Job prospects Transplanter - Landscape Maintenance near Halifax (NS)
Explore current and future job prospects for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers near Halifax (NS). These trends also apply to people working as a transplanter - landscape maintenance.
Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.
Balanced labour market
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.
The employment outlook will be fair for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers (NOC 8612) in the Halifax region for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
- Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
- Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.
Here are some key facts about Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers in the Halifax region:
- Approximately 780 people work in this occupation.
- Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Management and administrative services (NAICS 55-56): 53%
- Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 19%
- Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 6%
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