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supervisor

an employee with RESPONSIBILITY for monitoring the work of others to ensure that they fulfil work targets generally established by middle managers. As such supervisors usually have little AUTHORITY in their own right, they often experience role uncertainty as they are neither ‘proper’ managers nor fully part of the group they supervise, and can thus be described as ‘men (sic) in the middle’. With the recent trend towards devolving managerial authority many organizations have attempted to enlarge the decision-making powers of supervisors. See MANAGEMENT.
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Tony Hey, another community payback superviser said: "These groups enjoy it and enjoy the feedback.
The superviser highlighted that the drones are automatically operational and programmed in advance.
CREW superviser Mark Gibbons, who has been working on the event for 13 years, spoke of flooded tents and difficulties moving vehicles on site, which were leaving unsafe holes in the park.
Stansfield, 45, was breathalysed by officers from British Transport Police after a station superviser smelled alcohol on his breath.
Dave moved up the career ladder in 2000 when he was promoted to workshop superviser at Dudley ambulance station, before becoming fleet manager for Birmingham and the Black Country in 2007.
Before the internship, the superviser will inform constantly the students about the opportunities of internship program; will meet with local, regional, and national employers for internship development; will schedule and instruct pre-internship seminars; will verify all Internship Learning Contracts for accuracy and completeness and will seek to identify current and measurable methods to evaluate interns and the internship program by working with experiential educational professional associations and faculty and students feed-back.
I would like to acknowledge my clinical superviser Kim Brookes (Metlifecare) and the manager of the Beechworth Home and Hospital, Melva Nicholson, who has been a fantastic mentor over the last several years.
Hempstead superviser Kate Murray said: "Instead of using a mower that uses gasoline that emits greenhouse gasses and the line trimmers which emit greenhouse gasses as well, these goats obviously will be doing none of that.
Ms Preece has more than 25 years' experience, including two spells at Rubin Lewis O'Brien spanning 15 years, as both a conveyancing secretary and a conveyancing team leader and superviser.
Superviser Tina Houchin said: "Now we have our own mixed double - a young male and female.
Officers said a ruling by Sunderland Council that the shop must employ a door superviser on Friday and Saturday nights was a sensible move.
An inquest in Carmarthen heard the 39-year-old shop superviser hurt her ankle while out walking at the end of July.

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