NOC 0012 – Senior government managers and officials



Senior government managers and officials plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate, through middle managers, the major activities of municipal or regional governments or of provincial, territorial or federal departments, boards, agencies or commissions. They establish the direction to be taken by these organizations in accordance with legislation and policies made by elected representatives or legislative bodies.

There is mobility among senior management occupations.

Main Duties

  • Establish objectives for the organization in accordance with government legislation and policy, formulate or approve and evaluate programs and procedures alone or in conjunction with senior government committees
  • Advise elected representatives on policy questions and refer major policy matters to these representatives for final decision
  • Recommend, review, evaluate and approve documents, briefs and reports submitted by middle managers and senior staff members
  • Ensure appropriate systems and procedures are developed and implemented to provide budgetary control
  • Co-ordinate department activities with other senior government managers and officials
  • Make presentations to legislative and other government committees regarding policies, programs or budgets.

Employment Requirements

  • A university degree or college diploma is usually required.
  • A graduate degree in a related field may be required.
  • Several years of managerial experience in the public or private sector are required.

All Titles

  • ambassador
  • assistant chief statistician – government services
  • assistant deputy minister
  • assistant deputy minister – government services
  • assistant executive director – government services
  • assistant general director – government services
  • assistant undersecretary of state
  • band manager – First Nations
  • chairman/woman – government serviceschairman – government services, chairwoman – government services
  • chairperson – government services
  • chairperson, Human Rights Commission
  • chief – disaster management
  • chief administrative officer – government services
  • chief administrative officer – regional municipality
  • chief electoral officer
  • chief statistician – government services
  • city administrator
  • city hall clerk
  • city manager
  • city superintendent
  • clerk of the House of Commons
  • Clerk of the Privy Council
  • commissioner – government services
  • commissioner of inquiries
  • commissioner of inquiries – government services
  • commissioner, territorial
  • comptroller general of Canada
  • consul
  • council secretary – government services
  • county clerk
  • deputy commissioner – government services
  • deputy minister
  • deputy minister – government services
  • deputy municipal clerk
  • deputy provincial secretary – government services
  • director general – government services
  • employment insurance appeals board chairperson
  • employment insurance commissioner
  • executive administrator – government agency
  • executive administrator – government department
  • executive director – emergency preparedness
  • executive director – government services
  • fire marshal
  • First Nations band manager
  • general manager – government services
  • general secretary – government services
  • government agency commissioner
  • government agency president
  • government agency senior administrator
  • grain commissioner
  • health commissioner
  • high commissioner
  • highway commissioner
  • Human Rights Commission chairperson
  • inspector general of financial institutions
  • liquor commissioner
  • local government manager
  • manager – First Nations
  • municipal administrator
  • ombudsperson – government servicesombudsman – government services
  • parole board chairman/womanparole board chairman, parole board chairwoman
  • president – government services
  • railroad commissioner
  • receiver general for Canada
  • regional municipality general director
  • secretary to the council – government services
  • senior administrator, government agency
  • sergeant-at-arms, House of Commons
  • superintendent of financial institutions
  • territorial commissioner
  • town clerk
  • township clerk
  • trade commissioner
  • undersecretary of state
  • vice-consul
  • vice-president – government services




Processing Time

Program Categories Online
Canadian visa application processing time
Temporary Resident Visa
33 Days
Visitor Record
84 Days
Super Visa 92 Days
Study Permit Made Outside Canada
15 Weeks
Study Permit Made Intside Canada
12 Weeks
Study Permit Extension 45 Days
Post Graduation Work Permit Made Outside Canada 15 Weeks
Post Graduation Work Permit Made Inside Canada 91 Days
Briding Open Work Permit
91 Days
Canadian immigration application processing time
Express Entry
5 Months
Provincial Nominee Program
11 Months
Self-employed Immigration
51 Months
Federal Skilled Worker Program
5 Months
Start-up Visa
37 Months
Spouse/CommonLaw Sponsorship
11 Months
(Grand) Parents Sponsorship
20 Months
Canadian Citizenship/PR Card processing time
8 Months
PR Card
72 Days
PR Card Renewal
60 Days

Recent Posts


About Us

We are a licensed immigration company that can legally represent clients in applying for study, work, visitor visa and immigration in Canada. We are composed of a number of licensed immigration consultants approved by the Canadian immigration regulatory authorities. Our business categories include Canadian skilled immigration, express entry immigration, sponsorship immigration, and self-employed immigration. Our characteristics: sincere and attentive, professional and efficient, low prices, high success rate, transparent information.