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Court officers and justices of the peace  (NOC 1227)
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

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Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within British Columbia.

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Table on the employment potential for Court officers and justices of the peace in British Columbia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
British Columbia Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15

The employment outlook will be good for Court officers and justices of the peace (NOC 1227) in British Columbia for the 2017-2019 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 Court officers and justices of the peace in the British Columbia region:

  • Approximately 550 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Court officers and justices of the peace mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 71%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 11%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 8%
    • Personal and laundry services (NAICS 812): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 82% compared to 77% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 18% compared to 23% for all occupations
  • 81% of court officers and justices of the peace work all year, while 19% 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 37 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Table on the employment potential for Court officers and justices of the peace in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region as well as in the rest of the British Columbia.
    Location Employment Potential Release Date
    Cariboo Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Kootenay Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Lower Mainland - Southwest Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15
    Nechako Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    North Coast Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Northeast Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Thompson--Okanagan Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Vancouver Island and Coast Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15

Additional Provincial Prospects

For additional information on current trends or the outlook for occupations in this province or territory, visit on: Provincial Job Futures - (Employment Prospects section) Web Site.

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Please consult the Lower Mainland - Southwest Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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