Supervisors - mail and message distribution occupations

Supervisors - mail and message distribution occupations

NOC
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- Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations

Oversee and co-ordinate the activities of postal workers, letter carriers, couriers and messengers.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Limited
Limited

3 Year Job Openings

40
 

Median Hourly Wage

$25.25
$17.79
Low
$33.00
High

Median Salary

$46,783
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

281
 

% Working Full Time

74%
 

% Working Full Year

80%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Mail, Postal and Related Workers (1511), Letter Carriers (1512) and Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors (1513). They are employed by Canada Post Corporation, courier companies, governments and large corporations.

Main Duties

Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of postal clerks, letter carriers and couriers engaged in the collecting, sorting and delivering of mail, parcels and other material
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
  • Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Ensure smooth operation of computer systems and equipment and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Also Known As

  • courier service supervisor
  • letter carriers supervisor
  • mail and postal clerks supervisor
  • mail room supervisor
  • messenger service supervisor
  • postal station supervisor
  • postmaster/mistress
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Several years of experience in the occupation supervised are usually required.

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.

Data legend

79.3%
Female
20.7%
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
3.6%
25-34
29.1%
35-44
27.3%
45-54
36.4%
55-64
3.6%
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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5.4%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
44.6%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
8.9%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
26.8%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
14.3%
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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96.4%
Transportation and warehousing
3.6%
Health care and social assistance
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
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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27.80%
Northeast
24.10%
Southeast
20.40%
Southwest
16.70%
Central
11.10%
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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$48,080
Northeast
$44,770
Southeast
$41,849
Southwest
$56,947
Central
N/A
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

$46,783

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$52,471

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

New Brunswick

$46,783

Newfoundland

$38,213

Prince Edward Island

$42,280

Nova Scotia

$51,247

Canada

$54,753
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

40
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-7
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

46
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

113
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-40
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

153