Presentation on theme: "Solid Waste Management Labour Market Study"— Presentation transcript:
1 Solid Waste Management Labour Market Study September 17, 2008Solid Waste ManagementLabour Market StudyMarsha MahabirManager, LMIECO Canada
2 Solid Waste Management Labour Market Information September 17, 2008PRESENTATION AGENDAAbout the projectMeeting BinderSolid Waste Management Labour Market Information
3 Goals About the project September 17, 2008GoalsDefine scope of environmental employment in Canada related to solid waste managementResearch current solid waste management labour market to identify critical and emerging human resources issuesAbout the projectNeed 2 main goals to achieve the objectiveiveScope pations at all levels in public and private sectors, and by province and type of employerConsiderations: when looking a the a scopePublic SectorPrivate sectorEmployerEmployeesRegional considerations –urban/ruralWaste composition
4 MAIN PROJECT COMPONENTS September 17, 2008MAIN PROJECT COMPONENTSProject set-up- National Steering Committee (NSC) Meeting- Hiring a contractorResearch period- Scoping the solid waste industry employment structure- Collecting the labour market information- Verifying the labour market informationFinal report- Data interpretation- Writing- Delivery
5 Project Timeline and Deliverables September 17, 2008Project Timeline and Deliverables200820092010DeliverablesDJFMASONWork-plan, Secondary Research1st NSC MeetingContractor SelectedSample Frame CompletedSurvey Data CollectionFocus Groups2nd NSC MeetingData AnalysisFinal ReportI started in December 2008
6 ECO Canada’s Role NSC Member Role Provide advice September 17, 2008ECO Canada’s RoleEnsure project is on time and budgetManage the relationship with contractorProvide monthly communications to NSC membersPrepare documentation required for the projectNSC Member RoleProvide adviceProvide contactsParticipate in surveys and focus groups, sub-committeesMonitor project objectivesCommunicateNSC Members:Sub-committees in specific areas of SWM
7 Next Steps ECO Canada NSC Members Minutes of NSC Meeting September 17, 2008Next StepsECO CanadaMinutes of NSC MeetingHire a ContractorProvide input from the meeting to the contractorMonthly NSC reportNSC MembersProvide sources of contact forsurvey participantsSet sub-committee for surveyrevision etc.Sub-committee will comment on survey instrument
8 Binder Materials 2. Meeting Binder September 17, 2008Binder MaterialsIf 1 ton paper was used in this binder, in comparison to virgin paper, our ecological footprint would be reduced by:17 mature trees1,081 lb. of solid wastes10,196 gallons of water6.9 lb. of suspended particles in the water2,098 lb. of air emissions2,478 cubic feet of natural gasToner = large % vegetable extract2. Meeting Binder
9 Binder Sections Meeting Agenda Discussion Topics September 17, 2008Binder SectionsMeeting AgendaDiscussion TopicsDocuments for Discussion2007 NAICS definitionsAdministrative DocumentsNSC Terms of ReferenceNSC Travel GuidelinesECO Travel Expense Claim FormMeeting Agenda : Section acknowledges the Professional profile of NSC Members on the Solid Waste LMI CommitteeDiscussion Topics: Frame to help guide in guiding your discussionDocuments for discussion: Glossary of Terms, 2007 NAICS definitions, most recent Stats Canada survey of the solid waste industry, RFP MERX is Canada’s leading electronic-tendering serviceAdministrative Documents
10 Solid Waste Management Labour Market Information September 17, 2008DefinitionsSolid WasteNon-hazardous garbage, refuse, rubbish from households; similar wastes from businesses, institutions, and construction and demolition sites; recyclables and compostable materials. “Solid waste” means “municipal solid waste (MSW)”Solid Waste ManagementLabour Market InformationDefine key terms in a practical way.
11 Solid Waste Management September 17, 2008Solid Waste ManagementA system which allows waste to be safely managed from the point of generation to final disposal to prevent environmental pollution, preferably generating income in the process. It includes waste diversion programs.
12 Solid Waste Management Labour Market Information September 17, 2008Solid Waste Management Labour Market InformationNo. Pubic Sector Employees=7146No. Private Sector EmployeesTotals31017Size of the current Solid Waste Management IndustryNumber employees anticipated from “greening” Solid Waste Management =Reference: Statistics Canada, Waste Management Industry 2006 Survey: Business and Government Sectors,Based on Statistics Canada definition of solid waste industry
13 September 17, 2008Outcome of StudyFinal Report addressing key labour market issues in the Solid Waste Management IndustryReport for use by:StakeholdersEducators to develop programs for needs of labour marketOperators/Practitioners to better understand employment conditions and opportunitiesEmployers to develop human resources strategiesLong-term vision of employment in SWMExpected outcomesReport - addressing key labour market issues to ensure sufficient Canadian qualified operators/practitioners in all occupational areas of industry to enable the safe and effective cradle-to-grave management of solid wastes in Canada now and future.