7 In-Demand Jobs In Saskatchewan | By Tunde Omotoye
I like the immigration strategy Saskatchewan is taking by working towards filling in-demand jobs in the area.
Here are the 7 in-demand jobs in Saskatchewan that got the most attention from the Express Entry pool in May 2019 and got invited to apply for Permanent Residency.
1- Managers in Social, Community and Correctional services:
Average Pay: $35.16 / hour for 7.5 hours per day.
Role: Managers who typically plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the programs and activities of; Social service / Community agencies/ Correctional institutions.
2- Conference and Event Planners:
Average Pay: $22.12 / hour depending on duration.
Role: Plan, organize and coordinate conferences, conventions, meetings, seminars, exhibitions, trade shows, festivals, and other events.
They are usually, employed by;
– Tourism Associations
– Trade and professional associations
– Convention and conference centres
– Conference and event planning companies
– or they may be self-employed.
3- Medical Sonographers:
Avg. Pay: $36.00 / hour
Role: Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of various parts of the body to aid physicians in monitoring pregnancies and in diagnosing cardiac, ophthalmic, vascular and other medical disorders.
Avg. Pay: $39.56 / hour
Role Summary: Assess and diagnose behavioural, emotional and cognitive disorders, counsel clients, provide therapy, conduct research and apply theory relating to behaviour and mental processes.
5- Instructors of persons with disabilities:
Avg Pay: $26.67 / hour
Role: – Instructors of persons with disabilities.
– Teach children and adults using a variety of techniques to facilitate communication, rehabilitation, social skills, and increased independence.
They are employed in:
– Rehabilitation Centres
– Specialized Educational Institutes
– Throughout the school system.
Avg Pay: $13.40 / hour
Role Summary: Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers prepare standard cuts of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish for sale in retail or wholesale food establishments.
They are usually employed in:
– Grocery stores
– Butcher shops
– Fish stores or may be self-employed.
Avg Pay: $13.00 / hour
Role Summary: Prepare bread, rolls, muffins, pies, pastries, cakes and cookies in retail and wholesale bakeries and dining establishments.
They are employed in:
– Catering companies
– Hospitals, and other institutions, or
– They may be self-employed.
Unlike others, what I love most about the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program is that a job offer isn’t required. Only that experience is needed. They select based on education level, work experience, age, language ability, family, work or study connections to Saskatchewan.
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Another intriguing thing is that someone with a score of as low as ’67’ was invited to apply in May. Talk about seeing a need and wanting to fill it by all means necessary.
However, you can check this thread to see the in-demand jobs in 7 other cities including Regina, Saskatchewan: http://tiny.cc/6mke6y
Other in-demand jobs that Saskatchewan seeks under the International Skilled Worker prog.
– Accounting Technicians
– Computer Programmers & interactive media developers
– Architectural Technologists & technicians
– Medical laboratory technologists
– Motor vehicle body repairers
For more detailed info on eligibility, application and how it works, you can also check Saskatchewan’s site here on International Skilled Worker: Occupation In-Demand: http://tiny.cc/6cle6y