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Other managers in public administration

OaSIS code 40019.00

Other managers in public administration plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the development of policies and programs which govern the daily operations of legislatures and other activities unique to government such as intergovernmental affairs and elections.

Overview

Also known as

  • Clerk of the committee - Legislative Assembly
  • Elections planning director
  • Federal-provincial relations director
  • Intergovernmental affairs director

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Participate in the development of policies and programs by providing advice to senior government managers of legislatures or departments or agencies involved in activities unique to government
  • Organize government unit or agency and establish procedures to meet objectives set by senior management
  • Direct and advise professional and non-professional staff conducting research, preparing documents or providing administrative support
  • Plan, administer and control research and administration budgets for projects, programs, equipment and supplies
  • Organize and direct committees and working groups to plan, manage or evaluate projects and programs
  • Interview, hire and provide training for staff.

Additional information

  • Progression to senior management positions in this field is possible with experience.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Senior government managers and officials (00011)
  • Financial managers (10010)
  • Human resources managers (10011)
  • Purchasing managers (10012)
  • Other administrative services managers (10019)
  • Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration (40010)
  • Government managers - economic analysis, policy development and program administration (40011)
  • Government managers - education policy development and program administration (40012)
  • Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers (41400)
  • Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts (41401)
  • Business development officers and market researchers and analysts (41402)
  • Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers (41403)
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (41404)
  • Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers (41405)
  • Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers (41406)
  • Program officers unique to government (41407)
  • Other professional occupations in social science (41409)

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Coaching and Developing Others
5 - Highest Level
Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
5 - Highest Level
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance
5 - Highest Level
Staffing
5 - Highest Level
Supervising Subordinates
5 - Highest Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
5 - Very high amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
3 - More than 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
3 - Somewhat close (e.g. share office)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
4 - More than half the time
Standing
Duration
1 - Very little time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
1 - Very little time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
5 - Every day, almost continuously
Duration
5 - All the time, or almost all the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
5 - Extremely important
Frequency
5 - Every day, almost continuously

Workplaces/employers

  • All levels of government

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Mathematical Reasoning
4 - High Level
Multitasking
4 - High Level
Numerical Ability
4 - High Level
Speech Clarity
4 - High Level
Verbal Ability
4 - High Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Coordinating
5 - Highest Level
Management of Financial Resources
5 - Highest Level
Management of Material Resources
5 - Highest Level
Management of Personnel Resources
5 - Highest Level
Monitoring
5 - Highest Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Leadership
5 - Extremely important
Active Learning
4 - Highly important
Adaptability
4 - Highly important
Analytical Thinking
4 - Highly important
Attention to Detail
4 - Highly important