Job outlooks for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety

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Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (2263)

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Newfoundland and LabradorFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Newfoundland and Labrador for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The fair outlook for this occupation reflects differing prospects depending on industry. Generally, growing emphasis on workplace safety should contribute to more positions, though fiscal pressures in public administration may limit such growth. Many workers in this occupation are also employed in mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction and construction. Mining should be a key contributor to employment opportunities over the forecast period, with expansions underway as well as the development of new mining projects the central part of the island.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Newfoundland and Labrador region:

  • Approximately 600 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 18%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
    • Support activities for mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 213): 10%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 7%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 84% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 16% for all occupations
  • 68% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 32% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Avalon Peninsula Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Avalon Peninsula region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The fair outlook for this occupation reflects differing prospects depending on industry. Generally, growing emphasis on workplace safety should contribute to more positions, though fiscal pressures in public administration may limit such growth. Many workers in this occupation are also employed in mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction and construction. Mining should be a key contributor to employment opportunities over the forecast period, with expansions underway as well as the development of new mining projects the central part of the island.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Avalon Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 450 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 16%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 11%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 9%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 8%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 7%
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

South Coast–Burin Peninsula Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

West Coast–Northern Peninsula–Labrador Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Prince Edward IslandFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Prince Edward Island for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Many of these workers are employed in public administration. Smaller proportions of these workers are also employed in professional, scientific and technical services, manufacturing industries, and health care and social assistance.

Increasing concerns and regulations related to food, environmental, and workplace safety could potentially drive demand for these workers. Candidates are also encouraged to become members of relevant professional associations such as the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors, Canadian Public Health Association. Those pursuing a career in Occupational Health and Safety may require the Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (CRSP) certification with the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP).

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Prince Edward Island region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 19%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 17%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 13%
    • Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325): 8%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 7%

Nova ScotiaFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Nova Scotia for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Those with several years of related experience working in industry, and possessing the formal credentials, are sought after by employers and safety organizations. On the other hand, positions requiring limited experience tend to see more competition, particularly from new entrants (who may need to be mobile to find work). While workplace safety responsibilities often reside with human resource staff, demand for this occupation in particular should continue to grow, as government, employers and organizations place greater emphasis on workplace safety policies.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Nova Scotia region:

  • Approximately 1,150 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 17%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 10%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 10%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 10%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 95% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 5% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 61% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 39% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Annapolis Valley Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Annapolis Valley region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Additional information is available at the provincial level.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Annapolis Valley region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 41%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 17%
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 16%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 10%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 9%
Cape Breton Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Cape Breton region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Additional information is available at the provincial level.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Cape Breton region:

  • Approximately 150 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 42%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 18%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 16%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55-56): 5%
Halifax Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Halifax region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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.

Additional information is available at the provincial level.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 640 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 13%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 12%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 9%
North Shore Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the North Shore region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Additional information is available at the provincial level.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the North Shore region:

  • Approximately 150 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 17%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 10%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 10%
Southern Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Southern region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Additional information is available at the provincial level.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Southern region:

  • Approximately 70 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 34%
    • Other manufacturing (NAICS 313-316, 322-323, 327, 331, 333-335, 337, 339): 23%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 20%
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55-56): 17%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 6%

New BrunswickFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in New Brunswick for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 600 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 14%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 6%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 68% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 32% 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 35 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Campbellton–Miramichi Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Campbellton - Miramichi region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Campbellton - Miramichi region:

  • Approximately 110 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 16%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 11%
    • Non metallic mineral product and primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 327, 331): 10%
Edmundston–Woodstock Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Edmundston - Woodstock region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Edmundston - Woodstock region:

  • Approximately 40 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 35%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 32%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 18%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 15%
Fredericton–Oromocto Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Fredericton - Oromocto region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Fredericton - Oromocto region:

  • Approximately 140 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 32%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 18%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 14%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 10%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 10%
Moncton–Richibucto Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Moncton - Richibucto region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Moncton - Richibucto region:

  • Approximately 140 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 32%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 13%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 11%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 10%
Saint John–St. Stephen Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Saint John - St. Stephen region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Saint John - St. Stephen region:

  • Approximately 190 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 15%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 15%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 11%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 11%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 10%

QuebecGood

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Québec for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in Québec:

  • Approximately 6,450 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 16%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 10%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 10%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 8%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 94% compared to 80% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 6% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • 65% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 35% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 33 weeks for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Abitibi - Témiscamingue region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Abitibi - Témiscamingue region:

  • Approximately 250 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 55%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 15%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 7%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 7%
Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region:

  • Approximately 110 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 26%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 21%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 14%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 11%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 11%
Capitale-Nationale Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Capitale-Nationale region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Capitale-Nationale region:

  • Approximately 770 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 17%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 16%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 12%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 7%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 6%
Centre-du-Québec Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Centre-du-Québec region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions. Part of this growth is attributable to the recovery of losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Centre-du-Québec region:

