Senior government managers and officials

National Occupation Code (NOC): 0012

Senior government managers and officials plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, the major activities of municipal or regional governments or of provincial, territorial or federal departments, boards, agencies or commissions. They establish the direction to be taken by these organizations in accordance with legislation and policies made by elected representatives or legislative bodies.

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Job Duties for Senior government managers and officials

  • Establish objectives for the organization in accordance with government legislation and policy, formulate or approve and evaluate programs and procedures alone or in conjunction with senior government committees
  • Advise elected representatives on policy questions and refer major policy matters to these representatives for final decision
  • Recommend, review, evaluate and approve documents, briefs and reports submitted by middle managers and senior staff members
  • Co-ordinate department activities with other senior government managers and officials
  • Make presentations to legislative and other government committees regarding policies, programs or budgets
  • Allocate human and financial resources to implement organizational policies and programs
  • Establish financial and administrative controls.

Working Conditions for Senior government managers and officials

Work takes place in a typical office setting.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Assistant Chief Statistician - Government Services
  • Assistant Comptroller General - Government Services
  • Assistant Deputy Minister
  • Assistant Deputy Minister - Government Services
  • Assistant Executive Director - Government Services
  • Assistant General Director - Government Services
  • Assistant Undersecretary Of State
  • Band Manager - First Nations
  • Chairman/woman - Government Services
  • Chairperson - Government Services
  • Chief - Disaster Management
  • Chief Administrative Officer - Government Services
  • Chief Administrative Officer - Regional Municipality
  • Chief Electoral Officer
  • Chief Privacy Officer - Government Services
  • Chief Statistician - Government Services
  • City Administrator
  • City Hall Clerk
  • City Manager
  • City Superintendent
  • Clerk Of The House Of Commons
  • Clerk Of The Privy Council
  • Commissioner - Government Services
  • Commissioner Of Inquiries
  • Commissioner Of Inquiries - Government Services
  • Comptroller General - Government Services
  • Comptroller General Of Canada
  • Consul
  • Council Secretary - Government Services
  • County Clerk
  • Deputy Commissioner - Government Services
  • Deputy Minister
  • Deputy Minister - Government Services
  • Deputy Municipal Clerk
  • Deputy Provincial Secretary - Government Services
  • Director General - Government Services
  • Employment Insurance Appeals Board Chairperson
  • Employment Insurance Commissioner
  • Executive Administrator - Government Agency
  • Executive Administrator - Government Department
  • Executive Director - Emergency Preparedness
  • Executive Director - Government Services
  • Fire Marshal
  • First Nations Band Manager
  • General Manager - Government Services
  • General Secretary - Government Services
  • Government Agency Commissioner
  • Government Agency President
  • Government Agency Senior Administrator
  • Grain Commissioner
  • Health Commissioner
  • High Commissioner
  • Highway Commissioner
  • Human Rights Commission Chairperson
  • Inspector General Of Financial Institutions
  • Liquor Commissioner
  • Local Government Manager
  • Manager - First Nations
  • Municipal Administrator
  • Ombudsperson - Government Services
  • Parole Board Chairman/woman
  • President - Government Services
  • Railroad Commissioner
  • Receiver General For Canada
  • Regional Municipality General Director
  • Secretary To The Council - Government Services
  • Sergeant-at-arms, House Of Commons
  • Superintendent Of Financial Institutions
  • Territorial Commissioner
  • Town Clerk
  • Township Clerk
  • Trade Commissioner
  • Undersecretary Of State
  • Vice-consul
  • Vice-president - Government Services
  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Commissioner, Transportation Services - Full Time

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