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  • Graphic designer

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    Graphic designer conceptualize and produce graphic art and visual materials to effectively communicate information for publications, advertising, and interactive media such as Web sites.

    Main duties

      • Consult with clients to establish the overall look, graphic elements and content of communications materials in order to meet their needs
      • Determine the medium best suited to produce the desired visual effect and the most appropriate vehicle for communication
      • Develop the graphic elements that meet the clients' objectives
      • Prepare sketches, layouts and graphic elements of the subjects to be rendered using traditional tools, multimedia software and image processing, layout and design software
      • Estimate cost of materials and time to complete graphic design
      • Establish guidelines for illustrators or photographers
      • Co-ordinate all aspects of production for print, audio-visual or electronic materials, such as Web sites and interactive terminals
      • Co-ordinate sub-contracting
      • Work in a multidisciplinary environment
      • Supervise other graphic designers or graphic arts technicians.
      • Consult with clients to determine the nature and content of illustrations in order to meet their communications needs
      • Assist in developing storyboards for electronic productions such as multimedia, interactive and digital products and television advertising and productions

     

    • Employment requirements
      • A university degree in visual arts with specialization in graphic design, commercial art, graphic communications or cartooning or Completion of a college diploma program in graphic arts is required.
      • Experience or training in multimedia design at a post-secondary, college or technical institution as an asset.

     

    • Additional information
      • Progression to management or senior design positions is possible with experience.
  • Advertising, marketing and public relations manager

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    Advertising, marketing and public relations managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of establishments and departments involved in commercial, industrial and e-business advertising, marketing and public relations.

    Main duties

      • Advertising managers plan, direct and evaluate the activities of firms and departments that develop and implement advertising campaigns to promote the sales of products and services.
      • Marketing managers establish distribution networks for products and services, initiate market research studies and analyze their findings, assist in product development, and direct and evaluate the marketing strategies of establishments.
      • Public relations managers direct and evaluate establishments and departments that develop and implement communication strategies and information programs, publicize activities and events, and maintain media relations on behalf of businesses, governments and other organizations.
      • E-business manager plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the design, development and maintenance of Internet and Intranet sites to manage an organization's Internet presence including public relations, communications and commercial activities.

     

    • Employment requirements
      • A university degree or college diploma in business administration or in a related field with a specialization in sales or marketing and Several years of experience as a sales, marketing or public relations representative or in a related occupation are required.

     

    • Additional information
      • Progression to senior management positions is possible with experience.
  • Greenhouse worker

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    Greenhouse workers plant, cultivate and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers and plants, and serve nursery and greenhouse customers.

    Main duties

      • Prepare soil; plant bulbs, seeds and cuttings; graft and bud plants; and transplant seedlings and rooted cuttings
      • Spray trees, shrubs, flowers and plants to prevent disease and pests
      • Position and regulate greenhouse and outdoor irrigation systems to water plants and fields
      • Dig, cut and transplant trees, shrubs, flowers and plants and prepare them for sale
      • Provide information to customers on gardening and the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and lawns
      • Operate tractors and other machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, harvest and spray fields and plants
      • Maintain inventory and order materials as required
      • Clean working areas.

     

    • Employment requirements
      • Completion of secondary school.
      • Completion of college courses in horticulture or a related field as an asset.
      • On-the-job training is provided.
      • A provincial licence to apply chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides as an asset.

     

    • Additional information
      • Progression to supervisory positions, such as greenhouse supervisor, is possible with experience.
  • Farm worker

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    Farm worker plant, cultivate and harvest crops, raise livestock and poultry and maintain and repair farm equipment and buildings.

     Main duties

      • Plant, fertilize, cultivate, spray, irrigate and harvest crops
      • Feed and tend livestock and poultry
      • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
      • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
      • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
      • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops
      • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens.

     

    • Employment requirements
      • College certificate or specialized courses related to farming, such as farm equipment mechanics, agricultural welding, tree pruning and pesticide application, as an asset.
      • Basic farm knowledge, usually obtained from working on a family farm, is required.
      • A course or certificate in first aid as an asset.

     

    • Additional information
      • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
  • Audio and video recording technician

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    Audio and video recording technician operate equipment to record, mix and edit sound, music and videotape, for motion pictures, television and radio programs, videos, recordings and live events.

    Main duties

      • Set up, prepare, operate and adjust audio, recording, editing and reproducing equipment to record, edit and reproduce sound input or feed of pre-recorded material from tapes, records, compact discs, digital audio devices, and input from live microphones, satellites or microwave trucks for films, videos, radio and television programs and recordings
      • Prepare and operate videotape recording and playback equipment to record videos, television programs, concerts and live events, and to edit video tape after production
      • Operate electronic equipment to generate program titles, credits, sub-titles, graphic backgrounds or animation for television programs
      • Operate audio consoles or computers, tape machines, microphones and sound processing equipment to mix, combine and edit music and sound at concerts and live events
      • Operate dubbing machines to play back edited dialogue, music and sound effect tracks from different sources, in synchronization with motion picture film
      • May supervise and co-ordinate the work of other audio and video recording technicians.

     

    • Employment requirements
      • Completion of a college or other program in recording engineering, audiovisual technology or a related field or Experience as a recording studio assistant is required.
  • Computer engineer

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    Computer engineer research, plan, design, develop, modify, evaluate and integrate computer and telecommunications hardware and related equipment, and information and communication system networks including mainframe systems, local and wide area networks, fibre-optic network, wireless communication networks, intranets, the Internet and other data communications systems.

