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Employment Equity Regulations (SOR/96-470)

Regulations are current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2024-01-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE II(Subsection 1(2) and section 22)

Occupational Groups — Private Sector Employers or Portions of the Federal Public Administration Referred to in Paragraph 4(1)(c) of the Act

Column IColumn II
ItemEmployment Equity Occupational GroupsUnit Groups
1Senior Managers
  • Legislators
  • Senior government managers and officials
  • Senior managers — financial, communications and other business services
  • Senior managers — health, education, social and community services and membership organizations
  • Senior managers — trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.
  • Senior managers — construction, transportation, production and utilities
2Middle and Other Managers
  • Financial managers
  • Human resources managers
  • Purchasing managers
  • Other administrative services managers
  • Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers
  • Banking, credit and other investment managers
  • Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
  • Other business services managers
  • Telecommunication carriers managers
  • Postal and courier services managers
  • Engineering managers
  • Architecture and science managers
  • Computer and information systems managers
  • Managers in health care
  • Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration
  • Government managers - economic analysis, policy development and program administration
  • Government managers - education policy development and program administration
  • Other managers in public administration
  • Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training
  • School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education
  • Managers in social, community and correctional services
  • Commissioned police officers and related occupations in public protection services
  • Fire chiefs and senior firefighting officers
  • Commissioned officers of the Canadian Armed Forces
  • Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers
  • Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts
  • Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors
  • Corporate sales managers
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • Restaurant and food service managers
  • Accommodation service managers
  • Managers in customer and personal services
  • Construction managers
  • Home building and renovation managers
  • Facility operation and maintenance managers
  • Managers in transportation
  • Managers in natural resources production and fishing
  • Managers in agriculture
  • Managers in horticulture
  • Managers in aquaculture
  • Manufacturing managers
  • Utilities managers
3Professionals
  • Financial auditors and accountants
  • Financial and investment analysts
  • Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers
  • Financial advisors
  • Other financial officers
  • Human resources professionals
  • Professional occupations in business management consulting
  • Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
  • Physicists and astronomers
  • Chemists
  • Geoscientists and oceanographers
  • Meteorologists and climatologists
  • Other professional occupations in physical sciences
  • Biologists and related scientists
  • Forestry professionals
  • Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists
  • Civil engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Electrical and electronics engineers
  • Chemical engineers
  • Industrial and manufacturing engineers
  • Metallurgical and materials engineers
  • Mining engineers
  • Geological engineers
  • Petroleum engineers
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
  • Other professional engineers
  • Architects
  • Landscape architects
  • Urban and land use planners
  • Land surveyors
  • Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
  • Data scientists
  • Cybersecurity specialists
  • Business systems specialists
  • Information systems specialists
  • Database analysts and data administrators
  • Software engineers and designers
  • Computer systems developers and programmers
  • Software developers and programmers
  • Web designers
  • Web developers and programmers
  • Nursing coordinators and supervisors
  • Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
  • Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine
  • Specialists in surgery
  • General practitioners and family physicians
  • Dentists
  • Veterinarians
  • Optometrists
  • Chiropractors
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants, midwives and allied health professionals
  • Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
  • Pharmacists
  • Dietitians and nutritionists
  • Audiologists and speech-language pathologists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
  • Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies
  • University professors and lecturers
  • Post-secondary teaching and research assistants
  • College and other vocational instructors
  • Secondary school teachers
  • Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
  • Educational counsellors
  • Judges
  • Lawyers and Quebec notaries
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Religious leaders
  • Probation and parole officers
  • Career development practitioners and career counsellors (except education)
  • Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts
  • Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants
  • Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Program officers unique to government
