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J.D. Irving, Limited Forecasts Over 10,400 Hires Over the Next Three Years

Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada 29 January 2018 -- (News release) -- Over the next three years, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) is forecasting over 10,400 hires across the company's diverse operations in Canada and the U.S.

"When we look at our three-year forecast from 2018-2020, 84% of the jobs we need to fill are in the Atlantic provinces," said Jeff Green, Director, Recruitment with JDI. "69% of the jobs are in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia alone."

Across the organization, the areas with the highest number of job opportunities include Operations, Shipping, Supply & Logistics, Retail Sales, and Finance.

The three-year forecast is a result of anticipated retirements, business growth, and normal workforce turnover. An anticipated 2,558 students are also included in the 2018-2020 hiring forecast total.

Over the next three years, JDI forecasts hiring over 600 skilled trades roles across all divisions. 83% of these skilled trades jobs are in Atlantic Canada. The remaining 17% are in Canada (Ontario and Alberta) and the United States (Maine, North Dakota, New York and Georgia).


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