Job prospects Food Service Supervisor near Cold Lake (AB)

Explore current and future job prospects for Food service supervisors near Cold Lake (AB). These trends also apply to people working as a food service supervisor.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Recent trends

Labour shortage

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

food service supervisor
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Food service supervisors (NOC 6311) in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake 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.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

This tourism-related occupation has been affected by weakness in the oil and gas sector. Apart from Banff, Jasper, and the Mountain Parks region, Alberta's hotel industry has been negatively impacted by the economic slowdown. Increases in international tourist traffic have only partially offset a slump in business travel. Additionally, tighter household budgets have reduced in-province vacation travel.

Here are some key facts about Food service supervisors in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region:

  • Approximately 240 people work in this occupation.
  • Food service supervisors mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 94%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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