Other managers in public administration (NOC 0414)

High opportunity occupation

About this job

Other managers in public administration:

  • plan, organize and direct the creation of policies and programs that govern the daily operations of legislatures and other activities unique to government such as intergovernmental affairs and elections
  • work for government departments, agencies and legislative bodies
Common job titles
  • chief of protocol
  • chief, international relations
  • Clerk, Legislative Assembly
  • co-ordinator, disaster relief services
  • co-ordinator, emergency management
  • director, public works


Other managers in public administration perform some or all of the following duties:

  • participate in the creation 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 goals 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

Work environment

Work in this occupation is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office.

  • A bachelor's degree in a social science discipline, law or business administration is required.
  • Several years of experience in government policy development, research or program administration, or in a professional occupation in social science, law or business administration are usually required.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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

Additional resources

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