Employment

Factoid:

The top three occupations in Perth County are Sales/Service, Trades, Transportation & Equipment with Business, Finance and Administration following closely behind!

Some of Perth County’s largest employers include: 

  • Listowel Technologies (LTI)  
  • Listowel Hospital
  • Boshart Industries
  • LH Gray Eggs
  • Trillium Mutual Head Office
  • Cooper Standard Automotive
  • Parmalat
  • Maple Leaf Foods
  • MacLean Taylor Construction
  • Erie Meats
  • Knollcrest Lodge
  • Ritz Lutheran Villa
  • BTE
  • Looby Construction
  • Nuhn Industries
  • Woodcock Brothers 
  • Ideal Supply

Perth County is proud of its entrepreneurial spirit.  Many of our businesses and companies are locally owned with world wide reputations, competing globally.  From agriculture to manufacturing, healthcare to metal fabrication and food processing, Perth has opportunities in almost any industry.

Check out our opportunities on facebook www.facebook.com/perthcojobs.  Why not make Perth your home too?

Occupation

Number Employed

% of Workforce

Sales and Service

8405

20.95%

Trades, Transport and equipment Operators

7340

18.29%

Business, Finance and Administration

5380

13.41%

Management Occupations

5085

12.67%

Manufacturing and Utilities

3815

9.51%

Education, Law, Social, Government & Community Services

3390

8.45%

Health Occupations

2745

6.84%

Natural Resources, Agriculture & Related Occupations

1500

3.74%

Natural and Applied Sciences

1440

3.59%

Art, Culture, Recreation & Sport

1025

2.55%

Total

40125

100.00%

Employment Services Organizations

There are many resources available to assist you in finding work in Perth County:

Partners in Employment is a not-for-profit with offices in Stratford and Listowel, that assists people in Perth County to find and keep employment. Partners works with many businesses to fill vacant positions.  http://www.partnersinemployment.on.ca/

Conestoga Career Centre is located in Stratford. The Centre offers one-stop service to support your career and job placement needs.  http://www.conestogac.on.ca/caa/careercentre/

Job Boards:

Perth County Jobs is your one-stop interactive page for all things job related in Perth County. Training, job fairs and vacant positions are posted regularly.  www.facebook.com/perthcojobs