Job prospects Snowmobile Operations Guide near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Outdoor sport and recreational guides near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a snowmobile operations guide.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends


We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

snowmobile operations guide
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Outdoor sport and recreational guides (NOC 6532) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of 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.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Outdoor sport and recreational guides in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 330 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Outdoor sport and recreational guides mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 51%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 15%
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 12%
    • Fishing, hunting and trapping (NAICS 114): 10%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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