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.

Kawartha Lakes2019 Q1 Job PostingsRank
6421 - Retail salespersons341
6322 - Cooks232
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses223
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations214
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers195
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives186
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers177
6513 - Food and beverage servers158
7612 - Other trades helpers and labourers129
1521 - Shippers and receivers1110
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)1110
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities1110
6316 - Other services supervisors1013
3233 - Licensed practical nurses914
6731 - Light duty cleaners914
0601 - Corporate sales managers816
3142 - Physiotherapists717
3411 - Dental assistants717
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations717
1414 - Receptionists620
7271 - Carpenters620
7511 - Transport truck drivers620
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers620
4169 - Other professional occupations in social science, n.e.c.524
6511 - Maitres d'hotel and hosts/hostesses524
6611 - Cashiers524
7535 - Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers524
0111 - Financial managers428
1111 - Financial auditors and accountants428
3125 - Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating428
3237 - Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment428
4012 - Post-secondary teaching and research assistants428
6525 - Hotel front desk clerks428
6623 - Other sales related occupations428
7241 - Electricians (except industrial and power system)428
1241 - Administrative assistants336
3144 - Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment336
3236 - Massage therapists336
4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers336
6235 - Financial sales representatives336
7203 - Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades336
7291 - Roofers and shinglers336
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics336
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)336
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors336
0125 - Other business services managers246
1221 - Administrative officers246
1522 - Storekeepers and partspersons246
2242 - Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)246
3121 - Optometrists246
3143 - Occupational therapists246
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates246
4030 - Teachers246
4031 - Secondary school teachers246
4413 - Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants246
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons246
6311 - Food service supervisors246
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents246
7204 - Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades246
7237 - Welders and related machine operators246
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators261
0012 - Senior government managers and officials161
0114 - Other administrative services managers161
1222 - Executive assistants161
1223 - Human resources and recruitment officers161
1242 - Legal administrative assistants161
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers161
1512 - Letter carriers161
2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers161
2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians161
2232 - Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians161
2253 - Drafting technologists and technicians161
2255 - Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology161
3131 - Pharmacists161
3141 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists161
3219 - Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)161
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services161
4021 - College and other vocational instructors161
4212 - Social and community service workers161
4313 - Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Forces161
6211 - Retail sales supervisors161
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers161
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers161
7251 - Plumbers161
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers161
7441 - Residential and commercial installers and servicers161
9474 - Photographic and film processors161

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