  • Other professional occupations in social science
  • Librarians
  • Conservators and curators
  • Archivists
  • Authors and writers (except technical)
  • Technical writers
  • Editors
  • Journalists
  • Translators, terminologists and interpreters
  • Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
  • Conductors, composers and arrangers
  • Musicians and singers
  • Public and environmental health and safety professionals
  • Police investigators and other investigative occupations
4Semi-Professionals and Technicians
  • Chemical technologists and technicians
  • Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
  • Biological technologists and technicians
  • Agricultural and fish products inspectors
  • Forestry technologists and technicians
  • Conservation and fishery officers
  • Landscape and horticultural technicians and specialists
  • Civil engineering technologists and technicians
  • Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
  • Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
  • Construction estimators
  • Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
  • Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
  • Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
  • Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors
  • Architectural technologists and technicians
  • Industrial designers
  • Drafting technologists and technicians
  • Land survey technologists and technicians
  • Technical occupations in geomatics and meteorology
  • Non-destructive testers and inspectors
  • Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers
  • Occupational health and safety specialists
  • Construction inspectors
  • Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors
  • Air traffic controllers and related occupations
  • Deck officers, water transport
  • Engineer officers, water transport
  • Railway traffic controllers and marine traffic regulators
  • Computer network and web technicians
  • User support technicians
  • Information systems testing technicians
  • Medical laboratory technologists
  • Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians
  • Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
  • Medical radiation technologists
  • Medical sonographers
  • Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Other medical technologists and technicians
  • Denturists
  • Dental hygienists and dental therapists
  • Dental technologists and technicians
  • Opticians
  • Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists
  • Other practitioners of natural healing
  • Licensed practical nurses
  • Paramedical occupations
  • Massage therapists
  • Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
  • Paralegal and related occupations
  • Social and community service workers
  • Early childhood educators and assistants
  • Instructors of persons with disabilities
  • Religion workers
  • Police officers (except commissioned)
  • Firefighters
  • Specialized members of the Canadian Armed Forces
  • Library and public archive technicians
  • Film and video camera operators
  • Graphic arts technicians
  • Broadcast technicians
  • Audio and video recording technicians
  • Other technical and coordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts
  • Announcers and other broadcasters
  • Graphic designers and illustrators
  • Interior designers and interior decorators
  • Dancers
  • Actors, comedians and circus performers
  • Painters, sculptors and other visual artists
5Supervisors
  • Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers
  • Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers
  • Supervisors, library, correspondence and related information workers
  • Supervisors, mail and message distribution occupations
  • Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations
  • Retail sales supervisors
  • Food service supervisors
  • Executive housekeepers
  • Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors
  • Customer and information services supervisors
  • Cleaning supervisors
  • Other services supervisors
6Supervisors — Crafts and Trades
  • Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
  • Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
  • Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
  • Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
  • Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
  • Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
  • Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
  • Supervisors, printing and related occupations
  • Supervisors, railway transport operations
  • Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
  • Supervisors, logging and forestry
  • Supervisors, mining and quarrying
  • Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services
  • Agricultural service contractors and farm supervisors
  • Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services
  • Supervisors, mineral and metal processing
  • Supervisors, petroleum, gas and chemical processing and utilities
  • Supervisors, food and beverage processing
  • Supervisors, plastic and rubber products manufacturing
  • Supervisors, forest products processing
  • Supervisors, textile, fabric, fur and leather products processing and manufacturing
  • Supervisors, motor vehicle assembling
  • Supervisors, electronics and electrical products manufacturing
  • Supervisors, furniture and fixtures manufacturing
  • Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing
  • Supervisors, other products manufacturing and assembly
7Administrative and Senior Clerical Personnel
  • Administrative officers
  • Executive assistants
  • Human resources and recruitment officers
  • Property administrators
