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Supervisors, Landscape and Horticulture  (NOC 8256)
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: <i>Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourers</i> (8612) and <i>Nursery and Greenhouse Workers</i> (8432). They are employed by landscaping companies, cemeteries, lawn care and tree service companies, nurseries and greenhouses, and by landscaping departments of government and private establishments.

cemetery foreman/woman, greenhouse supervisor, groundskeeping supervisor, horticulture workers supervisor, landscaping foreman/woman, nursery foreman/woman, park caretaker, park supervisor, grounds maintenance, supervisor, nursery workers, supervisor, park labourers.

Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who perform the following duties: maintain lawns, gardens, athletic fields, golf courses, cemeteries, parks, interior plantscapes and other landscaped areas; spread topsoil and lay sod; spray, prune, cut and remove trees and shrubs; construct landscape and landscape structures; and plant, cultivate and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers and plants
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units
  • Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Train workers in job duties and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Bassano, Bow Island, Brooks, Cardston, Claresholm, Coaldale, Coalhurst, Fort Macleod, Magrath, Nanton, Picture Butte, Pincher Creek, Raymond, Redcliff, Taber

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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Landscape and Horticulture in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat 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 Supervisors, Landscape and Horticulture in Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2014-05-22

For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be limited for Supervisors, Landscape and Horticulture (NOC 8256) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region. Compared with all other occupations, this occupation is expected to experience weaker employment growth. This, in addition to fewer workers retiring, is expected to limit employment opportunities. Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year.

According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region was 42 years.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014 Week of Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2014 Week of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014 Week of Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2014
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