Job prospects Transplanter - Landscape Maintenance in Nova Scotia

Job opportunities for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers (NOC 8612) are fair in Nova Scotia over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a transplanter - landscape maintenance.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Job opportunities in Nova Scotia

transplanter - landscape maintenance
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers (NOC 8612) in Nova Scotia for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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 Nova Scotia region:

  • Approximately 2,000 people work in this occupation.
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Building services (NAICS 5617): 52%
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 17%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 70% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 30% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 20% of landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers work all year, while 80% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 24 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • 14% of landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers are self-employed compared to an average of 9% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Nova Scotia by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Annapolis Valley Region Fair Fair
    Cape Breton Region Fair Fair
    Halifax Region Fair Fair
    North Shore Region Fair Fair
    Southern Region Fair Fair
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers (NOC 8612) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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