65 occupations added to LMIA to fulfil the vacant jobs in Quebec

Quebec Adds 65 Occupations To Facilitated LMIA Process For Employers Hiring Temporary Workers (1)

Highlights

  1. 287 targeted occupations available in LMIA
  2. 65 occupations added
  3. Number of occupations raised from 222 to 287
  4. Skill Level C occupations added

Quebec has made it easier for employers to hire temporary foreign workers to fill up the vacant positions. The province has expanded the number of jobs so that immigrants can qualify for the process easily so that people can migrate to Quebec to work.

There are 287 occupations in the new list for the facilitated LMIA. The number of jobs added is 65 and it led to a change in the number of jobs from 222 to 287. The occupations for the Skill Level C have been added on May 24.

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List of 65 occupations

The list of occupation includes all the professions mentioned in the NOC. The Quebec immigration ministry always updates the occupations annually. The positions that are updated in the list are available in the following table:

NOC Code

List of Occupations
1314

Property Valuator

1414

Receptionist
1415

Staffing Clerk

1434

Bank Clerk
1435

Loan Collector

1452

Correspondence Clerk
1454

Statistical Clerk

1521

Shipper
1522

Warehouse Clerk

1523

Logistics Clerk
1524

Inventory Clerk

1525

Dispatcher
1526

Scheduler

3411

Dental Hygienist
3413

Nurse’s Aide

4413

Teaching Assistant
5113

Archivist

5243

Costume Designer
6222

Buyer

6313

Hotel/Casino Supervisor
6332

Baker

6411

Sales Rep – Wholesale
6421

Sales Rep – Retail

6513

Food and Beverage Servers
6531

Tourism Guide

6551

Bank Teller
6563

Veterinarian

7305

Traffic Supervisor

7444

Exterminator

7451

Longshoreman

7452

Warehouse Worker
7511

Truck Driver

7512

Public Transit Driver

7521

Heavy Equipment Operator
7522

Utility Vehicle Operator

7532

Deckhand
8421

Logger

8422

Forestry Worker

9411

Mining Equipment Operator
9412

Smelter Worker

9414

Stonecutter

9415

Inspector / Tester, mineral and metal processing

9416

Metalworking and Forging Machine Operator

9417

Machining Tool Operator

9418

Metal Products Machine Operator
9421

Chemical Plant Machine Operator

9422

Plastics Processing Machine Operator

9423

Rubber Processing Machine Operator
9431

Sawmill Machine Operator

9435

Paper Converting Machine Operator
9436

Lumber Grader/Wood Processing Inspector

9437

Woodworking Machine Operator
9441

Textile Fibre and Yarn, Hide and Pelt Processing Machine Operator or Worker

9446

Industrial Sewing Machine Operator
9461

Process Control and Machine Operator, food and beverage processing

9462

Industrial Butcher
9463

Seafood Processing Worker

9465

Tester or Grader, food and beverage processing
9523

Electronics Assembler, Fabricator, Inspector or Tester

9526

Mechanical Assembler or Inspector

9532

Furniture and Fixture Assembler or Inspector
9533

Wood Products Assembler or Inspector

9534

Furniture Finisher or Refinisher

9535

Plastic Products Assembler, Finisher or Inspector
9536

Industrial Painter, Coater and Metal Finishing Process Operator

Employers do not need to provide any proof of recruitment efforts to hire temporary workers. But still, Quebec encourages the employers to first give preference to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

A transition plan is required for LMIA applications. Under the facilitated process of Quebec, there is no requirement of any transition plan for the first application. For the second request and further, there is a requirement of a transition plan.

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