Supervisors - motor transport and other ground transit operators

Supervisors - motor transport and other ground transit operators

NOC
7305

- Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators

Oversee and co-ordinate the activities of truck drivers, bus drivers, delivery drivers and other transit operators, chauffeurs and taxi and drivers.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

21
 

Median Hourly Wage

$25.15
$17.53
Low
$31.19
High

Median Salary

$47,379
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

147
 

% Working Full Time

93%
 

% Working Full Year

83%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate activities of truck drivers, bus drivers, delivery drivers, subway and other transit operators, chauffeurs and taxi and limousine drivers. This unit group also includes bus dispatchers who co-ordinate the activities of transit system bus drivers and subway traffic controllers who operate and monitor signal and track switch control panels. They are employed by motor transportation and ground transit companies and by urban transit systems.

Main Duties

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

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who operate trucks, buses, subway trains, light rail transit, street cars, taxis and other transport vehicles
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve performance
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
  • Dispatch bus drivers and monitor routes to ensure schedules are met and to resolve operating problems
  • Monitor and operate signal and track switch control panel of subway systems
  • Prepare work reports and budgets, and monitor expenditures.

Also Known As

  • bus dispatcher
  • bus inspector
  • light rail transit (LRT) operators supervisor
  • school bus drivers supervisor
  • subway operators supervisor
  • subway traffic controller
  • transit mobile inspector
  • truck drivers foreman/woman
  • urban transit system foreman/woman
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Several years of experience as a driver or operator of motor transport or ground transit equipment 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.

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22.0%
Female
78.0%
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
22.6%
25-34
6.5%
35-44
41.9%
45-54
16.1%
55-64
12.9%
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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14.3%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
21.4%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
17.9%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
39.3%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
7.1%
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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58.6%
Transportation and warehousing
17.2%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
10.3%
Public administration
13.8%
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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20.70%
Northeast
51.70%
Southeast
0.00%
Southwest
13.80%
Central
13.80%
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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N/A
Northeast
$43,565
Southeast
N/A
Southwest
N/A
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

Southeast

$25.15
$17.53
Low
$31.19
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
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

$47,379

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$48,045

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

New Brunswick

$47,379

Newfoundland

$57,323

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$62,540

Canada

$63,250
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

21
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

20
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

72
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

5
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

68