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Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in logging operations and silvicultural operations. They are employed by logging companies, contractors and government agencies.
forest operations supervisor, forestry crew supervisor, hook tender, logging contractor, logging foreman/woman, production supervisor – logging, silviculture supervisor, woods foreman/woman.
- Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of logging and forestry workers in woodland operations, often in several work locations over several square kilometres
- Supervise silvicultural activities such as scarification, planting and vegetation control
- Schedule work crews, equipment and transportation for several work locations
- Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve work methods
- Instruct workers in safety, recognize unsafe work conditions and modify work procedures
- Ensure that government regulations are met
- Communicate with forestry technical, professional and management personnel regarding forest harvesting and forest management plans, procedures and schedules
- Prepare production and other reports
- Hire and train new workers.
Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Logging and Forestry in South Coast--Burin Peninsula 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|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||2012-02-28|
According to the 2006 Census, only a small number of people are employed in this occupation in the South Coast-Burin region. Therefore, it is likely that the chances of finding employment in this occupation are LIMITED. This means that there are relatively weak employment opportunities for skilled workers in this occupation. Although employment opportunities are limited in the South Coast-Burin region, opportunities may exist in other regions of the province. People who are interested in work elsewhere should research the opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets across the province.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has ordered that up to half a million fish at a salmon farm in Hermitage Bay are to be killed due to a case of infectious salmon anemia (ISA).
Week of Dec 17 – Dec 21, 2012
- A new case of infectious salmon anemia has been confirmed at Cooke Aquaculture, located at Pot Harbour in the northern arm of Hermitage Bay
Week of Nov 05 – Nov 09, 2012
- Gray Aqua Group Limited has received $5M in provincial funding to support the expansion of its business in the Coast of Bays
Week of May 21 – May 25, 2012
- Stakeholders of NL's fish processing sector met with Ministerial Committee on Fisheries Issues to discuss future
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