Friday, October 17, 2008

Available Jobs for Filipinos in Alberta

The Department of labor and Employment (DoLE) said that Alberta the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Philippines and Canada the states that the latter will be hiring 10,000 highly skilled workers and professionals for the oil and gas industry of the province and also construction workers.

“Initially 10,000 Filipinos are need immediately for this recruitment program, but Alberta officials said they have a shortage of 30,000 workers for their oil and gas industry,” Roque said after signing of the MOU.

Roque also said that he expects to deploy 30,000-40,000 Filipinos in Canada every year.

He also cited the salary of Filipinos who will be deployed in Alberta. According to him, highly skilled welders will receive 6,000 Canadian dollars (US$5,700) for the highly skilled welders, C$3,800 (US$3,600) for pipe fitters.

Canada will also train Filipino workers who will be deployed there.

“They are willing to invest in the Philippines for the continued training for the availability of the Filipino workers to upgrade their skills," Roque said.

Aside from the oil and gas workers, food counters such as food attendants, food processors and butchers as well as nurses and care givers is also needed in Alberta.


Anonymous said...

hi, may job order na po ba? at saang agency po mahahanap ang trabaho ( especially caregiver) sa alberta, canada,? thanks

OFWCorner said...

the POEA has issued the list of agencies where you can apply for Canada which I have also post here, (please search, List of Recruitment Agencies Authorized to Recruit for Canada) you can also visit the POEA website for update of the list of the recruitment agencies that recruit workers.

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