  • Procurement and purchasing agents and officers
  • Conference and event planners
  • Employment insurance and revenue officers
  • Administrative assistants
  • Legal administrative assistants
  • Medical administrative assistants
  • Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations
  • Health information management occupations
  • Records management technicians
  • Statistical officers and related research support occupations
  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers
  • Insurance adjusters and claims examiners
  • Insurance underwriters
  • Assessors, valuators and appraisers
  • Customs, ship and other brokers
  • Payroll administrators
  • Production and transportation logistics coordinators
8Skilled Sales and Service Personnel
  • Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade
  • Retail and wholesale buyers
  • Insurance agents and brokers
  • Real estate agents and salespersons
  • Financial sales representatives
  • Chefs
  • Cooks
  • Butchers - retail and wholesale
  • Bakers
  • Hairstylists and barbers
  • Shoe repairers and shoemakers
  • Jewellers, jewellery and watch repairers and related occupations
  • Upholsterers
  • Funeral directors and embalmers
  • Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations
  • Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants
  • Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants
  • Other instructors
  • Sheriffs and bailiffs
  • Correctional service officers
  • By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers
  • Border services, customs, and immigration officers
  • Operations Members of the Canadian Armed Forces
  • Registrars, restorers, interpreters and other occupations related to museum and art galleries
  • Photographers
  • Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators
  • Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers
  • Patternmakers - textile, leather and fur products
  • Athletes
  • Coaches
  • Sports officials and referees
9Skilled Crafts and Trades Workers
  • Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
  • Tool and die makers
  • Sheet metal workers
  • Boilermakers
  • Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
  • Ironworkers
  • Welders and related machine operators
  • Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • Industrial electricians
  • Power system electricians
  • Electrical power line and cable workers
  • Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers
  • Telecommunications equipment installation and cable television service technicians
  • Plumbers
  • Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
  • Gas fitters
  • Carpenters
  • Cabinetmakers
  • Bricklayers
  • Concrete finishers
  • Tilesetters
  • Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
  • Roofers and shinglers
  • Glaziers
  • Insulators
  • Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
  • Floor covering installers
  • Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  • Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
  • Railway carmen/women
  • Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
  • Machine fitters
  • Elevator constructors and mechanics
  • Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
  • Auto body collision, refinishing and glass technicians and damage repair estimators
  • Oil and solid fuel heating mechanics
  • Appliance servicers and repairers
  • Electrical mechanics
  • Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
  • Other small engine and small equipment repairers
  • Railway and yard locomotive engineers
  • Railway conductors and brakemen/women
  • Crane operators
  • Drillers and blasters - surface mining, quarrying and construction
  • Water well drillers
  • Printing press operators
  • Other technical trades and related occupations
  • Underground production and development miners
  • Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers
  • Logging machinery operators
  • Fishing masters and officers
  • Fishermen/women
  • Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing
  • Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing
  • Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators
  • Power engineers and power systems operators
  • Water and waste treatment plant operators
  • General building maintenance workers and building superintendents
  • Artisans and craftspersons
10Clerical Personnel
  • General office support workers
  • Receptionists
  • Personnel clerks
  • Court clerks and related court services occupations
  • Data entry clerks
  • Desktop publishing operators and related occupations
  • Accounting and related clerks
  • Banking, insurance and other financial clerks
  • Collection clerks
  • Library assistants and clerks
  • Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks
  • Survey interviewers and statistical clerks
  • Postal services representatives
  • Mail and parcel sorters and related occupations
  • Letter carriers
  • Couriers and messengers
  • Shippers and receivers
  • Storekeepers and partspersons
  • Production logistics workers
  • Purchasing and inventory control workers
  • Dispatchers
  • Transportation route and crew schedulers
11Intermediate Sales and Service Personnel
  • Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
  • Other assisting occupations in support of health services
  • Home child care providers
  • Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants
  • Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)
  • Retail salespersons and visual merchandisers
  • Maîtres d’hôtel and hosts/hostesses
  • Bartenders
  • Travel counsellors
  • Pursers and flight attendants
  • Airline ticket and service agents
  • Ground and water transport ticket agents, cargo service representatives and related clerks
  • Hotel front desk clerks
  • Tour and travel guides
  • Outdoor sport and recreational guides
  • Casino workers
  • Security guards and related security service occupations
  • Customer services representatives - financial institutions
  • Other customer and information services representatives
  • Image, social and other personal consultants
  • Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations
  • Primary combat members of the Canadian Armed Forces
  • Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness
  • Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners
12Semi-Skilled Manual Workers
  • Residential and commercial installers and servicers
  • Utility maintenance workers
  • Pest controllers and fumigators
  • Other repairers and servicers
  • Transport truck drivers
  • Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers
  • Railway yard and track maintenance workers
  • Water transport deck and engine room crew
  • Air transport ramp attendants
  • Automotive and heavy truck and equipment parts installers and servicers
  • Underground mine service and support workers
  • Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators
  • Chain saw and skidder operators
  • Silviculture and forestry workers
  • Specialized livestock workers and farm machinery operators
  • Fishing vessel deckhands
  • Machine operators, mineral and metal processing
  • Foundry workers
  • Glass forming and finishing machine operators and glass cutters
  • Concrete, clay and stone forming operators
  • Inspectors and testers, mineral and metal processing
  • Metalworking and forging machine operators
  • Machining tool operators
  • Machine operators of other metal products
  • Chemical plant machine operators
  • Plastics processing machine operators
  • Rubber processing machine operators and related workers
  • Sawmill machine operators
  • Pulp mill, papermaking and finishing machine operators
  • Other wood processing machine operators
  • Paper converting machine operators
  • Lumber graders and other wood processing inspectors and graders
  • Woodworking machine operators
  • Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers
  • Weavers, knitters and other fabric making occupations
  • Industrial sewing machine operators
  • Inspectors and graders, textile, fabric, fur and leather products manufacturing
  • Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing
  • Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers
  • Fish and seafood plant workers
  • Testers and graders, food and beverage processing
  • Plateless printing equipment operators
  • Camera, platemaking and other prepress occupations
  • Binding and finishing machine operators
  • Photographic and film processors
  • Aircraft assemblers and aircraft assembly inspectors
  • Motor vehicle assemblers, inspectors and testers
  • Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers
  • Assemblers and inspectors, electrical appliance, apparatus and equipment manufacturing
  • Assemblers, fabricators and inspectors, industrial electrical motors and transformers
  • Mechanical assemblers and inspectors
  • Machine operators and inspectors, electrical apparatus manufacturing
  • Furniture and fixture assemblers, finishers, refinishers and inspectors
  • Assemblers and inspectors of other wood products
  • Plastic products assemblers, finishers and inspectors
  • Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators
  • Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors
13Other Sales and Service Personnel
  • Cashiers
  • Service station attendants
  • Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers
  • Other sales related occupations
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations
  • Support occupations in accommodation, travel and facilities set-up services
  • Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport
  • Light duty cleaners
  • Specialized cleaners
  • Janitors, caretakers and heavy-duty cleaners
  • Dry cleaning, laundry and related occupations
  • Other service support occupations
  • Food and beverage servers
  • Pet groomers and animal care workers
  • Other support occupations in personal services
  • Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs
  • Delivery service drivers and door-to-door distributors
  • Boat and cable ferry operators and related occupations
  • Student monitors, crossing guards and related occupations
  • Other performers
14Other Manual Workers
  • Construction trades helpers and labourers
  • Other trades helpers and labourers
  • Public works and maintenance labourers
  • Railway and motor transport labourers
  • Harvesting labourers
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers
  • Aquaculture and marine harvest labourers
  • Mine labourers
  • Oil and gas drilling, servicing and related labourers
  • Logging and forestry labourers
  • Labourers in mineral and metal processing
  • Labourers in metal fabrication
  • Labourers in chemical products processing and utilities
  • Labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing
  • Labourers in rubber and plastic products manufacturing
  • Labourers in textile processing and cutting
  • Labourers in food and beverage processing
  • Labourers in fish and seafood processing
  • Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities
  • Longshore workers
  • Material handlers
  • Livestock labourers
  • Nursery and greenhouse labourers
  • Trappers and hunters
  • Meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale
 

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