Job prospects Attendant, Leisure And Sports in Alberta
Job opportunities for Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport (NOC 6722) are fair in Alberta over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as an attendant, leisure and sports.
Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.
Job opportunities in Alberta
The employment outlook will be fair for Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport (NOC 6722) in Alberta for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
- A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
- Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities may vary depending on the time of the year.
Here are some key facts about Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport in the Alberta region:
- Approximately 5,050 people work in this occupation.
- Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport mainly work in the following sectors:
- Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 68%
- Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 11%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 42% compared to 81% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 58% compared to 19% for all occupations
- 30% of operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport work all year, while 70% work only part of the year, compared to 59% and 41% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 25 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- Less than 5% of operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport are self-employed compared to an average of 12% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Alberta by economic region.
|Athabasca–Grande Prairie–Peace River Region||Fair Fair|
|Banff–Jasper–Rocky Mountain House Region||Fair Fair|
|Calgary Region||Fair Fair|
|Camrose–Drumheller Region||Fair Fair|
|Edmonton Region||Fair Fair|
|Lethbridge–Medicine Hat Region||Fair Fair|
|Red Deer Region||Good Good|
|Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region||Limited Limited|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that the labour supply and demand for Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport (NOC 6722) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.
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