List of Occupations in the OSP

    • The OSP Database contains over 400 occupations.

    • The occupations listed below are sorted by NOC code.

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Management Occupations

    NOC Code NOC Title

    0112 Human Resources Professionals

    0123 Other Business Services Managers (Small Business Owner-Operators)

    0621a Retail Trade Managers (Small Business Owner-Operators)

    0621b Tour Operators

    0631 Restaurant and Food Service Managers (Small Business Owner-Operators)

    0632a Accommodation Service Managers (Small Business Owner-Operators)

    0632b Campground Operators

    0712 Residential Home Builders and Renovators (Small Business Owner-Operators)

    0712b Residential Home Builders and Renovators

    0721 Golf Club General Managers

Business, Finance and Administration Occupations

    NOC Code NOC Title

    1111 Financial Auditors and Accountants

    1114 Other Financial Officers

    1121 Specialists in Human Resources

    1122 Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management

    1222 Executive Assistants

    1223 Personnel and Recruitment Officers

    1224 Property Administrators

    1226 Special Events Co-ordinators and Special Events Managers

    1228 Immigration, Employment Insurance and Revenue Officers

    1231 Bookkeepers

    1232 Loan Officers

    1236 Customs, Ship and Other Brokers

    1241 Secretaries (Except Legal & Medical)

    1242 Legal Secretaries

    1243 Medical Secretaries

    1244 Court Recorders and Medical Transcriptionists

    1411 General Office Clerks

    1413 Records Management and Filing Clerks

    1414 Receptionist and Switchboard Operators

    1421 Computer Operators

    1422 Data Entry Clerks

    1423 Desktop Publishing Operators and Related Occupations

    1424 Telephone Operators

    1431 Accounting and Related Clerks

    1432 Payroll Clerks

    1433 Customer Service Representatives - Financial Services

    1434 Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Clerks

    1435 Collectors

    1441 Administrative Clerks

    1442 Personnel Clerks

    1443 Court Clerks

    1451 Library Clerks

    1452 Correspondence, Publication and Related Clerks

    1453 Customer Service, Information and Related Clerks

    1454 Survey Interviewers and Statistical Clerks

    1461 Mail, Postal and Related Clerks

    1462 Letter Carriers

    1463 Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors

    1471 Shippers and Receivers

    1472 Storekeepers and Parts Clerks

    1472b Automotive Partspersons

    1473 Production Clerks

    1474 Purchasing and Inventory Clerks

    1475 Dispatchers and Radio Operators

    1476 Transportation Route and Crew Schedulers

Natural and Applied Sciences and Related Occupations

    NOC Code NOC Title

    2122 Forestry Professionals

    2123 Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists

    2131 Civil Engineers

    2132 Mechanical Engineers

    2133 Electrical and Electronics Engineers

    2134 Chemical Engineers

    2141 Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers

    2142 Metallurgical and Materials Engineers

    2144 Geological Engineers

    2145 Petroleum Engineers

    2146 Aerospace Engineers

    2152 Landscape Architects

    2153 Urban and Land Use Planners

    2154 Land Surveyors

    2161 Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

    2171 Information Systems Analysts and Consultants

    2172 Database Analysts and Data Administrators

    2174 Computer Programmers

    2175 Web Designers and Developers

    2211 Chemical Technologists and Technicians

    2213 Meteorological Technicians

    2221 Biological Technologists and Technicians

    2222 Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors

    2223 Forestry Technologists and Technicians

    2225 Landscape and Horticultural Technicians and Specialists

    2231 Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

    2232 Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

    2233a Industrial Engineering Technicians

    2233b Quality Control Technicians

    2233c Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Technologists and Technicians

    2234 Construction Estimators

    2242 Electronic Service Technicians

    2243 Industrial Instrument Mechanics

    2244 Aircraft Instrument, Electrical and Avionics Mechanics, Technicians and Inspectors

    2251 Architectural Technologists and Technicians

    2253 Drafting Technologists and Technicians

    2254 Land Survey Technicians and Technologists

    2255 Mapping and Related Technologists and Technicians

    2261 Non-Destructive Testers and Inspectors

    2262 Engineering Inspectors and Regulatory Officers

    2264 Construction Inspectors

    2271 Air Pilots, Flight Engineers and Flying Instructors

    2272 Air Traffic Controllers and Related Occupations

    2274 Engineer Officers, Water Transport

    2275 Railway Traffic Controllers and Marine Traffic Regulators

    2281 Computer Network Technicians

    2282 User Support Technicians

    2283 Systems Testing Technicians

Health Occupations

    NOC Code NOC Title

    3113 Dentists

    3114 Veterinarians

    3121 Optometrists

    3122 Chiropractors

    3123 Other Professional Occupations in Health Diagnosing and Treating

    3131 Pharmacists

    3132 Dietitians and Nutritionists

    3141 Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

    3142 Physiotherapists

    3143 Occupational Therapists

    3144 Other Professional Occupations in Therapy and Assessment

    3151 Head Nurses and Supervisors

    3152 Registered Nurses

    3211 Medical Laboratory Technologists and Pathologists' Assistants

    3212 Medical Laboratory Technicians

    3213 Veterinary and Animal Health Technologists and Technicians

    3214 Respiratory Therapists

    3215 Medical Radiation Technologists

    3218 Electroencephalographic and Other Diagnostic Technicians, n.e.c

    3219 Other Medical Technologists and Technicians (Except Dental Health)

    3221 Denturists

    3222 Dental Hygienists

    3223 Dental Technologists, Technicians and Laboratory Bench Workers

    3231 Opticians

    3232 Midwives and Practitioners of Natural Healing

    3233 Licensed Practical Nurses

    3234 Paramedics

    3235 Other Technical Occupations in Therapy and Assessment

    3411 Dental Assistants

    3412 Dental Laboratory Bench Workers

    3413 Nurse Aides, Orderlies and Patient Service Associates

    3414 Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services

    3414b Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services

Occupations in Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion

    NOC Code NOC Title

    4131 College and Other Vocational Instructors

    4141 Secondary School Teachers

    4142 Elementary School and Kindergarten Teachers

    4143 Educational Counsellors

    4151 Psychologists

    4152 Social Workers

    4153 Family, Marriage and Other Related Counsellors

    4155 Parole and Probation Officers and Related Occupations

    4163 Small Business Counsellors

    4211 Paralegals and Related Occupations

    4212 Community and Social Service Workers

    4213 Employment Counsellors

    4214 Early Childhood Educator Assistants

    4214b Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

    4215 Instructors and teachers of persons with disabilities

    4216 Other Instructors

Occupations in Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport

    NOC Code NOC Title

    5111 Librarians

    5113 Archivists

    5121 Authors and Writers

    5122 Editors

    5123 Journalists

    5124 Professional Occupations in Public Relations and Communications

    5125 Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters

    5131 Producers, Directors, Choreographers and Related Occupations

    5211 Library and Archive Technicians and Assistants

    5212 Heritage Interpreters

    5223 Sign Pre-production Technicians

Sales and Service Occupations

    NOC Code NOC Title

    6211 Retail First Level Managers

    6212 Food Service Supervisors

    6231 Insurance Agents and Brokers

    6232 Real Estate Agents and Salespersons

    6233 Retail and Wholesale Buyers

    6234 Grain Elevator Operators

    6242 Cooks

    6251 Butchers, Meat Cutters and fishmongers - Retail and Wholesale

    6252 Bakers

    6261 Police Officers (Except Commissioned)

    6262 Firefighters

    6271 Hairstylists

    6272 Funeral Directors and Embalmers

    6411 Sales Representatives - Wholesale Trade (Non-Technical)

    6421 Retail Sales Associates

    6431 Travel Counsellors

    6432 Pursers and Flight Attendants

    6433 Airline Sales and Service Agents

    6434 Ticket and Cargo Agents and Related Clerks (Except Airline)

    6435 Hotel Front Desk Clerks

    6441a Local Tour Guides

    6441b Tour Directors

    6442a Freshwater Angling Guides

    6442b Hunting Guides

    6443 Casino Occupations

    6451 Maîtres d'hôtel and Hosts/Hostesses

    6452 Bartenders

    6453 Food and Beverage Servers

    6461 Sheriffs and Bailiffs

    6462 Correctional Service Officers

    6463 By-Law Enforcement and Other Regulatory Officers

    6465 Other Protective Service Occupations

    6471 Visiting Homemakers, Housekeepers and Related Occupations

    6472 Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Assistants

    6474 Babysitters, Nannies and Parents' Helpers

    6481 Image, Social and Other Personal Consultants

    6482 Estheticians, Electrologists and Related Occupations

    6483 Pet Groomers and Animal Care Workers

    6611 Cashiers

    6621 Service Station Attendants

    6622 Grocery Clerks and Store Shelf Stockers

    6623 Other Elemental Sales Occupations

    6631 Elemental Medical and Hospital Assistants

    6641 Kitchen Helpers and Line Cooks

    6651 Security Guards and Related Occupations

    6661 Light Duty Cleaners

    6662 Specialized Cleaners

    6663 Janitors, Caretakers and Building Superintendents

    6671 Operators and Attendants in Amusement, Recreation and Sport

    6672a Other Attendants in Accommodation and Travel

    6672b Guest Services Attendants

    6681 Dry Cleaning and Laundry Occupations

    6682 Ironing, Pressing and Finishing Occupations

    6683 Other Elemental Service Occupations

Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators and Related Occupations