  • Approximately 160 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 19%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 18%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 15%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 13%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 10%
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Chaudière - Appalaches region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Chaudière - Appalaches region:

  • Approximately 280 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 24%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 15%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 11%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 8%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%
Côte-Nord Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions. Part of this growth is attributable to the recovery of losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions:

  • Approximately 160 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 22%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 15%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 13%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 11%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
Estrie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Estrie region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Estrie region:

  • Approximately 180 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 33%
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 10%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 9%
Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions. Part of this growth is attributable to the recovery of losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine region:

  • Approximately 70 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 27%
    • Forestry and logging (NAICS 113, 1153): 24%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 23%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 15%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 10%
Lanaudière Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Lanaudière region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Lanaudière region:

  • Approximately 320 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 21%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 14%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 10%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 8%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 5%
Laurentides Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Laurentides region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Laurentides region:

  • Approximately 410 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 21%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 13%
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 10%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%
Laval Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the census metropolitan area of Montréal, including the Laval region, for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the census metropolitan area of Montréal, including the Laval region:

  • Approximately 2,970 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 19%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 12%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 8%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 6%
Mauricie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Mauricie region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Mauricie region:

  • Approximately 120 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 23%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 15%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 14%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 13%
    • Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 11%
Montréal Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the census metropolitan area of Montréal for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the census metropolitan area of Montréal:

  • Approximately 2,970 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 19%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 12%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 8%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 6%
Montérégie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Montérégie region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Montérégie region:

  • Approximately 1,290 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 16%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 13%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 8%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 5%
Nord-du-Québec Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Côte-Nord and Nord-du-Québec regions:

  • Approximately 160 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 22%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 15%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 13%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 11%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
Outaouais Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Outaouais region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Outaouais region:

  • Approximately 430 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 50%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 6%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 6%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 6%
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions. Part of this growth is attributable to the recovery of losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean region:

  • Approximately 390 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 16%
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 13%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 12%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 11%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%

OntarioGood

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Ontario for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

What Types of Employers Are Out There?

  • Ongoing concerns and regulations related to food, environmental, and workplace safety should support demand for these inspectors.
  • Mandatory inspections at restaurants, hotels, schools, hospitals and other public facilities or institutions to maintain enhanced public health standards
  • Trends towards higher health and safety standards as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic will also continue to drive demand in this occupation in the forecast period.

 

What Skills Do I Need to Succeed?

  • In Ontario, public health inspectors require certification with the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.
  • There are two voluntary certification programs for occupational health and safety inspectors available from the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP); the Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) Certification and the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) Certification.

 

What Other Information Will I Find Helpful?

  • Inspectors may be required to work irregular hours and flexibility is considered an asset.
  • Employers often require applicants to have a valid Class G driver’s licence.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Ontario region:

  • Approximately 13,500 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 10%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 10%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 10%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 9%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 93% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 7% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 73% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 27% work only part of the year, compared to 63% and 37% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Hamilton–Niagara Peninsula Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 1,540 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 11%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 10%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
Kingston–Pembroke Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Kingston - Pembroke region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Kingston - Pembroke region:

  • Approximately 440 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 37%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 10%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 8%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 5%
Kitchener–Waterloo–Barrie Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie region:

  • Approximately 1,370 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 13%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 10%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 10%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 9%
    • Motor vehicle, body, trailer and parts manufacturing (NAICS 3361-3363): 7%
London Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the London region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the London region:

  • Approximately 640 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 14%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 14%
    • Motor vehicle, body, trailer and parts manufacturing (NAICS 3361-3363): 11%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 9%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%
Muskoka–Kawarthas Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Muskoka - Kawarthas region for the 2021-2023 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 small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Muskoka - Kawarthas region:

  • Approximately 400 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 30%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 19%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 11%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 8%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
Northeast Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Northeast region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Northeast region:

  • Approximately 860 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 13%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 12%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 11%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 9%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 6%
Northwest Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Northwest region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Northwest region:

  • Approximately 220 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 23%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 17%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 9%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 8%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 8%
Ottawa Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Ottawa region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Ottawa region:

  • Approximately 1,700 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 41%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 10%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 6%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 6%
Stratford–Bruce Peninsula Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Stratford - Bruce Peninsula region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Stratford - Bruce Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 390 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 30%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 16%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 14%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 10%
    • Motor vehicle, body, trailer and parts manufacturing (NAICS 3361-3363): 6%
Toronto Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Toronto region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 5,110 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 15%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 10%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 10%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 6%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 6%
Windsor-Sarnia Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Windsor - Sarnia region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Windsor - Sarnia region:

  • Approximately 800 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 15%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 13%
    • Motor vehicle, body, trailer and parts manufacturing (NAICS 3361-3363): 9%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 7%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%

