Job prospects Fertilization Service Contractor - Agriculture near Kelowna (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers near Kelowna (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a fertilization service contractor - agriculture.

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

fertilization service contractor - agriculture
Outlook over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) in the Thompson - Okanagan region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several 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.

Here are some key facts about Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers in the Thompson - Okanagan region:

  • Approximately 380 people work in this occupation.
  • Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture: 47%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 23%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 10%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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