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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 Kootenay Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- International Forest Products has purchased two Kootenay region timber tenures that will sustain production at the company’s Castlegar sawmill. According to the most recent figures available, the mill employs over 100 people.
Week of Apr 08 – Apr 12, 2013
- Development of Centermount Coal’s Bingay mine in the Elk Valley has been temporarily suspended, due to reduced global demand for iron ore. The project, employing 14 consultants, may resume in the summer of 2014.
Week of Feb 25 – Mar 01, 2013
Week of Nov 05 – Nov 09, 2012
- Canfor Corp. reopened the Radium Hot Springs sawmill on October 29th, 2012. Canfor expects an initial workforce of 136 employees at the Radium mill by the end of November, with 144 employed in 2013.
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