9 Saskatchewan Jobs in Demand during the Pandemic

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9 Saskatchewan Jobs in Demand during the Pandemic

In Canada, Saskatchewan is one of the three provinces—the others being Manitoba and Alberta—that make up the Canadian Prairie Provinces. 

Saskatchewan is Canada’s sixth-largest province in terms of population and fifth largest in terms of land, having the distinction of being the only Canadian province with artificial borders. That is, natural features do not form boundaries.

Saskatchewan has experienced an increase in both the economy and the local population through the years. It’s also one of the most sought-after immigration destinations in the world, meaning there are numerous work options for migrants. During and beyond the pandemic, Saskatchewan’s unemployment rate is expected to remain low due to a growing number of firms and start-ups being established.

COVID-19 has resulted in a rise in demand for some jobs due to the greater reliance on technology and health care. We’ll go over each one in detail below.

1. Real Estate Agents and Salespersons

Real estate agents and salespeople act as brokers to sell or acquire property, including houses, apartments, commercial buildings, and others. While the pandemic did not affect these experts’ jobs, virtual viewings have provided agents with much-needed flexibility and helped market the home to prospective purchasers.

2. Transport Truck Drivers

Drivers of trucks deliver commodities and resources across provincial and international highways. The demand for these experts is high across Canada, owing to a long-standing truck driver deficit.

3. Cleaning Supervisors

These experts supervise and coordinate the work of personnel such as specialized cleaners, janitors, caretakers, and supervisors. Many facilities hire them, including hospitals, health-care centres, hotels, schools, and more. Given that improved cleaning practices became a focus during the pandemic, it is no surprise that the job is surging in demand.

4. Heavy Equipment Operators

Heavy equipment operators operate heavy machinery used to build highways, bridges, airports, and tunnels, among other buildings.

Saskatchewan recently stated that it would invest $7.5 billion in infrastructure over the next two years. This alone means that jobs such as heavy equipment operators will likely grow in demand.

5. Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators

Power engineers and systems operators operate and maintain reactors, turbines, boilers, generators, engines, and other equipment to provide utilities with heat, light, and refrigeration. In electrical control centres, power system operators monitor and operate switchboards. This is for the distribution of electrical power to be controlled. Throughout the pandemic, these jobs were and remain in high demand.

6. Store Shelf Stockers, Clerks and Order Fillers

The experts pack customers’ purchases, price commodities, stock shelves with products, and fill mail and telephone orders. They work at retail stores, supermarkets, department stores, and warehouses. Because of the shift in consumer buying habits, there has been an upsurge in demand for necessary commodities. In response, several grocery stores have hired more shelf stockers and order fillers.

7. Information Systems Analysts and Consultants

These experts examine and evaluate system requirements, create and implement plans, policies, and processes, and offer guidance on various information systems concerns. As more people work or study from home during the pandemic, there has been a shift toward more technological usage.

8. Registered Nurses and Psychiatric Nurses

These registered professionals are responsible for taking care of patients and providing health education programs and advisory services. They can work in many different settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, clinics, and private residences.

The need for registered nurses has remained high due to the importance of diagnosing and caring for COVID-19 patients.

9. User Support Technicians

User support technicians assist computer users who are having problems with their computer hardware or software. The rise in demand for this line of work is also due to the increased use of technology as more businesses and individuals transition to remote work.

Do you work in one of these occupations? Come to Saskatchewan to Work!

Economic immigration to Canadian provinces and territories occurs to meet labour market needs and help the country thrive economically. Those who have job experience in a high-demand occupation in Saskatchewan can apply for permanent residency. With the help of Canada work permit consultants in Toronto, you can find the best immigration option right away!

If you need professional help from a reliable immigration agency in Toronto, give us a call at 888-404-8472 or send an email to info@brightimmigration.com.

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