Job prospects Attendant, Leisure And Sports in the Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport in the Wood Buffalo–Cold Lake Region. These trends also apply 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.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

attendant, leisure and sports
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport (NOC 6722) in the Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of a few positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • 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 Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake region:

  • Approximately 200 people work in this occupation.
  • Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 55%
    • Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 13%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 9%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 7%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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