Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations in West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador 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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(Undetermined)||2014-06-25|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in Newfoundland and Labrador with few and infrequent job opportunities.
According to the Labour Force Survey, less than 500 people worked in this occupation in 2013 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Avalon Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
|West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador Region||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
- August 2014 | (PDF, 717 KB)
- July 2014 | (PDF, 770 KB)
- June 2014 | (PDF, 612 KB)
- May 2014 | (PDF, 614 KB)
- April 2014 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2014 | (PDF, 620 KB)
- February 2014 | (PDF, 592 KB)
- January 2014 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2013 | (PDF, 745 KB) new
- December 2013 | (PDF, 542 KB)
- November 2013 | (PDF, 538 KB)
- October 2013 | (PDF, 550 KB)
- September 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- August 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- July 2013 | (PDF, 507 KB)
- June 2013 | (PDF, 242 KB)
- May 2013 | (PDF, 441 KB)
- April 2013 | (PDF, 525 KB)
- March 2013 | (PDF, 239 KB)
- February 2013 | (PDF, 436 KB)
- January 2013 | (PDF, 478 KB)
- Annual Edition 2012 | (PDF, 266 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 15 - Sep 19, 2014
- According to the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association (NLCSA), the construction industry in NL generates a big demand for occupational health and safety initiatives. The NLCSA has issued more than 80,000 training certificates since 1996.
- The provincial government announced $9,332 in funding to help the Torngat Fish Co-op explore production enhancements at its plant in Makkovik
- The provincial government's Research and Development Corporation (RDC), Rolls-Royce Canada Limited and industry partners have contributed $1M to develop a new intelligent winch system to address challenges in operating in harsh offshore environments
- The provincial government announced $57,000 in funding to purchase firefighting equipment for six communities throughout the District of Trinity - Bay De Verde
- The Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project employs more than 2,500 Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in various capacities. Also, 400 of the workers are from aboriginal groups in Labrador.
- The provincial government announced $4.5M in cost-shared funding to upgrade water and sewer systems and improve roads in the District of Placentia - St. Mary's
- The provincial government announced $287,000 in cost-shared funding to purchase a new fire truck for St. Bride's and firefighting equipment for communities in the District of Placentia - St. Mary's
- According to Statistics Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador's population is expected to decline over the next 25 years. Moreover, the province is expected to have the largest population aged 65 and over by 2038.
- The City of St. John's and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing over 800 inside and outside workers, have reached a tentative agreement. A ratification vote will take place at a later date.
- The provincial government announced $4.9M in cost-shared capital works funding to improve traffic flow in the district of Cape St. Francis, and to provide residents with access to modern community and wellness areas
- The provincial government is hosting an international conference in St. John's from September 14-19, called Oceans '14. The conference will promote the province's ocean technology sector and Arctic exploration potential.
- The provincial government has partnered with the City of Corner Brook to provide $18.8M in cost-shared, multi-year funding for street improvements, upgrades to the water and sewer systems and software upgrades for the municipality
- The provincial government announced $39,000 in funding to Northern Lights Seafood under the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Program, to assist them in exploring the viability of producing a new seafood product
- The provincial government has awarded a $88,891 contract to S&L Enterprises of Paradise for a pavement project at École des Grands-Vents in St. John's
- The provincial government announced $550,000 in funding for phase two of energy efficient upgrades at the Corner Brook Civic Centre
- The provincial government, through the Research & Development Corporation, announced $750,000 in funding for a new demonstration plant for Rambler Metals and Mining in Baie Verte, which may extend the life of Ming Mine beyond six years
- The City of St. John's approved two Bell Mobility antennas for St. John's. One will be located on the roof of St. Clare's Hospital and the other on the roof of the Miranda Management building on Elizabeth Avenue.
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA, announced a repayable loan of $500,000 in funding to Gander Aerospace Manufacturing, to renovate their hangar facility in order to support their expanding work in maintenance repair and overhaul
- A new backup turbine is expected to be operational at the Holyrood Generating plant by December, to help prepare the province's power system for winter. There are 110 employees working on site and will increase to 180 at peak construction.
- According to a recent survey completed by the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research, both cod and caplin are showing growth in NL. The focus will now be on building the industry and expanding markets to prepare for when the fishery next opens.
- A new health care facility is scheduled to open on the Burin Peninsula in late October or early November. Eastern Health hopes to recruit a full-time doctor and nurse practitioner for that facility.
