Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes workers who conduct private investigations for clients or employers, implement security measures to protect property against theft and fire and provide other protective services not elsewhere classified. They are employed by security and investigation service companies, hotels, retail establishments, businesses and industry, or they may be self-employed.
alarm investigator, corporate security officer, house detective, postal inspection officer, private investigator, retail loss prevention officer, security officer, private, store detective, theft prevention officer.
- Corporate security officers investigate unlawful acts of employees or patrons of establishments and recommend security systems such as electronic detection devices and access devices.
- Private investigators conduct investigations to locate missing persons and obtain information for use in civil and criminal litigation matters or for other purposes; they may also conduct polygraph tests (integrity surveys) for clients.
- Retail loss prevention officers prevent and detect shoplifting and theft in retail establishments.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Protective Service Occupations in South Coast--Burin Peninsula 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|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||2012-02-22|
According to the 2006 Census, only a small number of people are employed in this occupation in the South Coast-Burin region. Therefore, it is likely that the chances of finding employment in this occupation are LIMITED. This means that there are relatively weak employment opportunities for skilled workers in this occupation. Although employment opportunities are limited in the South Coast-Burin region, opportunities may exist in other regions of the province. People who are interested in work elsewhere should research the opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets across the province.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has ordered that up to half a million fish at a salmon farm in Hermitage Bay are to be killed due to a case of infectious salmon anemia (ISA).
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- The federal government and the government of NL announced the official opening of six new affordable housing units for seniors in Burin, NL
- The federal government and the government of NL announced the official opening of eight new affordable housing units for seniors and persons with disabilities in Salt Pond on the Burin Peninsula, NL
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- The Government of Canada announced funding through the Atlantic Innovation Fund for three Charlottetown-based businesses (Island Abbey Foods, Delivra, and BioVectra) to develop new products and technologies
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- Eastern Health has started renovations to the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. Work to the central registration area is expected to be completed within two weeks.
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