Job prospects Public Works Grounds Maintenance Labourer Supervisor in New Brunswick

Job opportunities for Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services (NOC 8255) are fair in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a public works grounds maintenance labourer supervisor.

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Job opportunities in New Brunswick

public works grounds maintenance labourer supervisor
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services (NOC 8255) in New Brunswick for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.

Here are some key facts about Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services in the New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 400 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other management and administrative services (NAICS 55, 56 except 5614): 52%
    • Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 20%
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 10%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 45% of contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services work all year, while 55% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 22 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • 35% of contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Campbellton–Miramichi Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Edmundston–Woodstock Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Fredericton–Oromocto Fair Fair
    Moncton–Richibucto Region Fair Fair
    Saint John–St. Stephen Region Fair Fair
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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