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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)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) in the Annapolis Valley region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
- Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate 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:
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 40%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 23%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 14%
- Forestry and logging (NAICS 113, 1153): 8%
- Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 6%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 72% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 24% compared to 21% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 17 - Apr 21, 2017
- L.J. Robicheau and Son Fisheries Limited intends to open a fish plant in the former Kings Produce food processing plant in Middleton by the summer of 2017. The company would like to begin with 10 to 15 workers, and employ up to 60 in its first year.
- Greenwood Golf Course in Greenwood will close at the end of the 2017 season due to declining membership, after nearly 60 years in operation
- Kentville-based Apple Valley Foods, which was offered a payroll rebate program by the province of Nova Scotia earlier in April 2017 to create 80 jobs over five years, has already advertised for 12 positions, including jobs for 10 production labourers
- Kentville-based Apple Valley Foods, a manufacturer of frozen fruit pies, has been offered a payroll rebate from the Nova Scotia government if it creates up to 80 jobs over the next five years
- A second phase of construction on the Apple Dome, Berwick¿s multi-use recreation centre, will likely start in 2017. The $5.3M expansion will include the addition of a new curling facility, and fitness and health centres.
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