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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 Camrose--Drumheller 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 Alberta.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region||N/A||N/A|
|Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region||N/A||N/A|
|Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region||N/A||N/A|
|Red Deer Region||N/A||N/A|
|Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region||N/A||N/A|
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 May 06 – May 10, 2013
- TransCanada Corporation is spending $900M to build a new pipeline from Edmonton to Hardisty
- Costco Wholesale Canada is building a new store in St. Albert. The store is the first part of a large regional commercial development for the area
- The Derrick Golf and Winter Club in Edmonton is spending $12M to develop its golf course and club facilities
- Lethbridge College reveals plan to cut programs and staff due to lack of provincial funding
- Target has opened 10 new stores across Alberta
- The Alberta government plans to invest $11M over three years to expand dual-credit program for high school students
- The Alberta Health Services' northern Alberta 911 call centre will be relocating to a new facility by 2014
- Gibson Energy will be adding 500,000 barrels of crude oil storage to it's Hardisty tank farm by mid-2014
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- The Government of Alberta is investing $503M over three years for the construction of 22 new and replacement schools in high growth communities throughout the province. The first new schools are expected to be opened in 2016.
- Craton Construction Inc. and Dezota Construction Inc. are hiring for the Blackspring Ridge Wind Power Project in southern Alberta
- Capital Power has selected Genesee as the site for a natural gas powered electricity generating plant. Construction is planned to start in 2015.
- The Calgary Zoo will be spending $162M over the next 20 years on upgrades and new facilities
- The Canadian Pheasant Company, in Brooks, is cutting hatchery production for 2013 and laying off approximately 12 employees. The facility will permanently close when all of its inventory is sold.
- Denny's will be hiring up to 40 employees by the end of June 2013 for its new restaurant in Brooks
- Kal-Tire is moving its planned $25M tire plant from Regina to the Edmonton area
- Construction has started on Shell Place in Fort McMurray
- Chestermere Remedy's RX pharmacy has opened in West Creek Plaza
- Doodie Dudes opens for business in High River
- The University of Calgary and the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health have received $1.6M in funding to establish a new research laboratory
- Brooks Asphalt and Concrete has been awarded a $2M contract for paving and construction by the Town of Stettler
- Richardson Bros. Ltd., of Olds, has been awarded a $4.6M contract for road work in Mountain View County
- Daycare in Peace River is short on spaces and employees
- The City of Grande Prairie is spending $700,000 to upgrade the Muskoseepi Park Pavilion
- Alberta Transportation is spending $8.8M for highway upgrades between Lethbridge and Coaldale over the summer
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- Coalspur is expected to begin construction on the Vista coal mine near Hinton within a few months. The mine is expected to be operational by 2015.
- Holiday Inn Express and Staybridge Suites are spending $25M to build two new hotels in Red Deer. Construction is expected to begin this summer and finish by 2014.
- The Town Of Canmore is seeking lifeguards for the newly opened Elevation Place
- The Medicine River Wildlife Centre is starting construction on a new education centre and wildlife hospital; it is expected to be completed by 2014.
- BBC Contractors won the bid to construct the $1.6M Carseland Lagoon earthworks and piping modifications
- The Calgary Catholic Immigration Society's oil and gas training programs have launched a fast-track power engineering training program
- Construction will begin shortly on the new $3.7M gym for Hugh Sutherland School in Carstairs
- The Town of Cochrane will begin construction on the $1.4M first phase of Riverfront Park by fall of 2013
- Grande Prairie Regional College will host a career expo on April 30
- New Horizon Co-operative will be opening two new gas stations this year
- Grande Prairie Regional College recently laid off 27 employees
- Edmonton-based steel fabricator, Waiward Steel, recently laid of approximately 50 workers
- Imperial Oil Ltd.'s Kearl oil-sands mine, located north of Fort McMurray, will begin production shortly
Week of Apr 15 – Apr 19, 2013
- The Government of Alberta is providing $31M for upgrades to seniors accommodations across the province during 2013
- Lakeland College is cutting programs and services at the Vermilion and Lloydminster campuses for the 2013-2014 school year. It is estimated that 43 permanent jobs will be eliminated.
- STEPS Bridgeland, a new inner city condo development in Calgary, will begin construction in the fall of 2013
- Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt opened at Park Place Mall in Lethbridge on April 13, 2013
- The Town of Banff is spending $960,000 to upgrade its water system
- A new 107-unit seniors care facility is under construction in Olds and scheduled to open by spring of 2014
- The Ponoka Agricultural Event Centre Society has received $50,000 in funding to developing the Calnash Ag Event Centre
- Infrastructure contracts have been awarded to Al-Terra Engineering and Border Paving for work in the Town of Sylvan Lake
- Mount Royal University in Calgary will layoff 7 employees due to funding cuts in 2013
- The Alberta Health Services closure of the long-term facility at Strathmore Hospital will affect 19 employees
- CN Rail opens the $200M Calgary Logistics Park
- South Rock Ltd. is to begin construction of the Dunmore Road overpass in Medicine Hat on April 29, 2013
- Red Deer College is planning to reduced programs and staff as a result of a budget deficit for the upcoming school year
- Ground breaking for the new Quad Ball Diamond Facility in Brooks occurred on April 15, 2013
- The Town of Innisfail will begin Phase 2 of its downtown revitalization project on May 6, 2013
- Brookfield Residential is launching an inner city housing development in Calgary. The project is expected to be completed in early 2014.
- The Municipal District of Willow Creek has received funding for construction of a wireless internet tower
- Two more warehouses will be completed in the Stoney Industrial Centre in northeast Calgary within the next few months
- Portage College in Lac La Biche will lay off 15 people. The school will also close its campus in Vegreville and halve the size of the Bonnyville campus.
- Alberta Oil Sands is hoping to expand production at its Algar Lake facility
- Staff in some NAIT programs are being asked to consider leaving the institution through voluntary redundancy; approximately 36 vacant positions will not be filled
- McDonalds held its third annual National Hiring Day on Thursday. The company is seeking 300–400 employees in Edmonton and the surrounding area.
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