Back 4 Good – Your future in Prince Edward Island working on key assignments to fill a number of top roles in the province.
Prince Edward Island known as “the Garden Province” is one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada. As Canada’s smallest and least populous province Prince Edward Island is home to 140,000 people and its capital is Charlottetown with just over 40,000 people.
Agriculture, Tourism and Fishing are the main industries present. About 30% of Canada’s potatoes are grown in the province proving a huge source of income for the province’s 2,000 farms.
Tourism, in particular is on the rise as the island is enticing larger numbers of tourists each year.
Because Prince Edward Island has a low population the cost of living and property prices are very affordable with housing widely available with the average percentage of household income taken up in ownership costs at a low of between 21% to 32% the lowest in Canada.
As the economy continues to grow at a rapid pace jobs on offer in PEI are plentiful and new sectors are experiencing a tight labour market.
In the Aerospace ,Defence and Marine they are currently recruiting for
- CNC Machinists
- PLC Programmers
- PVD Engineers
Access to skilled employees is very challenging CNC Programmers and Machinists are the 2 Aerospace employers are having difficulty filling.
On the agriculture side the creation of the Farm Technician Programme has helped and provided farmers and agriculture companies with much needed staff However the demand is high for all occupations in this sector.
Bioscience is a new and exciting sector with employment levels in the sector increasing by 200% with PEI Bioscience companies focusing on
- Human Health & Nutrition
- Fish Health
- Animal Health & Nutrition
- Contract manufacturing services
- Medical Devices
Roles on offer in Bioscience range from entry level to PhD level.
Construction is experiencing the same skills shortages that exist across the globe with high demand for trade people, most jobs are full-time year-round. In PEI Tradespeople are retiring at a faster rate than they can be replaced with PEI having immediate needs for 500-700 trades people today including,
- Project Managers
- Site Supervisors
- Floor Installers
- Heavy Equipment Operators
Other sectors that have many roles on offer include Digital/Computing, Early Childhood Education, Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and leasing, Healthcare and Justice and Pubic Safety.
Now is the time to consider PEI as the place to live and work in. Send your expression of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org today and we will take it form there for you.
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