Other Services Supervisors

(NOC 6316)

in All Sales and Service

Other services supervisors coordinate and supervise the activities of dry cleaning, laundry, ironing, pressing and finishing workers, theatre ushers and attendants, sports and recreation club workers, commissionaires, security guards and other service workers. They work for service organizations throughout the public and private sectors.

Job Outlook

average

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  • Estimate Moderate growth employment change, 2021-2023
  • Estimate 105 openings due to growth and retirements, 2021-2023
  • Estimate Moderate rate of unemployment in 2022

Compared to: All Sales and Service

  • Estimate 10325 employment change, 2021-2023
  • Estimate 17495 openings due to growth and retirements, 2021-2023
  • Estimate rate of unemployment not available for these occupation.

The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is “average”, which indicates the chances of a qualified individual finding work is comparable to the average for all occupations in Nova Scotia. This is a moderate sized occupation in Nova Scotia so some job opportunities may occur through turnover. The number employed in this occupation is expected to grow significantly over the next few years, which will provide additional opportunities for employment. With a large percent of workers being 55 years of age and older, retirements are expected to be a key contributor to employment opportunities over the coming years. Other Services Supervisors most commonly work full-time hours. Also, a average portion of the workforce is self-employed, so having the option to "work for yourself" may appeal to some individuals’ interests/motivations.
(Source: 2016 Census)

Hourly Pay

$13.35

Minimum

$16.00

Median

$24.93

Maximum

Annual Pay

$4,714

Minimum

$29,712

Median

$67,838

Maximum

Compared to: All Sales and Service

Hourly Pay

$12.95

Minimum

$15.00

Median

$25.60

Maximum

Annual Pay

$2,949

Minimum

$16,629

Median

$45,086

Maximum

About the job

Nature of work

Other services supervisors coordinate and supervise the activities of dry cleaning, laundry, ironing, pressing and finishing workers, theatre ushers and attendants, sports and recreation club workers, commissionaires, security guards and other service workers. They work for service organizations throughout the public and private sectors.

Job duties

Other services supervisors:

  • Coordinate, assign and review the work of dry cleaning, laundry, ironing, pressing and finishing workers, theatre ushers and attendants, sports and recreation club workers, commissionaires, security guards and other service workers.
  • Create work schedules and procedures and coordinate activities with other work units or departments.
  • Solve work problems and prepare progress and other reports.
  • Hire and train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies.
  • Request supplies and materials.
  • Make sure computer systems, equipment and machinery work, and arrange for maintenance and repairs.
  • Monitor quality and production levels.
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Sample job titles

  • campground supervisor
  • clubhouse attendants supervisor
  • commissionaire supervisor
  • dry cleaning supervisor
  • laundry supervisor
  • parking lot supervisor
  • security guard supervisor
  • ski lift attendant supervisor
  • theatre attendant supervisor
  • ticket taker supervisor

Skills

  • Supervisory, organizational, leadership, and effective communications skills are necessary. You must be observant, responsible, and able to enforce rules and regulations. You will need solve problems and handle the concerns of unhappy customers/clients.

Job requirements

  • High school is usually required.
  • College courses related to the area supervised may be necessary.
  • Experience in the job supervised is usually required.
  • Supervisory experience may be required.
  • Certification or licensing may be necessary for some jobs in this group (i.e., supervisors of commissionaires or security guards).

Other considerations

  • Annual incomes depend upon many factors, including industry, location, qualifications, and the number of staff being supervised. Movement to managerial positions is possible with training or experience.

By the numbers

Quick look

440

employed in 2016

84.3%

employed full-time

0.0%

self employed

38.2%
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61.8%
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47.9

median age

Compared to: All Sales and Service

102,605

employed in 2016

56.4%

employed full-time

5.8%

self employed

60.1%
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39.9%
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37

median age

Where will I likely work?

63.2%

Halifax

$30,258 median annual income
13.8%

Cape Breton

$22,057 median annual income
9.2%

North Shore

N/A
9.2%

Annapolis Valley

$26,562 median annual income
4.6%

Southern

N/A

Compared to: All NS Occupations

47.0%

Halifax

15.6%

North Shore

12.9%

Annapolis Valley

12.7%

Cape Breton

11.8%

Southern

Top Industries of Employment

48.1%

Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services

13.0%

Arts, entertainment and recreation

9.1%

Accommodation and food services

6.5%

Transportation and warehousing

6.5%

Other services (except public administration)

What is the age of Employment?

21.0%

55-64

21.0%

25-34

17.0%

45-54

15.0%

15-24

13.0%

35-44

12.0%

65+

Compared to: All Sales and Service

30.0%

15-24

17.2%

45-54

17.2%

25-34

16.1%

55-64

13.8%

35-44

Top levels of education

34.8%

High school

$29,901 median annual income
27.0%

College Diploma

$27,079 median annual income
12.4%

Less than high school

$27,172 median annual income
12.4%

Bachelor

$33,447 median annual income
9.0%

Trade Certification

$49,669 median annual income

Compared to: All Sales and Service

39.8%

High school

$15,705 median annual income
19.7%

Less than high school

$9,866 median annual income
19.5%

College Diploma

$20,644 median annual income
9.9%

Bachelor

$21,262 median annual income
8.0%

Trade Certification

$21,234 median annual income

Education & training

High School Diploma or Equivalent

High School Program

Adults without a high school diploma can contact the Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning (NSSAL) for tuition-free programming across the province. NSSAL oversees adult education programs in Nova Scotia. NSSAL partners with the Nova Scotia Community College, Adult High Schools, Université Sainte-Anne, and community-based learning organizations to deliver programs. NSSAL offers clear, accessible pathways from adult basic education to a high school credential or GED.

Institutions providing this program

Universite Sainte-Anne

Pointe-de-l'Église, NS

Nova Scotia Community College

Various, NS

Adult High Schools

Various, NS

Community Learning Organizations

Various, NS

Employment requirements & contacts

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Additional resources

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