Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2017-12-15|
The employment outlook will be good for Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) in the Annapolis Valley region for the 2017-2019 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment decline will lead to the loss of a few positions.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
Here are some key facts about Transport truck drivers in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 1,310 people work in this occupation.
- Transport truck drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 47%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 18%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 11%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 10%
- Forestry and logging (NAICS 113, 1153): 6%
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 18 - Dec 22, 2017
- The Greenwood Golf Club in the Annapolis Valley, scheduled to be closed for good after the 2017 season, will reopen in 2018 as a new owner has taken control of the operation.
- Logit Group, a Toronto-based outbound call centre involved in data collection, hopes to open an office in Aberdeen Place in Kentville and hire up to 100 staff before the end of 2017. Most of the part-time agents will work from home.
- An Esso gas bar and Tim Hortons coffee shop are expected to open by the spring of 2018 at Glooscap Landing, as work on the first phase of the development continues near Hantsport
- Robinson's Cannabis Inc. plans to establish a medical marijuana growing operation and create about 30 jobs in Kentville within a year or so. The company has started clearing land for a facility, but still needs final Health Canada approval.
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