Job prospects Hand Sprayer - Greenhouse near Port Hawkesbury (NS)

Explore current and future job prospects for Nursery and greenhouse workers near Port Hawkesbury (NS). These trends also apply to people working as a hand sprayer - greenhouse.

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

Recent trends


We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

hand sprayer - greenhouse
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Nursery and greenhouse workers (NOC 8432) in the Cape Breton region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some 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 Nursery and greenhouse workers in the Cape Breton region:

  • Approximately 20 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Nursery and greenhouse workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Forestry and logging (NAICS 113, 1153): 84%
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 16%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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