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  March 27, 2023

Cariboo Regional Labour Market Study

The Cariboo region is susceptible to recruitment challenges as a result of its rural environment and lack of a major population centre. By 2028, it is anticipated that the region will have 1,600 job openings. The food & beverage, accommodation, and recreation & entertainment sectors will be the hardest hit.

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Cariboo Regional Labour Market Study

A VIEW INTO CARIBOO’S LABOUR MARKET:

 

AT A GLANCE:

Which occupations will be the most in demand and face the most shortages? Check out the top occupations below or view WorkBC’s full regional profile to learn more.

Top Occupations in Demand

Type Occupations New Job Openings 2018-2028
Management and Supervisory Restaurant and Food Service Managers 130
Chefs 20
Accommodation Service Managers 80
Skilled Occupations Cooks 230
Bus Drivers and Other Transit Operators 40
Front Line / Entry Level Food Counter Attendants and Kitchen Helpers 200
Food and Beverage Servers 110
Light Duty Cleaners 100
Hotel Front Desk Clerks 40

 

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