Job outlook Fertilization Service Contractor - Agriculture near Lethbridge (AB)

Job opportunities for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) are fair near Lethbridge (AB) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a fertilization service contractor - agriculture.

Job opportunities near Lethbridge (AB)

fertilization service contractor - agriculture
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers (NOC 8252) in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few 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.

The production of recreational and medical cannabis, and associated product development has created demand for this occupation. In Alberta, the cannabis industry is concentrated in the areas of Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge-Medicine Hat. The recent legalization of edible cannabis products may lead to new job opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers in the Lethbridge - Medicine Hat region:

  • Approximately 420 people work in this occupation.
  • Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture: 54%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 13%
    • Utilities (NAICS 22): 7%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 5%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 5%

Job opportunities in Alberta

Good

The job outlook for a fertilization service contractor - agriculture working in Alberta is good over the next 3 years.

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