Job prospects Food Service Supervisor near Canmore (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Food service supervisors near Canmore (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

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

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 Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Not many 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 is expected to remain in demand; benefiting from a Canadian loonie to US Dollar exchange rate that is favourable to U.S. visitors. There is increased seasonal demand within tourism-oriented communities such as Banff, Jasper, and the Mountain Parks region. Many employees in this occupation are itinerant due to the lack of affordable accommodations within this region. Some larger employers are offering subsidized staff accommodations to attract and retain employees over the long-term.

Here are some key facts about Food service supervisors in the Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House region:

  • Approximately 620 people work in this occupation.
  • Food service supervisors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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