ManitobaGood

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Manitoba for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Manitoba region:

  • Approximately 1,500 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 17%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 9%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 8%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 8%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 91% compared to 79% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 9% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • 74% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 26% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Interlake Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Interlake region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Interlake region:

  • Approximately 180 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 23%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 21%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 15%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 14%
    • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 9%
North Central Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

North Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the North region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the North region:

  • Approximately 160 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 21%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 19%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 15%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 10%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 8%
Parklands Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Parklands region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Parklands region:

  • Approximately 160 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 21%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 19%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 15%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 10%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 8%
South Central Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Southeast Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Southeast region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Southeast region:

  • Approximately 220 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 23%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 13%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 11%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
Southwest Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Southwest region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Southwest region:

  • Approximately 240 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 25%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 19%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 10%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 9%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 8%
Winnipeg Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Winnipeg region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Winnipeg region:

  • Approximately 620 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 16%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 12%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 11%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%

SaskatchewanGood

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Saskatchewan for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Saskatchewan region:

  • Approximately 1,300 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 10%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 10%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 9%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 94% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 6% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 70% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 30% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 28 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Northern Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Northern region for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Northern region:

  • Approximately 220 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 15%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 14%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 13%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 11%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 10%
Prince Albert Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Prince Albert region for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Prince Albert region:

  • Approximately 220 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 15%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 14%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 13%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 11%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 10%
Regina–Moose Mountain Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Regina - Moose Mountain region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Regina - Moose Mountain region:

  • Approximately 440 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 9%
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 7%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 7%
Saskatoon–Biggar Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Saskatoon - Biggar region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Saskatoon - Biggar region:

  • Approximately 460 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 14%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 13%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 11%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%
Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

Yorkton–Melville Region Undetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

AlbertaFair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Alberta for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 9,400 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 15%
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 13%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 10%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211): 10%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 93% compared to 81% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 7% compared to 19% for all occupations
  • 59% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 41% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River region:

  • Approximately 1,170 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 17%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 15%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 13%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 7%
Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House region:

  • Approximately 1,170 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 17%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 15%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 13%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 7%
Calgary Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Calgary region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 2,470 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 19%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 14%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 13%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 7%
Camrose–Drumheller Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Camrose - Drumheller region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Camrose - Drumheller region:

  • Approximately 320 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 17%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 16%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 11%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 10%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 9%
Edmonton Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Edmonton region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Edmonton region:

  • Approximately 3,640 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 22%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 17%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 7%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 7%
Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region:

  • Approximately 530 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 10%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 9%
    • Wood product manufacturing (NAICS 321): 7%
    • Miscellaneous manufacturing (NAICS 339): 7%
Red Deer Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Red Deer region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Red Deer region:

  • Approximately 640 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 23%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 18%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 14%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 9%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 8%
Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region:

  • Approximately 660 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 31%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 8%

British ColumbiaGood

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in British Columbia for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 3,450 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 11%
    • Insurance Carriers and related activities (NAICS 524, 526): 6%
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55, 56): 5%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 91% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 9% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 61% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 39% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 30 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Regional outlooks

Cariboo Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Cariboo region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Cariboo region:

  • Approximately 230 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 22%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 14%
    • Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 12%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 9%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 8%
Kootenay Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Kootenay region for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Kootenay region:

  • Approximately 180 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 19%
    • Mining and quarrying (NAICS 212): 18%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 11%
    • Paper manufacturing (NAICS 322): 8%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 8%
Lower Mainland–Southwest Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 1,860 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 15%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 14%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 11%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 11%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 6%
Nechako Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Nechako region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Nechako region:

  • Approximately 100 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 26%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 17%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 15%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 8%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
North Coast Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the North Coast region for the 2021-2023 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.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the North Coast region:

  • Approximately 100 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Primary metal manufacturing (NAICS 331): 26%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 17%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 15%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 8%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 8%
Northeast Region Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Northeast region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Northeast region:

  • Approximately 190 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 24%
    • Oil and gas extraction (NAICS 211, 213): 14%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 12%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 10%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 9%
Thompson–Okanagan Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Thompson - Okanagan region for the 2021-2023 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Thompson - Okanagan region:

  • Approximately 400 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 25%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 15%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 15%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 6%
Vancouver Island and Coast Region Good

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:

  • Approximately 510 people work in this occupation.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 16%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 11%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 9%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 8%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 8%

Yukon TerritoryGood

The employment outlook will be good for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Yukon for the 2021-2023 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.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Yukon region:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 30%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 22%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 17%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 9%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 8%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 79% of inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety work all year, while 21% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 36 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.

Northwest TerritoriesLimited

The employment outlook will be limited for Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (NOC 2263) in Northwest Territories for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety in the Northwest Territories region:

  • Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 30%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 22%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 17%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 9%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 8%

NunavutUndetermined

An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.

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