Employment Sectors & Industries
Agriculture is the second largest industry of Lambton County as the areas moderate year-round weather makes it ideal for specialty crops fruits and vegetables and greenhouse production.
Creative Industries & Technology
Sarnia-Lambton houses an innovative group of software, Information technology and graphic design companies. They provide opportunities to tech professionals who wish to work from the comfort of their home.
The four local school boards in Lambton County offers opportunities for educators, administrative assistants, and counsellors across 167 elementary and secondary schools.
Alternative Energy Solutions
Sarnia-Lambton is home to a strong pairing of petrochemical and agricultural industry which has made it a Canada’s premier location for innovation and investment in clean energy biofuels and renewable chemicals.
Research & Development
Sarnia-Lambton is home to Lambton College which is the leading college institution in applied research in Ontario. Sustainable energy research and an ever-growing biochemical industry is creating opportunities in hydrogen and fuel cell research, piloting and deployment.
Lambton County provides care for its residents through Lambton Public Health and the local hospitals. The Bluewater Health hospital in Sarnia along with the Charlotte Englehart Hospital in Petrolia cares for 131,000 people of Sarnia Lambton
Sarnia-Lambton represents Canada’s second largest cluster of companies in the petrochemical sector with variation of processes in the hydrocarbon value chain. The petrochemical industry of the area has given rise to a highly skilled manufacturing sector which provides other businesses with advanced equipment, automotive parts, filter and construction metal products.
The large manufacturing industry and constant construction need across the county provides great opportunities for skilled trades workers. Lambton College also allows trades workers to become certified in a variety of trades and develop their careers.
Engineering, financial and legal consulting are the backbone of Sarnia-Lambton’s vast petrochemical, manufacturing, and research sectors. These services provide the data and knowledge producers need to develop their products.