    NOC Code NOC Title

    7211 Supervisors, Machinists and Related Occupations

    7212 Contractors and Supervisors, Electrical Trades and Telecommunications

    7213 Contractors and Supervisors, Pipefitting Trades

    7214 Contractors and Supervisors, Metal Forming, Shaping and Erecting Trades

    7215 Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades

    7216 Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades

    7218 Supervisors, Printing and Related Occupations

    7219 Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers

    7221 Supervisors, Railway Transport Operations

    7222 Supervisors, Motor Transport and Other Ground Transit Operators

    7231 Machinists

    7232 Tool and Die Makers

    7241 Construction Electricians

    7242 Industrial Electricians

    7244 Powerline Technicians

    7246 Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers

    7247 Cable Television Service and Maintenance Technicians

    7251 Plumbers

    7252a Sprinkler System Installers

    7252b Steamfitter-Pipefitter

    7253 Gas Fitter

    7261 Sheet Metal Workers

    7262 Boilermakers

    7263 Metal Fabricators (Fitters)

    7264 Ironworkers (Generalist)

    7265a Welders

    7265b Welders and Related Machine Operators

    7271 Carpenters

    7272 Cabinet Makers

    7281 Bricklayers

    7282 Concrete Finishers

    7283 Tilesetters

    7284 Lathers (Interior Systems Mechanic)

    7291 Roofers

    7292 Glaziers

    7293 Insulators (Heat and Frost)

    7294 Painters and Decorators

    7295 Floor Covering Installers

    7311 Industrial Mechanics (Millwrights)

    7312 Farm Equipment Mechanics

    7313 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics

    7314 Railway Carmen/women

    7315 Aircraft Mechanics and Aircraft Inspectors

    7316 Machine Fitters

    7317 Textile Machinery Mechanics and Repairers

    7318 Elevator Constructors and Mechanics

    7321a Truck and Transport Mechanics

    7321b Transport Trailer Technicians

    7321c Automotive Service Technicians

    7322 Automotive Painters

    7322b Motor Vehicle Body Repairers (Metal and Paint)

    7331 Oil Burner Mechanics

    7332 Appliance Servicers and Repairers

    7334 Motorcycle and Other Related Mechanics

    7335 Other Small Engine and Equipment Mechanics

    7351 Stationary Engineers and Auxiliary Equipment Operators

    7352 Power Systems and Power Station Operators

    7361 Railway and Yard Locomotive Engineers

    7371 Mobile Crane Operators

    7373 Water Well Drillers

    7381 Printing Press Operators

    7382 Commercial Divers

    7383 Recreation Vehicle Service Technicians

    7411 Truck Drivers

    7412 Bus Drivers, Subway Operators and Other Transit Operators

    7413 Taxicab Drivers

    7414 Delivery Drivers

    7421 Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)

    7422 Public Works Maintenance Equipment Operators

    7431 Railway Yard Workers

    7432 Railway Track Maintenance Workers

    7433 Deck Crew, Water Transport

    7434 Engine Room Crew, Water Transport

    7435 Lock and Cable Ferry Operators and Related Occupations

    7436 Boat Operators

    7437 Air Transport Ramp Attendants

    7441a Residential and Commercial Installers and Servicers

    7441b Sign Service/Installation Technicians

    7442 Waterworks and Gas Maintenance Workers

    7443 Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers

    7444 Pest Controllers and Fumigators

    7445 Other Repairers and Servicers

    7451 Longshore Workers

    7452 Material Handlers

    7611 Construction Trades Helpers and Labourers

    7612 Other Trades Helpers and Labourers

    7621 Public Works and Maintenance Labourers

    7622 Railway and Motor Transport Labourers

Occupations Unique to Primary Industry

    NOC Code NOC Title

    8211 Supervisors, Logging and Forestry

    8221 Supervisors, Mining and Quarrying

    8254 Nursery and Greenhouse Operators and Managers

    8255 Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Contractors and Managers

