Managers in natural resources production and fishing

Managers in natural resources production and fishing

NOC
0811

Manage and evaluate the operations of establishments in forestry and logging, mining and quarrying, oil and gas drilling, production and servicing operations, and commercial fishing.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

28
 

Median Hourly Wage

N/A

Median Salary

$78,621
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

221
 

% Working Full Time

98%
 

% Working Full Year

63%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

This unit 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.

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.

Also Known As

  • director of mining
  • drilling operations manager
  • fishing operations manager
  • forestry operations manager
  • gas field operations manager
  • mine manager
  • oil well servicing manager
  • quarry manager
  • shore captain - fishing
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Forestry managers usually require a bachelor's degree in forestry science or forest engineering.
  • Mining and quarrying managers usually require a bachelor's degree in mining engineering or earth sciences.
  • Oil and gas managers usually require a bachelor's degree in geology, earth sciences or petroleum engineering.
  • Several years of experience in a supervisory occupation in the particular industry are usually required and may substitute for formal education requirements.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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9.6%
Female
90.4%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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0.0%
15-24
13.6%
25-34
27.3%
35-44
27.3%
45-54
22.7%
55-64
9.1%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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17.4%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
30.4%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
13.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
19.6%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
19.6%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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31.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
22.7%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
15.9%
Manufacturing
29.5%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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33.30%
Northeast
20.00%
Southeast
24.40%
Southwest
6.70%
Central
15.60%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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$78,443
Northeast
$137,585
Southeast
$151,807
Southwest
N/A
Central
$43,083
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$78,621

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$99,292

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$78,621

Newfoundland

$150,191

Prince Edward Island

$86,826

Nova Scotia

$85,371

Canada

$130,555
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

28
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

30
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

95
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-5
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

101