Occupation Library

Career Library

Career Library

Learn more about different occupations, including regional demand and salary expectations.

You can explore different occupations, browse current and historical occupations that are in demand in the region.

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is Canada’s national system for describing occupations. Learn more about NOC system.

Occupation Groups

0 · Management occupations
528 Jobs

This category includes legislators, senior management occupations and middle management occupations. Senior managers are described in several broad categories. Middle managers are described in…

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1 · Business, finance and administration occupations
902 Jobs

Occupations in this category include financial and business services, administration and clerical supervision and support services. Some occupations in this category are unique to…

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2 · Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
390 Jobs

This category includes occupations in sciences, engineering, architecture and information technology. These occupations require post-secondary education in an appropriate scientific or technical discipline. Progression…

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3 · Health occupations
391 Jobs

Occupations in this category are concerned with providing health care services directly to patients and occupations that provide technical support to medical staff. To…

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4 · Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services
314 Jobs

Occupations in this category are concerned with law, teaching, counselling, conducting social science research, developing government policy, and administering government and other programs. Occupations…

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5 · Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport
99 Jobs

This category includes occupations in art and culture, including the performing arts, film and video, broadcasting, journalism, writing, creative design, libraries and museums. It…

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6 · Sales and service occupations
1574 Jobs

This category contains retail and wholesale sales occupations and customer and personal service occupations related to a wide range of industries, such as accommodation…

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7 · Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations
1019 Jobs

These occupations include trades supervisors and contractors, construction and mechanical tradespersons, operators of transportation and heavy equipment and trades helpers. These occupations are found…

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8 · Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations
82 Jobs

These occupations include supervisors and equipment operators in the natural resource-based sectors of mining, oil and gas production, forestry and logging, agriculture, horticulture and…

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9 · Occupations in manufacturing and utilities
245 Jobs

This category contains supervisory, production and labouring occupations in manufacturing, processing and utilities. Occupations in this category are characterized by either technical training or…

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Skilled trades are in-demand across the Waterloo Wellington Dufferin area. These 144 trades in Ontario build and renovate our homes, develop products in factories, keep cars and trucks running on our roads, work in agriculture and provide services to all of us. Skilled tradespeople are employees, contractors who choose their own paths and jobs and entrepreneurs who hire other tradespeople and develop their businesses.

Knowing that there is a need for people and that people are looking for new ways to work or their next career path, the Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin has developed a video series that can be shared and used with people who are exploring a skilled trades career. Their stories are unique and have taken them to different places. Click the image above to see the “Is Apprenticeship for Me” video series.

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