expected to create up to 20 jobs.
Week of Mar 11 – Mar 15, 2013
- Federal government contributes an additional $50M for construction of the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway
- Transfer of resource control to Northwest Territories may spur oil, gas development
- Rare earth element (REE) project in Thor Lake, NWT under environmental review
- NWT Fishermen’s Federation to take over fish plant in Hay River
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