Job prospects Transplanter - Landscape Maintenance near Port Hawkesbury (NS)

Explore current and future job prospects for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers near Port Hawkesbury (NS). These trends also apply to people working as a transplanter - landscape maintenance.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

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.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

transplanter - landscape maintenance
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers (NOC 8612) in the Cape Breton 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 moderate 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 Cape Breton region:

  • Approximately 220 people work in this occupation.
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55-56): 42%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 27%
    • Finance, insurance and real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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