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Nine New Occupations Added To New Brunswick Express Entry Priority List

Thu, Nov 29 2018

Nine New Occupations Added To New Brunswick Express Entry Priority List

New list brings number of priority occupations to 19

The Atlantic Canada province of New Brunswick has added nine new occupations for its Express Entry Labour Market Stream.

This is the fourth opening of the Express Entry New Brunswick Labour Market Stream since September 2017 that has targeted information and Communications Technology workers among others.

The updated list now has 19 occupations, nine of them are new and they are:

Occupation NOC
Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services 0013
Financial and investment analysts 1112
Human resources professionals 1121
Executive assistants 1222
Purchasing agents and officers 1225
Administrative assistants 1241
Early childhood educators and assistants 4214
Translators, terminologists and interpreters 5125
Retail and wholesale buyers 6222

The 10 other occupations in the priority list are:

Managers in healthcare     0311
Restaurant and food service managers 0631
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers 1311
Information systems analysts and consultants 2171
Computer network technician 2281
Software engineers and designers 2173
Database analysts and data administrators 2172
Computer programmers and interactive media developers 2174
Retail sale supervisors 6211
Cooks 6322

New Brunswick’s Express Entry Labour market stream allows skilled and eligible applicants in the federal Express Entry System to apply for a provincial nomination.

The applicants with a provincial nomination from New Brunswick receive an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System points towards their Express Entry score.

To be able to apply for New Brunswick Nomination Program, an applicant must meet any one of the following criteria.

  • The applicants who are currently employed in New Brunswick or have a job offer from  New Brunswick in a designated skill type O, A or B under Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC)
  • Have a close relative (child, sister, parent, uncle, or aunt) living in New Brunswick for at least one year as a permanent resident or citizen of Canada
  • Must demonstrate French as first language proven by a Test d’évaluation de français (TEF).

To be able to apply for the labour stream, you must first submit Expression of Interest (EOI) to the NBPNP

The eligible applicants will be only considered for Expression of Interest under this stream. A minimum of 67 points are required in the FSW selection factors to be able to apply for Express Entry New Brunswick Labour Market Stream.

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