National Occupation Code (NOC): 0011

Legislators participate in the activities of a federal, provincial, territorial or local government legislative body or executive council, band council or school board as elected or appointed members.

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Job Duties for Legislators

  • Enact, amend or repeal laws and regulations
  • Participate in developing or amending government policies, programs or procedures
  • Represent their government at local, national and international meetings and conferences
  • Respond to matters of concern to constituents or the general public
  • May serve as minister responsible for a government department or agency and direct senior government managers and officials in the implementation of government policy and the management of that department or agency.

Working Conditions for Legislators

Work is performed in the legislative chambers and offices of government facilities.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Aboriginal Band Chief
  • Aboriginal Band Council Member
  • Alderman/woman
  • Attorney General
  • Cabinet Minister
  • City Alderman
  • City Councillor
  • City Councilman/woman
  • Councillor
  • First Nations Band Chief
  • First Nations Band Council Member
  • First Nations Government Leader
  • Government Leader
  • Governor General
  • Leader Of The Opposition
  • Legislative Body Speaker
  • Legislator
  • Lieutenant-governor
  • Mayor
  • Member Of Legislative Assembly (MLA)
  • Member Of Parliament (MP)
  • Member Of The House Of Assembly (MHA)
  • Member Of The National Assembly (MNA)
  • Member Of The Provincial Parliament (MPP)
  • Metropolitan Council Chair
  • Municipal Council Chairman/woman
  • Opposition Leader
  • Orator - Government
  • Prime Minister
  • Reeve
  • Regional Municipality Chair
  • School Board Trustee
  • Senator
  • Solicitor General
  • Treasury Board President

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