Job prospects Transplanter - Landscape Maintenance in Northwest Territories

Job opportunities for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers (NOC 8612) are limited in Northwest Territories over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable 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.

Job opportunities in Northwest Territories

transplanter - landscape maintenance
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers (NOC 8612) in Northwest Territories 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 several 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 Northwest Territories region:

  • Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 48%
    • Tourism & Culture (NAICS 51, 71-72): 16%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 15%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 10%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 79% compared to 86% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 21% compared to 14% for all occupations
  • 11% of landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers work all year, while 89% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 15 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • 10% of landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers are self-employed compared to an average of 6% for all occupations.
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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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