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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|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||N/A||N/A|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||N/A||N/A|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||N/A||N/A|
|Red Deer Region||N/A||N/A|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||N/A||N/A|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- February 2014 | (PDF, 610 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 662 KB)
- 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 Feb 24 - Feb 28, 2014
- The Camrose Police Service is seeking new recruits and accepting applications until May 20, 2014
- The City of Lethbridge has approved a new pool basin and change rooms for the Henderson Lake Outdoor Swimming Pool. Construction is scheduled to start in August 2014 and be complete in 2015.
- BONE Structure, a steel building manufacturer, is adding three manufacturing plants in Alberta to its Canadian base over the next year
- The Stony Plain Outdoor Swimming Pool and the Chickakoo Lake Recreation Area have received funding for improvements from the Government of Canada
- The Town of Slave Lake is facing a shortage of physicians with only four doctors remaining in the community following recent departures
- Classic Construction is planning to begin construction in May 2014 on a skywalk connecting Chinook Village and Norwood Grande in Medicine Hat
- The County of Grande Prairie is seeking paid-on-call firefighters to serve at the Teepee Creek Fire Station
- The Municipal District of Willow Creek has rezoned a parcel of land northwest of Nanton, allowing for the development of a proposed gravel pit operation
- The Government of Alberta has announced a new Emergency Medical Services facility for the Town of Peace River, as part of the initiative to consolidate ambulance dispatch services in the province
- Brion Energy Corporation and the Fort McKay First Nation have signed an agreement to proceed with development of the Dover Commercial Project, a thermal oil sands site northwest of Fort McMurray
- BuildForce Canada is projecting that Alberta will lead the construction sector in Canada between 2014 and 2023, with the oil sands and residential construction sectors driving job growth
- A new day-procedures unit at the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge has doubled the available operating space, increased the number of recovery beds and created a separate registration area
- Hermanos Holdings is constructing a $2.5M building in the Campbell Business Park in St. Albert. The building is expected to be complete in July 2014, but no tenants have been announced.
- The Government of Alberta is funding a $1.7M Primary Care Network for the Town of Drayton Valley. The facility is planning to open on April 1, 2014, after the new staff have been hired and the site location has been finalized.
- Construction has stalled on the new $10.5M Koinonia Christian School in Airdrie. The Board of Directors for the new school are hoping that the financial problems can be resolved and that students will be in the school starting in September 2014.
- Alberta Health Services has received funding for a helipad upgrade at the Banff Mineral Springs Hospital. Construction is expected to go to tender in the fall of 2014 and be complete by the next spring.
- The Kinship Park in Coaldale is slated for improvements and additions as a result of fundraising efforts by the local Kinsmen's Club
- The Town of Cochrane and Rocky View County have renewed their fire-services agreement that provides emergency fire response to areas of the county by Cochrane Fire Services
- Rebuilding of the dyke in the Benchlands area northwest of Cochrane, which was damaged in the 2013 floods, is expected to begin shortly
- The Municipal District of Smoky River is expected to start work on the $1.8M South Interceptor Peavine Creek Ditch Project south of Falher on July 3, 2014, with completion three months later
- Athabasca Minerals Inc. has moved one step closer to approval for development of their Firebag Project, following a decision from the Government of Alberta. The site would provide high quality silica sand for use in hydraulic fracturing of wells.
- Grande Prairie Regional College, in Grande Prairie, has recently been granted approval for a new two-year diploma program in Aboriginal Administration. Four new courses have been developed specifically for the program.
- NaturEner has amended its Wild Rose 1 wind energy project south of Walsh, reducing the number of towers but installing more powerful turbines. The company anticipates awarding a contract by February 28, 2014 with construction starting in late 2014.
