Job prospects Food Service Supervisor near Red Deer (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Food service supervisors near Red Deer (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a food service supervisor.

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 shortage

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

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

food service supervisor
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Food service supervisors (NOC 6311) in the Red Deer region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

This tourism-related occupation has been affected by weakness in the oil and gas sector. Apart from Banff, Jasper, and the Mountain Parks region, Alberta's hotel industry has been negatively impacted by the economic slowdown. Increases in international tourist traffic have only partially offset a slump in business travel. Additionally, tighter household budgets have reduced in-province vacation travel.

Here are some key facts about Food service supervisors in the Red Deer region:

  • Approximately 620 people work in this occupation.
  • Food service supervisors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 87%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 9%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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