Employment in New Brunswick

Government Services

Foreign Credentials Referral Office (FCRO) – Government of Canada’s website helping foreign-trained workers succeed in Canada. It provides valuable information for newcomers, persons planning to immigrate to and work in Canada, employers and various FCRO partners such as regulatory bodies and immigrant serving organizations.

New Brunswick–Working – Learn about industries in NB, workplace culture and work permits. The ‘Working in New Brunswick’ Tool can help you make well informed decisions about where to live and work by producing a report tailored to your needs

New Brunswick–Finding a Job – Information on where to find employment counselling services and other resources.

Working in Canada – Government of Canada’s site providing employment information for newcomers to Canada. Find out about jobs, wages, qualifications, and what you need to to before and after arriving in Canada.

Employment for Newcomers to Canada – Lists benefits, programs, and services available to newcomers seeking employment. 

Service Canada: Social Insurance Number – how to obtain a Social Insurance Number–you must have a SIN to work legally in Canada. 

Canadian Labour Market Information – General and detailed information on local labour markets across Canada, including monthly bulletins for each province.

National Occupational Classification & Career Handbook – Since its introduction in 1992, the National Occupational Classification system continues to be the authoritative resource on occupational information in Canada. The NOC is used daily by thousands of people to understand the jobs found throughout Canada’s labor market.

Vocational Services

New Brunswick Employment Language Training (NBELT) Program – The NBELT program offers language training as well as an orientation to the Canadian labour market, interview and employment preparation, job search assistance and work placements to better prepare you for entering New Brunswick’s job market.

Canada Wise – Canada Wise provides settlement and information services for newcomers to Canada, including individual relocation, corporate relocation, and intercultural training. 


New Brunswick–Setting Up a Business – An extensive list of resources for those wanting to start their own business in New Brunswick, including community services, online resources, government programs, and business guides.

Canada Business–Services for Entrepreneurs – Provides information and support to develop your ideas and business plan, registering your business name, buying and financing a business, and various checklists and guides.

Strategic Canada’s Business and Consumer Site – Timely business and consumer information: start a business and explore new markets, research trade and investment data by product or industry, keep up with technological innovation, access a library of consumer information.


Red Seal Trades – List of trades that fall under the Red Seal Program-a program maintaining the standard of excellence for skilled trades across the country.

New Brunswick Trades and Apprenticeship – Provides support services to help immigrants work in the trades in New Brunswick.

Job Search Websites

Career Beacon – A main website for finding employment In New Brunswick. Search jobs in many sectors and in every NB community.

Job Bank – Job Search, Job Match, Job Alert, Résumé Builder and Career Navigator tools are available, as well as a Training and Careers section that will help you identify career options. Also discover the latest trends, employment prospects and salary ranges of skilled trades and occupations. (A Government of Canada Site).

Public Service Commission of Canada – The Public Service of Canada offers a wide variety of employment opportunities in many fields and areas of specialization.

New Brunswick Public Service – Search for careers in the provincial public service.

Workopolis – A source for finding employment and contract work in Canada. Search millions of jobs in all industries.

WowJobs – A source for finding over 100,000 jobs across Canada including advertised, classified and company sites.

Professional Associations

Canadian Professional Organizations of Canada– Comprehensive list of professional associations in Canada.