Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes personnel in occupations unique to the armed forces, such as artillery soldiers, infantry soldiers, air defence technicians and naval electronics technicians who provide collective defence measures to protect Canadian waters, land, airspace and other interests. They are employed by the Canadian armed forces.
air defence technician, armoured vehicle crewmember, artillery soldier, field engineer – military, infantry soldier, naval weapons technician, sonar operator, tank driver, weapons operator.
- Operate armoured vehicles, artillery, hand-held weapons and other military combat equipment and defence systems
- Engage in peacekeeping operations and enforce cease-fire agreements
- Provide aid in emergency situations, such as civil disorder, natural disasters and major accidents
- Engage in drills and other training in preparation for peacekeeping, combat and natural disaster relief duties
- Perform administrative and guard duties.
Personnel in this unit group are assigned to specific operations related to reconnaissance, peacekeeping, disaster relief and combat.
Outlook & Prospects for Occupations Unique to the Armed Forces in Iqaluit 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 Nunavut.
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Labour Market Reviews
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
Week of Apr 15 – Apr 19, 2013
- Xstrata Zinc and Sabina Gold and Silver are considering restarting the shelved $270M Bathurst road and port project
- Retention numbers among Inuit staff have improved at Meadowbank mine in Nunavut
- TMAC Resources is proceeding with plans to revive Kitikmeot gold mine project near Cambridge Bay
- Due to changing commodity prices, MMG has halted the review process of its proposed Izok mine, so as to change the scope of the project. The original proposal would have created 1140 construction jobs and 710 jobs operating the mine.
Week of Apr 01 – Apr 05, 2013
Week of Mar 25 – Mar 29, 2013
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