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|
|Saint John--St. Stephen Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2017-12-15|
The employment outlook will be good for Dietitians and nutritionists (NOC 3132) in the Saint John - St. Stephen region 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 Dietitians and nutritionists in the Saint John - St. Stephen region:
- Approximately 40 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Dietitians and nutritionists mainly work in the following sectors:
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 36%
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 35%
- Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 26%
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jan 08 - Jan 12, 2018
- The Saint John Airport had record growth in 2017 with 263,719 passengers, representing a 5.2% increase over 2016. The airport can handle up to 400,000 passengers, but 52% of Saint John-based travellers fly out of Moncton, Halifax, Fredericton or Bangor.
- Toronto-based Nuuvera Corp is looking to set-up a research and testing lab for cannabis at 384 Lancaster Ave in west Saint John. If approved, the 25,000 sq.-ft. facility could be staffed with 20 to 25 people in high paying pharmaceutical positions.
- U.S.-based company S&P Data is opening a customer contact centre at the former Sears location in Saint John. The company will be conducting job fairs until they open on February 5th and expect to have 300 staff within the first eight months of operation.
- The Port of Saint John handled more than 30 million tonnes in 2017, an increase of 15% compared to 2016 levels. The CEO of Port Saint John attributed the success to its positive performance in the bulk sectors as well as its new partnership with DP World.
- A developer has begun renovations on a three-storey building at 1 Charlotte Street in Saint John. The plan is to restore the 150-year-old building, build on the adjacent vacant lot and turn the property into a commercial and residential complex.
- NexGen has almost completed the first phase of a 500-panel solar power generating station in Studholm, NB. This is the first solar energy project to be connected to NB Power's distribution system and will produce 177 MWh of electricity.
- Enterprise Saint John will lead an effort next year to create a central database to track job opportunities in the region. Eight local businesses, including Irving, will enter detailed current and projected labour needs to address potential skill gaps.
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