In Windsor-Essex, 8,900 people are employed in the transportation and warehousing sector as of February 2021. As the COVID-19 pandemic showed the ever-increasing importance of transporting passengers and goods, warehousing and storing goods, and providing services to these establishments, the number of new job postings in the sector has consistently exceeded the regional average since August 2020. The drive towards automation and integrating information technology are set to make this already diverse and in-demand field evolve rapidly in the immediate future.
Interviews with local Transportation workers
To read about local people working in the transportation and warehousing sector, CLICK HERE for interviews about their day-to-day tasks, what inspired them to enter the position, and what it is like to work in the industry.
Bonnie – School Bus Driver
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Transportation Career Profiles
To learn about local positions in the transportation and warehousing sector, CLICK HERE for career profiles outlining job duties, potential career pathways, and local education/training programs.
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers National Occupation Code (NOC): 1311 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers maintain complete sets of books, keep records of…
Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators
Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators National Occupation Code (NOC): 7512 This unit group includes workers who drive buses…
Delivery and courier service drivers
Delivery and courier service drivers National occupation classification code: 7514 Delivery and courier service drivers drive automobiles, vans and light…
Software engineers and designers
Software engineers and designers National occupation classification code: 2173 Software engineers and designers research, design, evaluate, integrate and maintain software…
Virtual Learning Experience
On June 2nd 2021, we hosted a virtual learning event for students and the public to ask questions to local transportation workers and learn about careers in the transportation and warehousing sector.
Watch a recording of the event: