Employment in Newfoundland and Labrador

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.

Immigrate Newfoundland and Labrador–Work – NL’S main governmental site to get you started on finding your place in NL’s labour market.
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


Immigrate Newfoundland and Labrador–Getting Help Finding A Job – A list of community and government programs that can help you find a job and explore your career options.
Labour Market Information – Provides the latest and most complete set of employment and career information resources available in the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Canada Wise – Canada Wise provides settlement and information services for newcomers to Canada, including individual relocation, corporate relocation, and intercultural training.



Immigrate Newfoundland and Labrador–Starting a Business – An extensive list of resources for newcomer entrepreneurs
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.

Newfoundland and Labrador Apprenticeship and Trades Certification Division – Provides support services to help immigrants work in the trades in Newfoundland and Labrador.


Job Search Websites


Jobs in NL: Connecting People and Jobs – Newfoundland and Labrador’s comprehensive job search and posting website. 

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
Newfoundland and Labrador 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.