Job Demand Report – August 2019

Use this report to find out who is hiring and what occupations are being recruited in Bruce County.

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Job Postings by Month

How many job postings were active for at least 1 day this month?

Job Postings by Community

Where are job opportunities being offered?

Community Job Postings %
Port Elgin17122.7%

Job Postings by Skill Type

What skill types are in demand?

Sector Job Postings %
Management occupations33838.2%
Business, finance and administration occupations12113.7%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations9310.5%
Health occupations849.5%
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services809%
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport505.6%
Sales and service occupations495.5%
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations303.4%
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations232.6%
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities171.9%

Job Postings by Type

Are employers looking to hire full time or part time positions?

Job Type Job Postings %
Full Time86080.6%
Part Time20719.4%

Job Postings by Duration

Are employers hiring permanent, contract or temporary positions?

Job Duration Job Postings %

Job Postings by Employer

Who's recruiting the most?

Employer Postings
Walmart Canada21
Corporation of the County of Bruce19
Windsor Regional Hospital17
Wal-mart Canada Corp.15
Revera Inc.14
SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service14
VON Canada14
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc.12
Aecon Group Inc. - Kincardine11
Grey Bruce Habitat for Humanity11
County of Bruce11
We Check11
YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce10
TLC Alert Nursing and Home Care10
AECOM Technology Corporation10
Golden Dawn Senior Citizen Home10
Parkview Manor Health Care Centre9
Walker House Restaurant9
Bruce Power9
Kingsway Arms at Elgin Lodge8
The Agency7
Black & McDonald Limited6
McDonald's Canada6
Bruce Peninsula Association for Community Living6
Huron Bay Co-operative Inc.6
Stoltz Sales and Service6
NCI Agency6
Town of South Bruce Peninsula5
Discount Car and Truck Rentals5

Job Postings by Occupation

What kind of jobs are in demand?

Occupation Postings
Retail salespersons60
Home support workers41
Food and beverage servers30
Other customer and information services representatives28
Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations20
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses19
Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations17
Retail and wholesale trade managers17
Retail sales supervisors16
Early childhood educators and assistants15
Transport truck drivers15
Light duty cleaners15
General farm workers15
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates12
Licensed practical nurses12
Program leaders and instructors in recreation11
Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents11
housekeepers and related occupations11
Administrative assistants10
Financial sales representatives9
Other trades helpers and labourers9
General practitioners and family physicians9
Heavy equipment operators (except crane)9
Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)9
General office support workers9
Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers8
communications and other business services8
Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)8
Administrative officers8
Other sales related occupations8
Public works and maintenance labourers8
Facility operation and maintenance managers8
Material handlers8
Construction managers8
Other assisting occupations in support of health services7
Accounting and related clerks7
Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers7
Construction trades helpers and labourers7
Civil engineers7
Retail and wholesale buyers7
Banking, insurance and other financial clerks6
Home child care providers6
Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers6
Security guards and related security service occupations6

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