    Main duties

      • Analyze user's requirements, and design and develop system architecture and specifications
      • Research, design, develop and integrate computer and telecommunications hardware such as microprocessors, integrated circuit boards and semiconductor lasers
      • Develop and conduct design verification simulations and prototype bench tests of components
      • Supervise, inspect and provide design support during the manufacturing, installation and implementation of computer and telecommunications hardware
      • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers and clients
      • May lead and co-ordinate teams of engineers, technologists, technicians and drafters in the design and development of computer and telecommunications hardware.
      • Research, design and develop information and communication system network architecture
      • Research, evaluate and integrate network system and data communication hardware and software
      • Assess, document and optimize the capacity and performance of information and communication system networks
      • May lead and co-ordinate teams of design professionals in the development and integration of information and communication system architecture, hardware and software.

     

    • Employment requirements
      • Computer engineers require a bachelor's degree in computer engineering, electrical or electronics engineering, engineering physics or computer science.
      • A master's or doctoral degree in a related engineering discipline as an asset.
      • Licensing by a provincial or territorial association of professional engineers is required to approve engineering drawings and reports and to practise as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.).
      • Engineers are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering and passing a professional practice examination.

     

    • Additional information
      • Supervisory and senior positions in this unit group require experience.
  • Accounting technician and bookkeeper

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    Accounting technician and bookkeeper maintain complete sets of books, keep records of accounts, verify the procedures used for recording financial transactions, and provide personal bookkeeping services.

    Main duties

      • Keep financial records and establish, maintain and balance various accounts using manual and computerized bookkeeping systems
      • Post journal entries and reconcile accounts, prepare trial balance of books, maintain general ledgers and prepare financial statements
      • Calculate and prepare cheques for payrolls and for utility, tax and other bills
      • Complete and submit tax remittance forms, workers' compensation forms, pension contribution forms and other government documents
      • Prepare tax returns and perform other personal bookkeeping services
      • Prepare other statistical, financial and accounting reports.

     

    • Employment requirements
      • Completion of secondary school is required.
      • Completion of a college program in accounting, bookkeeping or a related field
        or
        Completion of two years (first level) of a recognized professional accounting program (e.g., Chartered Accounting, Certified General Accounting)
        or
        Courses in accounting or bookkeeping combined with several years of experience as a financial or accounting clerk are required.

     

    • Additional information

    Progression to professional accounting occupations is possible with additional training.

  • Executive assistant

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    Executive assistant co-ordinate administrative procedures, public relations activities and research and analysis functions for members of legislative assemblies, ministers, deputy ministers, corporate officials and executives, committees and boards of directors.

    Main duties

      • Establish and co-ordinate administrative policies and procedures for officials, committees and boards of directors
      • Analyze incoming and outgoing memoranda, submissions and reports and prepare and co-ordinate the preparation and submission of summary briefs and reports to executives, committees and boards of directors
      • Prepare agendas and make arrangements for committee, board and other meetings
      • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by executives, committees and boards of directors
      • Meet with individuals, special interest groups and others on behalf of executives, committees and boards of directors to discuss issues and assess and recommend various courses of action
      • Liaise with departmental and corporate officials and with other organizations and associations on behalf of executives, committees and boards of directors.

     

    • Employment requirements

     

      • Completion of secondary school is required.
      • A bachelor's degree in public administration, political science or a related discipline is preferred

    Experience in a related administrative occupation is required.

  • Restaurant and food service manager

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    Restaurant and food service manager plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of restaurants, bars, cafeterias and other food and beverage services.

    Main duties

      • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a restaurant, bar, cafeteria or other food or beverage service
      • Determine type of services to be offered and implement operational procedures
      • Recruit staff and oversee staff training
      • Set staff work schedules and monitor staff performance
      • Control inventory, monitor revenues and modify procedures and prices
      • Resolve customer complaints and ensure health and safety regulations are followed
      • Negotiate arrangements with suppliers for food and other supplies
      • Negotiate arrangements with clients for catering or use of facilities for banquets or receptions.

     

    • Employment requirements
      • Completion of a college or other program related to hospitality or food and beverage service management is required.
      • Several years of experience in the food service sector, including supervisory experience, are required.
      • Responsible beverage service certification is usually required for managers of establishments serving alcoholic beverages.

     

    • Additional information
      • Progression to senior management in food service is possible with experience.
  • Purchasing agent and officer

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    Purchasing agent and officer purchase general and specialized equipment, materials, land or access rights and business services for use or for further processing by their establishment.

    Main duties

      • Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials, land or access rights, or business services for use or for further processing by their establishment
      • Assess requirements of an establishment and develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased
      • Invite tenders, consult with suppliers and review quotations
      • Determine or negotiate contract terms and conditions, award supplier contracts or recommend contract awards
      • Establish logistics of delivery schedules, monitor progress and contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems
      • Negotiate land acquisition or access rights for public or private use, and may conduct field investigations of properties
      • May hire, train or supervise purchasing clerks.

     

    • Employment requirements
      • A bachelor's degree or college diploma in business administration, commerce or economics is usually required.
      • A certificate in purchasing from the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) as an asset.
      • Previous experience as a purchasing clerk or as an administrative clerk is preferred
      • Certification from the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) is preferred

     

    • Additional information
      • Progression to managerial positions is possible with experience.