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Hide and Pelt Processing Workers  (NOC 9453)
Moncton--Richibucto Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Hide and pelt processing workers trim, scrape, clean, tan, buff and dye animal hides, pelts or skins to produce leather stock and finished furs. They are employed by leather tanning, fur dressing and leather and fur dyeing establishments.

beating machine tender, leather buffer, leather stretcher, pelt dresser, shaving machine tender, tanner.

Hide and pelt processing workers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Cut particles of flesh and fat from hides or pelts prior to processing using hand and powered cutting knives and remove loose hair from hides and pelts
  • Operate machines to remove flesh or hair from hides, skins or pelts and shave hides to uniform thickness
  • Shear fur or wool hides to produce pelts with hair of specified or uniform length
  • Prepare solutions according to pre-established formulas in vats or revolving drums and immerse hides and skins to clean, dehair, pickle, dye, oil or tan
  • Adjust rotation and mixing action of vats according to state of pelts
  • Immerse pelts to clean, soften and preserve
  • Operate machines to polish or roughen hides or skins to specified finish
  • Tint or dye furs to enhance natural shades of fur
  • May maintain and repair vats and other machinery.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Moncton, Bouctouche, Dieppe, Richibucto, Riverview, Sackville, Shediac, McEwen, Salisbury

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Outlook & Prospects for Hide and Pelt Processing Workers in Moncton--Richibucto Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Hide and Pelt Processing Workers in Moncton--Richibucto Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Moncton--Richibucto Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-31

Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for New Brunswick.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2014 Week of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014 Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014
  • Castle Rock Construction Services Inc. has been awarded a $2.9M contract to build an RCMP forensic identification services building in Moncton. Work is expected to be completed by June 2015.
  • Gusto Italian Grill and Bar has opened on Westmorland Street in Moncton
  • Resurgo Place, which contains an expanded version of the old Moncton Museum, a new Transportation Discovery Centre, children¿s activities, and other attractions, has opened in Moncton. Construction of the $10M facility had begun in March 2012.
  • Jump Off, a hip-hop clothing store, has opened on Weldon Street in Moncton
Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014
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