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 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) 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 some 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.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
Here are some key facts about Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 730 people work in this occupation.
- Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 50%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 31%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 9%
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017
- Sailor Bup's Barbershop will open a location at the Cornwallis Inn, Kentville, in August 2017. The business has three locations in the Halifax metro area as well.
- Wheaton's reopened its store in Berwick in May 2017, replacing the retail chain's original location that burnt to the ground a year before. The store employed 18 workers prior to the fire, and most have returned.
- Centreville Kwik-Way & Diner will close at the beginning of February 2017, resulting in 12 job losses
- Date modified: