November 29, 2008

38 High Demand Occupations - Priority List

UPDATE (June 26,2010): 29 In-Demand Occupations

The 38 high demand occupations or the list of 38 occupations eligible for processing under Federal Skilled Workers application is now out!

If you have at least one year work experience in one or more of the following occupations, your application may be prioritized:

(Click the Occupation Title to see description, main duties and employment requirements)
Financial Managers
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Managers in Health Care
Restaurant and Food Service Managers
Accommodation Service Managers
Construction Managers
Financial Auditors and Accountants
Geologists, Geochemists and Geophysicists
Mining Engineers
Geological Engineers
Petroleum Engineers
Specialist Physicians
General Practitioners and Family Physicians
Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists
Occupational Therapists
Head Nurses and Supervisors
Registered Nurses
Medical Radiation Technologists
Licensed Practical Nurses
University Professors
College and Other Vocational Instructors
Contractors and Supervisors, Pipefitting Trades
Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades
Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews
Electricians (Except Industrial and Power System)
Industrial Electricians
Steamfitters, Pipe fitters and Sprinkler System Installers
Welders and Related Machine Operators
Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
Crane Operators
Drillers and Blasters – Surface Mining, Quarrying and Construction
Supervisors, Mining and Quarrying
Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service
Supervisors, Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Processing and Utilities

This is just a quick post to inform you of the said list of 38 high demand occupations. For those who filed after Feb 27, 2008 whose occupations are not included on the list of high demand occupations, it's not the end of the world yet. I'll discuss that on my next entry.