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Administrative and Regulatory Occupations

These occupations exist in both the public and the private sector and include a variety of business, administrative, regulatory and programming functions. Duties range from coordinating officer services to public relations. They include administrative, research, coordination, purchasing and regulation compliance and law enforcement tasks.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • University degree or college diploma in public administration, political science, personnel management or another related discipline.
  • Some positions may require a masters degree.
  • Some positions may require specialized training and/or a professional designation or license (i.e. notary public).

Future Prospects:

These occupations are affected by resource developments and are expected to peak in 2017. Employment prospects for these occupations over the long term are moderate.

Job Prospects

Current Workforce:

Approximately 81.0% of workers in this occupational group are women. About 59.8% of employees working in these occupations live in Yellowknife, 20.8% live in the regional centres of Inuvik, Hay River and Fort Smith and 19.3% live in other communities. About 44.4% are employed in the Public Administration industry and 13.4% in the Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction sector.