Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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|
|Yukon Territory||(2 of 3 stars)||2017-12-15|
The employment outlook will be fair for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321) in Yukon for the 2017-2019 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers in the Yukon region:
- Approximately 200 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Wholesale and Retail Trade (NAICS 41, 44-45): 59%
- Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 18%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 10%
- 65% of Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers 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 32 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 11 - Dec 15, 2017
- Air North is adding regular passenger service from Whitehorse to Victoria starting on May 18, 2018. The Victoria stops will be added to the airline's existing route to Kelowna, B.C.
- Save-On-Foods opened a store in Whitehorse on August 25, 2017. The location has a total of 210 employees - approximately 40% of those full-time, with the remainder part-time. They include 10 managers for various departments.
- The Salvation Army is permanently closing its Thrift Store in Whitehorse effective April 12, 2017. The store has four full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
- Alkan Air is launching air service between Whitehorse and Watson Lake with flights three times a week, starting on September 12, 2016
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