We are pleased to provide quarterly job postings as well as occupational demand projections for the Kawartha Lakes area.

Quarterly Job Postings

Advertising jobs online is a common approach among employers looking to hire. As a result, there is a wealth of information scattered across the Internet, identifying the employers’ qualifications needs and expectations. The information below presents the number of online job postings in Kawartha Lakes by 4-digit occupation.

To learn more about occupational codes and the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system, please visit, Government of Canada – NOC.

Note. These figures represent only job postings, which may or may not have been filled.
Job posting data is sourced from Vicinity Jobs

Kawartha Lakes2019 Q3 Job PostingsRank
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations221
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations112
3233 - Licensed practical nurses103
6421 - Retail salespersons94
6322 - Cooks85
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities86
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers77
7251 - Plumbers68
7612 - Other trades helpers and labourers69
1414 - Receptionists510
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives511
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers512
1411 - General office support workers413
1521 - Shippers and receivers414
6211 - Retail sales supervisors415
6623 - Other sales related occupations416
7233 - Sheet metal workers417
7522 - Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers418
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors419
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers320
1522 - Storekeepers and partspersons321
4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers322
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations323
6611 - Cashiers324
6731 - Light duty cleaners325
7203 - Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades326
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers327
7452 - Material handlers328
7511 - Transport truck drivers329
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)330
1111 - Financial auditors and accountants231
1221 - Administrative officers232
1512 - Letter carriers233
2171 - Information systems analysts and consultants234
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses235
3236 - Massage therapists236
3237 - Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment237
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services238
4152 - Social workers239
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants240
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers241
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons242
6311 - Food service supervisors243
6525 - Hotel front desk clerks244
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents245
7247 - Cable television service and maintenance technicians246
0013 - Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services147
0121 - Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers148
0512 - Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts149
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations150
1225 - Purchasing agents and officers151
1226 - Conference and event planners152
1241 - Administrative assistants153
1431 - Accounting and related clerks154
1434 - Banking, insurance and other financial clerks155
2172 - Database analysts and data administrators156
2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians157
2242 - Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)158
2264 - Construction inspectors159
3125 - Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating160
3141 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists161
3143 - Occupational therapists162
3234 - Paramedical occupations163
4011 - University professors and lecturers164
4021 - College and other vocational instructors165
4163 - Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants166
4211 - Paralegal and related occupations167
4411 - Home child care providers168
4413 - Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants169
5123 - Journalists170
5221 - Photographers171
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness172
6316 - Other services supervisors173
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)174
6512 - Bartenders175
6513 - Food and beverage servers176
6521 - Travel counsellors177
6562 - Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations178
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers179
6732 - Specialized cleaners180
6741 - Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations181
7237 - Welders and related machine operators182
7271 - Carpenters183
7291 - Roofers and shinglers184

Occupational Demand Projections

Below you will find occupational demand projections for the Kawartha Lakes area. The occupations are ranked based on the total projected demand between 2016 and 2021.

The occupations and their preceding four digit code are based on the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada National Occupational Classification (NOC) system. The NOC system consists of 500 unit groups which capture every occupation in the economy. It is for this so called ‘unit group’ that the projections have been developed by the WDB.

To learn more about occupational codes and the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system, please visit, Government of Canada – NOC.

OccupationNumber of Jobs in 2016Number of Jobs in 2021Expected RetireesTotal DemandRank
6421 Retail salespersons120712732102761
3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses7167781261882
0821 Managers in agriculture7446552461573
0621 Retail and wholesale trade managers7878291021444
6711 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations835929481425
6731 Light duty cleaners223247951196
6611 Cashiers728777691187
7511 Transport truck drivers45849858988
4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers78084136979
1311 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers302339549010
8612 Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers479555148911
3413 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates628682288112
6733 Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents217234638013
1241 Administrative assistants410432527414
8431 General farm workers2532221027215
1411 General office support workers316332506616
1431 Accounting and related clerks188204476317
7512 Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators152164516317
4422 Correctional service officers373387486219
1221 Administrative officers317348306219
0114 Other administrative services managers00606021
1111 Financial auditors and accountants110127395622
4031 Secondary school teachers458494195423
4212 Social and community service workers290314305423
6232 Real estate agents and salespersons130137445125
6322 Cooks313349124826
4413 Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants359387204826
0631 Restaurant and food service managers300335124728
4155 Probation and parole officers and related occupations100104424629
4112 Lawyers and Quebec notaries119138234130
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers280292273931
6552 Other customer and information services representatives164179243931
4167 Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers00393931
7311 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics00393931
4152 Social workers127134323931
7611 Construction trades helpers and labourers18221903736
0015 Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.4650333637
6622 Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers261275223637
4412 Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations6165303439
1414 Receptionists128138233340
0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers4548303241
7294 Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)15618803241
6221 Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade9399243143
1114 Other financial officers156164212944
2264 Construction inspectors4041272944
6551 Customer services representatives - financial institutions182191182746
1454 Survey interviewers and statistical clerks9397212547
7271 Carpenters12214602547
0015 Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.00242449
4021 College and other vocational instructors99107162449