Canadian Companies Seek Trailer Drivers & Mechanics

JOB OPPORTUNITIES in several large companies in Canada are now being offered to skilled Jamaicans.

The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is urgently seeking trailer drivers and heavy-duty mechanics to fill existing vacancies in Canada.

Drivers must have experience in hauling petroleum, LNG or any bulk liquid product. Mechanics are required to have experience working with Caterpillar engines and auxiliary tools and the repair/rebuilding of mining equipment.

Interested persons should send applications (and updated résumés) to the ministry at 1F North Street, Kingston, or email to

Information on the specific requirements for these vacancies can be viewed at the ministry’s Labour Market Information System website at

Meanwhile, persons with qualification and experience in the hospitality industry are also being invited to submit a detailed, updated résumé to the ministry at for work in the following areas:

– Night auditors
– Front-desk personnel
– Short-order cooks
– Housekeepers
– Servers
– Guest service agents

These non-traditional employment opportunities were secured following a recent visit to Canada by the minister of labour and social security, Derrick Kellier.

Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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