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Landscaping and grounds maintenance contractors and managers plan, organize, direct and control the operations of landscaping, interior plantscaping, lawn care and tree service departments and establishments.
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- Plan, organize, direct and control the operations of landscaping, interior plantscaping, lawn care and tree service establishments
- Tender bids on contracts for landscaping and grounds maintenance work
- Plan and estimate the materials and labour requirements for individual contracts
- Organize and direct the planting and maintenance of trees, gardens, lawns, shrubs and hedges and the construction and installation of fences, decks, patios, walkways and retaining walls
- Hire and supervise staff
- Maintain financial and personnel records.
Sydney, Port Hawkesbury, Belgiumtown, Bras d'Or, Bridgeport, Caledonia, Centreville Reserve Mines, Dominion, East Slope, Florence, Gannon Road, Glace Bay, Havenside, Hub, Kaneville, Little Bras d'Or, Louisbourg, McKays Corner, McLeods Crossing, Morien Hill, New Aberdeen, New Victoria, New Waterford, North Sydney, Passchendaele, Reserve Mines, Reserve Rows, River Ryan, Scotchtown, Steeles Hill, Sterling, Sydney Mines, Table Head, Tomkinsville
Outlook & Prospects for Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Contractors and Managers in Cape Breton 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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||2011-06-21|
|Cape Breton Region||2011-05-16|
|North Shore Region||2011-06-21|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Feb 11 – Feb 15, 2013
- A call centre that helps Nova Scotians access information on community and social services has opened in Dartmouth. The 211 service employs staff with backgrounds in community or social services.
Week of Jan 28 – Feb 01, 2013
- The Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CEED) opened a satellite office in Antigonish. They are working in partnership with the Antigonish Career Resource Centre (ACRC) as well as the Youth Skills Link Program.
- Two entrepeneurs have opened a new marketing company, YOLO Marketing, in New Glasgow, and have hired two new employees
Week of Dec 17 – Dec 21, 2012
- Blue Ocean, a call centre with two offices on Bayers Road in Halifax, may hire as many as 60 new employees over the next 6 months. The company has about 550 workers and the jobs would pay anywhere from $11 to more than $20 an hour
- The union representing about 250 airport security screening workers in NS who work for Securitas Transport Aviation Security Ltd. has reached a tentative deal with the company
Week of Dec 10 – Dec 14, 2012
- Nineteen employees from the Lunenburg Regional Recycling and Compost Facility in Whynotts Settlement received layoff notices after two municipal units voted to accept a contract from an Annapolis Valley facility
- Source Security, based in Halifax, branches out into high-tech corporate security solutions and predicts technology likely won’t reduce the need for security guards
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