Job variety extensive for oil and gas administrators
Calgary, AB - July 7, 2010 - The oil and gas industry in Canada employs approximately 230,000 people and operates in nearly every province and territory. It provides exciting and rewarding career opportunities. While production and exploration is at the heart of many corporations, the oil and gas industry needs specialized and general support services. These are not your run of the mill administration positions - the oil and gas industry requires a unique set of skills, knowledge of terminology related to geology, concepts and tasks specific to a growing and evolving business, as well as forward thinking to progress the industry.
A scan of Statistics Canada and industry specific sites highlight trends in oil and gas, including the diversity of jobs, and companies actively working in this field. Positions include communications officers, database administrators, production administrators, receptionists, documentation and reporting officers, accounting technicians, royalty processing clerks, and filing clerks.
These oil and gas administration roles liaise with others in the field and are counted upon to assist with the day to day operations of the business. Whether it be accounting, completing government documentation, or logging transportation records, the oil and gas industry is exciting and unique.
If you want to learn more about this $83 billion industry, visit Statistics Canada's website and talk to us about Reeves College's Oil and Gas Administration diploma program which teaches students the skills they need to thrive in this growing industry. Fill out the form to your right for more information!