- Cougar Helicopter's contract to fly workers to offshore oil installations has been extended for another six years. The company is expecting a 25%-35% work expansion and new upgrades, and plans to hire up to 75 new employees.
- Harvest Operations Corporation has sold North Atlantic Refining Limited to SilverRange Financial Partners LLC of New York. North Atlantic Refining has 450 full-time and 35 part-time jobs at its refinery, 47 in marketing and 114 in its Orange stores.
- Construction is underway on a new $15M recreation complex in Marystown. The facility will be located at the entrance to Marystown, and is expected to be open by December 2015.
- According to the Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation, the provincial film industry in NL is booming. Since 1997, its total production activity in Newfoundland and Labrador has amounted to $291M dollars.
- The provincial government announced $2.2M in cost-shared funding to support water and sewer and lift station upgrades, a water main extension, and road improvements in the communities of Carbonear and Victoria
- The minimum wage in NL will increase to $10.25 in mid-October 2014
- Demand for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) in Canada has forced Eastern Health in St. John's to recruit 23 LPN's from Jamaica to fill positions at the new long-term care facility on Newfoundland Drive, which is scheduled to open on September 15
- The new, $150M, long-term care facility on Newfoundland Drive in St. John's is scheduled to open on September 15. The new facility will accommodate 460 residents and will replace the Hoyles-Escasoni Complex. Once opened,135 new positions will be created.
- The Government of Canada, through ACOA, announced $1,045,269 in funding for three College of the North Atlantic projects in NL which will enhance its programming, training capability and outreach capacity in the areas of tourism and manufacturing.
- The provincial government announced $7M in funding to further develop the provincial cranberry industry in NL
- The provincial government announced a pilot project to assist fishers harvesting cod in the 3Ps fishing zone. The project is meant to encourage fishers to catch more of the available quota and provide them with more opportunity to sell their catch.
- Eastern Health has launched a bursary program for people interested in an education as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Personal Care Attendant, which offers $5,000 in exchange for a commitment to return service
- The provincial government awarded a $138,000 contract to Bluebird Investments Ltd. of Grand Falls-Windsor to undertake a gymnasium roofing project at Gander Collegiate. This is part of an $18M initiative to upgrade the school, underway since 2004.
- The provincial government announced $282,000 in funding to purchase a new rescue pumper truck for the Northern Peninsula Regional Service Board, and firefighting equipment for the communities of Roddickton and St. Lunaire-Griquet
- The City of St. John's has approved site designs for two new Bell Mobility cellphone towers in St. John's
- The provincial government announced $1.3M in cost-shared funding to upgrade the water intake system in St. Anthony, and for lift station projects in Roddickton-Bide Arm
- The provincial government announced a new biogas electricity generation pilot program for the province. The program will encourage the use of biogas and generate a consistent supply of electricity in NL.
- Habour Grace Ocean Enterprises, formerly Dawe's Welding and Sons Limited, a marine service and fabrication centre, has increased its workforce from 35 to 50 workers. Hours of operation have also increased to seven days per week and 12 hours per day.
- The provincial government announced $40,000 in funding to purchase firefighting equipment for the communities of Trout River, Daniel's Harbour, Pigeon's Cove-St. Barbe, Rocky Harbour and Port au Choix
- Three researchers at Memorial University have been awarded $596,476 in grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to investigate the integration of refugee students, build an Innu-Aimun dictionary, and 'fairy tale' culture in media.
- Four researchers at Memorial University are co-recipients of a grant awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, which will address the challenges and opportunities of people living in rural communities
- The provincial government announced $6M in funding over a three-year period for the second phase of remediation at the former military site in Hopedale, to ensure it meets environmental standards
- The provincial government awarded a $440,000 contract to BDW Roofing Inc. of Stephenville for a partial roof and window replacement at E.A. Butler All Grade school in McKay's
- A new $51M ferry is under construction at Damen Shipyards in Romania. The ferry will service Fogo Island and Change Islands. The ferry is expected to be delivered to NL by September 2015.
- The Canadian Association of Women in Construction will launch a three-year research project designed to increase the entry, retention and advancement of women in the construction industry. The launch will be held at the D.F. Barnes facility in St. John's.
- The UPS Store on Pearson Street in St. John's closed suddenly last week when the operator moved on to another job in Alberta
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