Job prospects Transplanter - Landscape Maintenance in the Parklands Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers in the Parklands Region. 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.

Recent trends

Labour surplus

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was poor over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more workers available than job openings.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job prospects

transplanter - landscape maintenance
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers (NOC 8612) in the Parklands region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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 Parklands region:

  • Approximately 150 people work in this occupation.
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 50%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 24%
    • Forestry and logging: 9%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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