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Agricultural and fish products inspectors inspect agricultural and fish products for conformity to prescribed production, storage and transportation standards. They are employed by government departments and agencies and by private sector food processing companies. Supervisors of agricultural and fish products inspectors are also included in this group.
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- Fish and fish products inspectors inspect fish, fish products, fish handling and processing methods and prepare reports and ensure that regulations are followed.
- Fruit and vegetables inspectors inspect fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables at inspection centres and prepare reports on crop production and market conditions.
- Grain inspectors inspect and grade all classes of grain at terminal elevators, monitor the fumigation of infested grain, and examine storage, handling and transportation equipment to ensure that sanitary procedures are followed.
- Meat inspectors monitor the operations and sanitary conditions of slaughtering and meat processing plants and inspect carcasses to ensure they are fit for consumption.
- Plant protection inspectors certify seed crops, oversee the quarantine, treatment or destruction of plants and plant products, and the fumigation of plants and plant product imports and exports.
Outlook & Prospects for Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors in Lanaudière Region
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|
|Lanaudière Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-14|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in the local area with few and infrequent job opportunities.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 02 - Dec 06, 2013
- Following an investment of more than $1M, the expansion of the Jean Coutu store on boulevard des Seigneurs in Terrebonne is now complete. The expansion created new jobs at the store, which now has 95 employees. (available in French only)
- Biexo, specializing in the manufacture of tanks, will invest $750,000 towards a new building and new equipment. This expansion will create 6 new jobs over the next several years. (available in French only)
- Brandon Truck Equipment in Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon is investing more than $500,000 into the design and completion of a new dump body. This project will maintain current employment levels, accounting for 21 employees. (available in French only)
- The new daycare, La Chenille, will soon be opening its doors in Saint-C¿me. This new facility will create around 10 new jobs (available in French only)
- L'Assomption's appliance manufacturer, ¿lectrolux, announced that its plant closure layoffs will begin in April 2014. This will affect 150 employees. Between 100 and 300 layoffs will then follow in May. (available in French only)
- Sports facility manufacturer Agora, of Terrebonne, will be building the seats for Qu¿bec City's new amphitheatre. This $6.3M project will generate new temporary jobs for the term of the contract. Agora currently has more than 20 people on its payroll. (available in French only)
- Cryos Technologies, an orthotics manufacturer in Joliette, has just moved into its new, more spacious location following a $2.5M investment. This expansion has allowed it to double its workforce to 44 people. (available in French only)
- The city of Repentigny will be investing $2.4M in 2014 for the construction of 6 clay tennis courts and a clubhouse at Maurice Richard park in the city's east end (available in French only)
- O'Sole Mio is investing $55M into the construction of a plant in Boisbriand to replace the current one. This new facility will create nearly 100 new jobs, adding to the 100 jobs currently in place. (available in French only)
- The Franck Majeau pharmacy in Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare is investing $700,000 to expand its establishment and purchase an automatic bagger for pharmaceuticals. This expansion will create two new jobs, adding to the 37 already in place. (available in French only)
- Petro-Canada began construction of a new service station with two car wash bays in the east end of Repentigny. This 4,000-square-foot facility should open its doors in February 2014. (available in French only)
- A new residential condominium development is being built in Notre-Dame-des-Prairies. The completed project will include 11 buildings of 4 condominiums each, which represents a $13M investment. (available in French only)
- Agrigatte, a designer and manufacturer of snow-pushers for snow removal, is investing in the acquisition of better production equipment, which will allow the company to create six new jobs by 2016 (available in French only)
- Door plant Masonite of Berthierville has announced the gradual closure of its establishment as of January 2014. The full closure is scheduled for March 2014. Production is being transferred to Chile. (available in French only)
- Private medical clinic, Clinique Le Gardeur, has invested in recent months into the expansion of its facilities in Repentigny, which has allowed the company to create new jobs (available in French only)
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