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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.
You do not need to use a representative to prepare and submit an application. All the forms and information that you need to apply are available for free on this website or the IRCC RNIP website. If you choose to have your paperwork completed by an immigration representative, please refer to the IRCC website here for information on making an informed choice.
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.
Note: As of March 9, 2021 we have received the maximum number of applications for NOC 6211 and NOC 6311. No more applications with job offers in NOC 6211 or NOC 6311 will be accepted in 2021.
Don’t know your NOC? Visit the National Occupational Classification website to find it.
|Healthcare & Social Work||Trades (licensed or unlicensed)||Business Administration||Information Technology||Open NOC (max of 15 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 72: Industrial, electrical and construction trades
NOC 73: Maintenance and equipment operation trades
NOC 7511: Transport Truck Drivers
NOC 7521: Heavy equipment operators
NOC 7535: Other transport equipment operators and related maintenance workers
NOC 7611 (D): Construction trades helpers and labourers
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 124: Office administrative assistants – general, legal and medical
NOC 1311: Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
NOC 14: Office support occupations
NOC 0111 (0): Financial managers
NOC 0621: Retail and wholesale trade managers
NOC 063: Managers in food service and accommodation
|NOC 2147 (A): Computer Engineers
NOC 217 (A): Computer and information systems professionals
NOC 228 (B): Technical occupations in computer and information systems
NOC 0213 (O): Computer and information systems managers
|*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, and chefs 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, (6322) Cooks*
*If the wage is more than $20/hour, can be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Note: As of January 1, 2021, a maximum of 3 recommendations per year will be given to applicants with job offers in NOC 6211: Retail sales supervisors and/or NOC 6311: Food service supervisors.
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 according to the Community Criteria. Applicants receive a score using the points-based system below. [As of January 20, 2021]
At the moment, applicants need to achieve a total score of 65 or above to be considered for recommendation. Note: As they are not considered priority occupations, applicants with a job offer in NOC 6211 and NOC 6311 need to achieve a total score of 75 or above to be considered for recommendation.
**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. 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.
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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