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Government managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the development and administration of health care policies, social policies and related programs designed to protect and promote the health and social welfare of individuals and communities. These managers are employed by government departments and agencies.
city medical officer of health, director, health information and promotion, director, housing policy and development, immigration and settlement director, manager, health program operations, manager, social services planning, social services director – government services.
- Participate in the development of health or social 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 health or social policy researchers, consultants or program officers who conduct research, prepare documents or administer programs for individuals and communities in areas such as health and social services, employment and immigration, labour or housing
- Plan, administer and control budgets for research and administration, support services and equipment and supplies
- Organize and direct committees and working groups to plan, manage or evaluate health and social services projects and programs
- Interview, hire and provide training for staff.
Outlook & Prospects for Government Managers – Health and Social Policy Development and Program Administration in Moncton--Richibucto Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2014
- Bonte Foods will expand the raw meats and fresh meals division at its plant in Dieppe, while discontinuing its sauce and bakery operations. Twenty new positions will be added initially, and the number could rise to 50 or 60 within two years.
- The former Deware¿s Supermarket on Elmwood Drive in Moncton will be demolished in the spring, and the property converted into a service centre with space for a number of potential businesses
- The Conference Board of Canada predicts the Moncton economy will grow by 2% in 2014, due to increases in the construction, finance and insurance, real estate, business services, and transportation and warehousing industries. The city¿s economy grew by 1.7% in 2013.
- Upgrades and renovations on the Capitol Theatre in Moncton, worth $500,000, will take place this year, and are expected to be completed by the spring of 2015
- BMM Testlabs Canada, a Las Vegas-based gaming network consulting company, will create up to 173 jobs over four years for people with an IT background to do software programming, quality assurance testing, and related work, in Dieppe. The company, with over 15 workers currently in the area, will be eligible for a provincial payroll rebate program.
- BellaDerma Perfect Skin Centre, featuring skin treatment and massage services, has opened on Main Street in Moncton
- Professors and librarians have ended their nearly four-week strike at Mount Allison University in Sackville. Both parties have agreed to submit all outstanding differences around issues of equitable pay, pensions, and control over teaching and research to binding arbitration for resolution.
- Kingswood Academy, a private education centre, expects to add six more teachers to the 20 now on staff when it moves into a new building in Moncton north in the fall of 2014. Newco Construction will build the centre, which will also provide space for daycare and after-school programs.
- The Greater Moncton International Airport saw a 5.3% increase in passenger traffic in 2013 over 2012. Cargo traffic has also increased by 8.5% over two years since 2011.
- Freshii, a chain of restaurant franchises, will open its first Atlantic Canada location in February, at 679 Main Street in Moncton, employing 10 people
- Dieppe-based Adelin Properties plans to begin constructing a 1,800-square-metre strip mall in the spring, near Davidson Physiotherapy in Riverview. It should be ready for occupancy by the fall of 2014. No tenants have yet been signed.
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