- The City of Fort Saskatchewan has rezoned a parcel of land to allow for the construction of 170 homes in the South Pointe neighbourhood
- GWL Realty is planning to start construction in 2014 on a mixed-use industrial and commercial development, tentatively named Henday Common, in southwest St. Albert
- Trinidad Drilling will be building six new drilling rigs in 2014, with some of the work at its Nisku facility south of Edmonton. The company also plans to upgrade 30 rigs as part of its $315M capital program for 2014.
- Canadian Natural Resources Limited is spending $3.125B to acquire Devon Canada's Canadian conventional assets, all located in Western Canada. The estimated 900 employees of Devon Canada will transfer to Canadian Natural Resources.
- Realtors in Edson and Whitecourt are seeing a strong demand for housing, from both individual buyers and companies seeking housing for employees and contractors
- Alberta Heat and Power LLC has filed an application with the Alberta Utilities Commission to construct a natural-gas fired electrical generating plant at the JBS Food Canada facility at Brooks, pending public input and review of the application
- The Bow River Lodge, in Canmore, is upgrading its fire protection system immediately, ahead of a major $8M expansion and modernization planned to start in the summer of 2014
- Woodlands County has a substantial amount of bursaries and apprentice scholarships now available to eligible students. Applications are made through the County office.
- Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary has opened a new $10.9M neo-natal intensive care unit with 14 beds
- A $5.5M construction project to build two bridges on Highway 63 at Wandering River is expected to begin on March 3, 2014 and tentatively be complete by August 2014
- Parkland County will be hiring 3.16 full-time equivalents in 2014 as part of their road maintenance program
- The Town of Bonneyville has voted to back stop the construction of a spray park at Little Leap Park, in the event of a funding shortfall. Construction is scheduled to start in early April 2014.
- A recent economic report on the impact of the oil sands sector forecasts that production from the resource will double by 2025 and generate over 753,000 new direct and indirect jobs
- The Government of Alberta is allowing licensed pharmacists to broaden the range of services that they are able to offer to the public under a new four-year agreement
- The Government of Alberta has announced that a new Catholic elementary school will be built in Lethbridge, but no timeline was released for the construction
- Athabasca Minerals Inc. has signed a joint venture agreement with the Wood Buffalo Métis Corporation that will create jobs for Métis members in a range of occupations, from labourer to management positions
- The City of Edmonton is seeing a surge in building permits, and the Edmonton Construction Association is gearing up for business growth and increased hiring of skilled labour
- The development group in charge of the Bow project in downtown Calgary are delaying construction of the second tower on the site, and opting for a public plaza instead
- Ledcor is beginning construction on the new $340M Royal Alberta Museum in downtown Edmonton, with completion scheduled for 2016
- The City of Airdrie has voted to proceed with construction of the new Williamstown Fire Hall
- The Bank of Montreal has opened a new $1M full service branch in Kingsview Market, the second branch for the City of Airdrie
- The Government of Alberta is building three new schools in Edmonton and also expanding a high school to alleviate overcrowding
- The Government of Alberta is investing in the education sector in Calgary with recent announcements for 10 new school projects, the modernization of one school, and the transformation of buildings at Stampede Park into the Calgary Arts Academy
- Canadian University College, based in Lacombe, will be offering a nursing program to its students after an agreement was signed with Red Deer College
- The Province of Alberta is set to receive $1.03B in new health care spending in 2014-15 under the Canada Health Transfer program
- Based on a strong start to the season, The Petroleum Services Association of Canada is forecasting an increase in drilling activity in central Alberta for 2014
- The Province of Alberta is providing $5M to improve mental health services for vulnerable children, including the hiring of additional nurses, therapists and psychiatrists
- The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has reached an agreement with the Province of Alberta to exchange land and improve road infrastructure in the region
- The University of Lethbridge has launched the Canadian Centre for Research in Advanced Fluorine Technologies as a research hub for scientists, students and industry
- Inter Pipeline will be spending $1.3B in 2014 across Alberta on expansion of its oil pipeline system and natural gas extraction facilities
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