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.

Occupation2018 Q4 Job PostingsRank
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses271
4412 - Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations142
6421 - Retail salespersons142
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives134
6611 - Cashiers134
1521 - Shippers and receivers126
7452 - Material handlers126
7514 - Delivery and courier service drivers126
621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers109
4012 - Post-secondary teaching and research assistants810
6322 - Cooks711
3142 - Physiotherapists612
6235 - Financial sales representatives612
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers514
1411 - General office support workers514
6211 - Retail sales supervisors514
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents514
7237 - Welders and related machine operators514
7612 - Other trades helpers and labourers514
1222 - Executive assistants420
4030 - Teachers420
5252 - Coaches420
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)420
7231 - Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors420
7291 - Roofers and shinglers420
9619 - Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities420
1111 - Financial auditors and accountants327
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations327
3143 - Occupational therapists327
3236 - Massage therapists327
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services327
6222 - Retail and wholesale buyers327
6232 - Real estate agents and salespersons327
6513 - Food and beverage servers327
7271 - Carpenters327
9474 - Photographic and film processors327
1241 - Administrative assistants237
1431 - Accounting and related clerks237
1511 - Mail, postal and related workers237
1522 - Storekeepers and partspersons237
2223 - Forestry technologists and technicians237
3141 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists237
3216 - Medical sonographers237
3219 - Other medical technologists and technicians (except dental health)237
3233 - Licensed practical nurses237
4031 - Secondary school teachers237
4167 - Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers237
5241 - Graphic designers and illustrators237
6316 - Other services supervisors237
6525 - Hotel front desk clerks237
6562 - Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations237
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers237
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations237
7247 - Cable television service and maintenance technicians237
7511 - Transport truck drivers237
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators237
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)237
9527 - Machine operators and inspectors, electrical apparatus manufacturing237
9532 - Furniture and fixture assemblers and inspectors237
12 - Senior government managers and officials160
14 - Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations160
114 - Other administrative services managers160
601 - Corporate sales managers160
911 - Manufacturing managers160
1221 - Administrative officers160
1223 - Human resources and recruitment officers160
1414 - Receptionists160
1422 - Data entry clerks160
2132 - Mechanical engineers160
2171 - Information systems analysts and consultants160
2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers160
2232 - Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians160
2255 - Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology160
3131 - Pharmacists160
3132 - Dietitians and nutritionists160
3211 - Medical laboratory technologists160
3237 - Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment160
4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers160
4151 - Psychologists160
4152 - Social workers160
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants160
4411 - Home child care providers160
5123 - Journalists160
5211 - Library and public archive technicians160
6311 - Food service supervisors160
6512 - Bartenders160
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations160
6563 - Pet groomers and animal care workers160
6623 - Other sales related occupations160
6731 - Light duty cleaners160
6741 - Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations160
7201 - Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations160
7253 - Gas fitters160
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics160
7313 - Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics160
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers160
7332 - Appliance servicers and repairers160
7535 - Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers160
7622 - Railway and motor transport labourers160
9215 - Supervisors, forest products processing160
9446 - Industrial sewing machine operators160
9536 - Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators160
9537 - Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors160

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