"The oil and gas sector excavates and processes oil and gas into products such as energy and plastic. The mining sector excavates ore materials such as coal, copper, iron, and more. The natural resource sector collects and processes natural resources into products or energy. Entry into these sectors requires a degree at the upper levels; however, there are a variety of entry level jobs that only require specialized training.
Candidates interested in working in these sectors should consult some of our 20 specialized job boards such as PMjobs.ca (project management), Techjobs.ca (engineering), and Temporaryjobs.ca. Each job board features your field’s employers of choice, offers their own unique articles tailored to your field, in-depth job descriptions, and expert employment advice.
Most jobs offered in these sectors are full time or contractual and pay upwards of $50,000 annually. Examples of these positions are heavy duty mechanics, petrol engineers, mining project managers, conservation officers, foresters, and many more.