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 Q2 Job PostingsRank
7452 - Material handlers221
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers202
6421 - Retail salespersons193
7612 - Other trades helpers and labourers134
1414 - Receptionists115
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives116
7511 - Transport truck drivers117
3122 - Chiropractors108
7251 - Plumbers109
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations910
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers811
3233 - Licensed practical nurses812
6211 - Retail sales supervisors813
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers814
6732 - Specialized cleaners715
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities716
3411 - Dental assistants617
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)618
6623 - Other sales related occupations619
7441 - Residential and commercial installers and servicers620
0911 - Manufacturing managers521
1525 - Dispatchers522
6322 - Cooks523
6512 - Bartenders524
6513 - Food and beverage servers525
6525 - Hotel front desk clerks526
7205 - Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers527
7381 - Printing press operators528
1241 - Administrative assistants429
1521 - Shippers and receivers430
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses431
6341 - Hairstylists and barbers432
7271 - Carpenters433
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers434
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors435
1111 - Financial auditors and accountants336
1221 - Administrative officers337
3237 - Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment338
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services339
4011 - University professors and lecturers340
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons341
6316 - Other services supervisors342
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations343
6731 - Light duty cleaners344
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations245
1411 - General office support workers246
2225 - Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists247
3141 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists248
3143 - Occupational therapists249
4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers250
5125 - Translators, terminologists and interpreters251
5212 - Technical occupations related to museums and art galleries252
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers253
6235 - Financial sales representatives254
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations255
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics256
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators257
0012 - Senior government managers and officials158
0125 - Other business services managers159
0311 - Managers in health care160
0421 - Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training161
0714 - Facility operation and maintenance managers162
1121 - Human resources professionals163
1122 - Professional occupations in business management consulting164
1215 - Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations165
1222 - Executive assistants166
1226 - Conference and event planners167
1431 - Accounting and related clerks168
1451 - Library assistants and clerks169
1511 - Mail, postal and related workers170
1512 - Letter carriers171
1513 - Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors172
2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers173
2221 - Biological technologists and technicians174
2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians175
2232 - Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians176
2241 - Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians177
3131 - Pharmacists178
3142 - Physiotherapists179
3236 - Massage therapists180
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates181
4021 - College and other vocational instructors182
4031 - Secondary school teachers183
4151 - Psychologists184
4155 - Probation and parole officers and related occupations185
4156 - Employment counsellors186
4216 - Other instructors187
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness188
6311 - Food service supervisors189
6562 - Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations190
6611 - Cashiers191
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents192
6741 - Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations193
7233 - Sheet metal workers194
7235 - Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters195
7237 - Welders and related machine operators196
7313 - Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics197
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers198
7535 - Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers199
7621 - Public works and maintenance labourers1100
7622 - Railway and motor transport labourers1101

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