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Timmins was selected as one of 11 communities across Canada to participate in RNIP. The Timmins pilot is spearheaded by the Timmins Economic Development Corporation and the numerous partners involved in the Timmins Employer Council. All program questions and inquiries should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information regarding the program, please visit the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website.
Due to travel restrictions put in place by the Government of Canada in response to COVID-19, only candidates that are currently living and working in Timmins will be considered at this time. The Timmins RNIP will proceed when the Government of Canada removes travel restrictions.
Step 1: Make sure you meet the IRCC Federal Eligibility Requirements.
Step 2: Applicants must secure full-time permanent employment in Timmins in one of the eligible sectors or occupations listed below. Visit jobsintimmins.com to find a position that meets your skills, experience and education. Applicants must provide the RNIP Offer of Employment Form signed by the employer to proceed to the next steps.
|Healthcare & Social Work||Trades (licensed or unlicensed)||Business Administration||Information Technology||Open NOC (max of 10 applicants)|
|NOC 3012: Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
NOC 3413: Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
NOC 3233: Licensed practical nurses
NOC 3112: General practitioners and family physicians
NOC 4152: Social Workers
NOC 4214: Early childhood educators and assistants
NOC 4212: Social and community service workers
NOC 4412: Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
NOC 3111: Specialist Physicians
|NOC 7312: Heavy duty equipment mechanics
NOC 7321: Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
NOC 7311: Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
NOC 7611: Construction trades helpers and laborers
NOC 7237: Welders and related machine operators
NOC 7271: Carpenters
NOC 7241: Electricians
NOC 7251: Plumbers
NOC 7511: Transport Truck Drivers
NOC 7521: Heavy equipment operators
NOC 7535: Other transport equipment operators and related maintenance workers
NOC 8231: Underground production and development miners
NOC 8614: Mine Laborers
NOC 941: Machine operators and related workers in mineral and metal products processing and manufacturing
NOC 943: Machine operators and related workers in pulp and paper production and wood processing and manufacturing
|NOC 111: Auditors, accountants and investment professionals
NOC 121 Administrative services supervisors
NOC 1311: Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
NOC 0621: Retail and wholesale trade managers
NOC 063: Managers in food service and accommodation
|NOC 0213: Computer and information systems managers
NOC 2147: Computer Engineers
NOC 2171: Information systems analysts and consultants
NOC 2172: Database analysts and data administrators
NOC 2173: Software engineers and designers
|*Applicants with a job offer not listed above will be considered only at the discretion of the Community Recommendation Committee.
High skill level occupations such as engineers, veterinarians, chefs, and cooks are examples of jobs being considered under the Open NOC.
|Don’t know your NOC? Visit the National Occupational Classification website to find it.
The following jobs are EXCLUDED and NOT ELIGIBLE: (6421) Retail salespersons, (6511) Hosts/hostesses, (6512) Bartenders, (6513) Food and beverage servers, (6611) Cashiers, (6622) Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers, (6711) Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations.
Step 3: Once you’ve been deemed eligible based on steps 1 and 2, the TEDC will prioritize applicants who are most likely to settle and reside in Timmins for the long-term and contribute to the local economy. Only the highest scoring candidates will be further assessed for recommendation. Check to see if you match with the Community Requirements below:
* Important: Reference letter should state the nature and length of the relationship and be signed by the community member identified as your connection to the community. Applicants may not submit more than 1 letter of reference with their application.
**Please note that candidates may be requested to participate in a formal interview to further assess these criteria
Step 4: Ready to apply? Completed applications must be submitted in one (1) single email to RNIP@timmins.ca. Upon submission of a complete application, a $100 nonrefundable processing fee will be charged and payable to the Timmins Economic Development Corporation. Payment details will be provided by email. Completed applications include:
Completed applications will be reviewed by the Steering Committee on a monthly basis. Applicants meeting the eligibility and community recommendation requirements listed above in steps 1, 2, 3 and 4, and with the highest score will receive a formal community recommendation. Applications not issued a formal recommendation will be retained for 3 months.
Once you receive a formal community recommendation from the TEDC, it will be valid for a period of 6 months and must be used and submitted to IRCC’s Permanent Residence application process. If the community recommendation expires, and if you wish to reapply, you will be required to resubmit your full application and to pay an additional $100 processing fee.
For more information regarding the application process, please follow IRCC’s Step-by-Step Guide to Permanent Residence under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot illustrated below:
Step 5: Once you’ve received your permanent residence from IRCC, you will be asked to communicate with the Timmins Economic Development Corporation share details and timelines to relocate to Timmins. Local personnel will arrange to welcome you once you’ve arrived in Timmins and assist in community integration activities upon arrival in Timmins.
All Timmins employers are eligible pending they satisfy the requirements listed below. Employers must be approved by TEDC prior to issuing an Offer of Employment Form to prospective RNIP candidates. Employers may contact the TEDC to be approved either in advance of hiring a foreign national or when they find a foreign national they wish to hire.
In order to participate in the Pilot in Timmins, the employer must:
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