Job Occupations Canada is looking for

Specific Occuptions Listing

Canada is seeking applications from people in the following high demand occupations who are interested in working and living in Canada.

Please review the actual occupational descriptions as occupational titles may vary from country to country, and make note of the National Occupational Classification (NOC) number next to each title as it will be required for your application.

Management occupations

Computer and information systems managers (0213)

Business, finance and administration occupations

Financial auditors and accountants – CA (1111)

Natural and Applied sciences and related occupations

Civil engineers (2131)
Mechanical engineers (2132)
Electrical and electronics engineers (2133)
Chemical engineers (2134)
Petroleum engineer (2145)
Mechanical and engineering technologists and technicians (2232)
Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety (2263)

Health care occupations

General practitioners and family physicians (3112)
Midwives (3232)
Licensed practical nurses (3233)
Nurse aides (3413)
Registered nurses R.P.N (3152)
Head nurses and supervisors (3151)
Medical laboratory technologists (3211)
Specialist physicians (3111)
Radiological technologist (3215)
Occupational therapists (3143)
Physiotherapist (3142)
Pharmacist (3131)

Occupations in social science and education

Early childhood educators and assistants (4214)
Social workers (4152)

Occupation in art and culture

Interior designers (5242)

Sales and service occupations

Butchers and meat cutters (6251)
Hairstylists and barbers (6271)

Trade, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

Electricians (7241)
Plumbers (7251)
Steam fitters, pipe fitters and sprinkler system installers (7252)
Gas fitters (7253)
Sheet metal workers (7261)
Boiler makers (7262)
Iron workers and structural metal (7264)
Welders – specialized welders (7265)
Carpenters (7271)
Brick layers (7281)
Concrete finishers (7282)
Roofers and shingles (7291)
Glaziers (7292)
Crane operators (7371)

Construction trades helpers and labourers (7611)
Painters and decorators (7294)
Long – haul tractor – trailer driver (7411)
Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics (7311)
Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics (7331)

Occupation in primary industry

Oil and gas well drilling workers and services operators (8412)
Oil and gas drilling, servicing and related labourers (8615)
Oil and Gas Well Drillers, Servicers, Testers and Related Workers (8232)
Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service (8222)

Occupation unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities

Supervisors, petroleum, gas, chemical processing and utilities (9212)

IT Profession

Senior animation effect editors (9990.1)
Embedded system software designers (9990.2)
Misc. software designers (9990.3)
Multimedia software developers (9990.4)
Software developers-services (9990.5)
Software products developers (9990.6)
Telecommunication software designers (9990.7)
Computer network technicians (2281)
User support technicians (2282)

Any coments and questions don’t hesitate to check

Reprinted with permission from “How to find work in Canada” by Marisol Diaz © 2007. Available by subscription at

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