    8257 Aquaculture Operators and Managers

    8262 Fishing Vessel Skippers and Fishermen/women

    8411 Underground Mine Service and Support Workers

    8412 Oil and Gas Well Drilling Workers and Services Operators

    8421 Chainsaw and Skidder Operators

    8422 Silviculture and Forestry Workers

    8431 General Farm Workers

    8432 Nursery and Greenhouse Workers

    8441 Fishing Vessel Deckhands

    8442 Trappers and Hunters

    8611 Harvesting Labourers

    8612 Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance Labourers

    8613 Aquaculture and Marine Harvest Labourers

    8614 Mine Labourers

    8615 Oil and Gas Drilling, Servicing and Related Labourers

    8616 Logging and Forestry Labourers

Occupations Unique to Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities

    NOC Code NOC Title

    9211 Supervisors, Mineral and Metal Processing

    9212 Supervisors, Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Processing and Utilities

    9213 First-line supervisors in the seafood industry

    9215 Supervisors, Forest Products Processing

    9221 Supervisors, Motor Vehicle Assembling

    9224 Supervisors, Furniture and Fixtures Manufacturing

    9225 Apparel Production Supervisors

    9411 Machine Operators, Mineral and Metal Processing

    9412 Foundry Workers

    9413 Glass Forming and Finishing Machine Operators and Glass Cutters

    9414 Concrete, Clay and Stone Forming Operators

    9415 Inspectors and Testers, Mineral and Metal Processing

    9421 Chemical Plant Machine Operators

    9422 Plastics Processing Machine Operators

    9423 Rubber Processing Machine Operators and Related Workers

    9424 Water and Waste Plant Operators

    9431 Sawmill Machine Operators

    9432 Pulp Mill Machine Operators

    9433 Papermaking and Finishing Machine Operators

    9434 Other Wood Processing Machine Operators

    9435 Paper Converting Machine Operators

    9436 Lumber Graders and Other Wood Processing Inspectors and Graders

    9441 Textile Fibre and Yarn Preparation Machine Operators

    9442 Weavers, Knitters and Other Fabric-Making Occupations

    9443 Textile Dyeing and Finishing Machine Operators

    9444 Textile Inspectors, Graders and Samplers

    9451 Sewing Machine Operators

    9452 Fabric, Fur and Leather Cutters

    9453 Hide and Pelt Processing Workers

    9454 Inspectors and Testers: Fabric, Fur and Leather Manufacturing

    9461 Process Control and Machine Operators, Food and Beverage Processing

    9462 Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers

    9463 Fish Plant Workers

    9464 Tobacco Processing Machine Operators

    9465 Testers and Graders, Food and Beverage Processing

    9471 Printing Machine Operators

    9472 Camera, Platemaking and Other Pre-Press Occupations

    9473 Binding and Finishing Machine Operators

    9474 Photographic and Film Processors

    9481 Aircraft Assemblers and Aircraft Assembly Inspectors

    9482 Motor Vehicle Assemblers, Inspectors and Testers

    9483 Electronic Assemblers, Fabricators, Inspectors and Testers

    9484b Assemblers and Inspectors, Electrical Appliance, Apparatus and Equipment Manufacturing

    9485 Assemblers, Fabricators and Inspectors, Industrial Electrical Motors and Transformers

    9486 Mechanical Assemblers and Inspectors

    9487 Machine Operators and Inspectors, Electrical Apparatus Manufacturing

    9491 Boat Assemblers and Inspectors

    9492 Furniture and Fixture Assemblers and Inspectors

    9493 Other Wood Products Assemblers and Inspectors

    9494 Furniture Finishers and Refinishers

    9495 Plastic Products Assemblers, Finishers and Inspectors

    9496 Painters and Coaters – Industrial

    9497 Plating, Metal Spraying and Related Operators

    9498a Signmakers

    9498b Other Assemblers and Inspectors

    9511 Machining Tool Operators

    9512 Forging Machine Operators

    9513 Woodworking Machine Operators

    9514 Metalworking Machine Operators

    9516 Other Metal Products Machine Operators

    9517 Other Products Machine Operators

    9611 Labourers in Mineral and Metal Processing

    9612 Labourers in Metal Fabrication

    9613 Labourers in Chemical Products Processing and Utilities

    9614 Labourers in Wood, Pulp and Paper Processing

    9615 Labourers in Rubber and Plastic Products Manufacturing

    9616 Labourers in Textile Processing

    9617 Labourers in Food, Beverage and Tobacco Processing

    9618 Labourers in Fish Processing

    9619 Other Labourers in Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities