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If you are interested in working as a Manager in Natural Resources Production and Fishing in Canada, you will be pleased to know that job candidates in your occupation in Canada are in demand.

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Important statistics for this occupation:

  • This field allows progression to senior management with experience.
  • Just under one half of new job openings in this field will result from retirements.
  • Growth is particularly strong in the oil and gas extraction sector.
  • The vast majority of job seekers in this field will come from other occupations in the oil and gas extraction sector, and the mining sector.
  • The median yearly income for a Manager in Natural Resources Production and Fishing is $100,000 in Canada, with high incomes reported in the range of $160,000.

Duties for Managers in Natural Resources Production and Fishing

This group includes managers who plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments in forestry and logging, mining and quarrying, oil and gas drilling, production and servicing operations, and commercial fishing.

Description of Main Duties

Managers in Natural Resources Production and Fishing perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Oversee and analyze operations in forestry, logging, mining, quarrying, or oil and gas operations or in services to logging, mining and oil and gas industries, or in commercial fishing
  • Recommend operational changes to senior management when necessary to ensure that production quotas and procedures are met
  • Prepare production reports for review by senior management
  • Confer with other managers to set production quotas, to plan extraction sites and to develop policies for the removal of raw materials
  • Evaluate efficiency of production sites to determine adequacy of personnel, equipment and technologies used, and make changes to work schedule or equipment when necessary
  • Ensure adherence to safety regulations
  • Hire personnel and oversee training needs of staff
  • May direct peripheral activities such as the construction of access roads or temporary living quarters.

Example job titles for Managers in Natural Resources Production and Fishing:

  • Director of mining
  • Manager, drilling operations
  • Manager, fishing operations
  • Manager, forestry operations
  • Manager, gas field operations
  • Manager, oil well servicing
  • Mine manager
  • Quarry manager
  • Shore captain – fishing

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