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Employment Agencies
There are no employment agencies available in Oromocto at this time. Most people who are seeking employment contact the MFRC for assistance. The Gagetown MFRC can provide you with career counseling and much more. Contact them for more information or assistance at (506) 422-3352. For residents wishing to seek employment in Fredericton or willing to make the commute, there are many employment agencies available. Please refer to the listing below to find a variety of employment agencies in Fredericton.

Priority Personnel Inc. – Offers a variety of services to help individuals find employment such as job assessment and career search assistance, up-to-date knowledge on the provincial job market, and much more. Priority also helps connect various people with employment based on your schedule and responsibilities such as a student, stay-at-home mom or retiree.
Fredericton YMCA – Assists people with their job search through resume writing feedback, information about the labor market and more. Also provide various job search workshops. They also have a work services coach program which helps you to obtain and maintain meaningful employment through coaching and assistance with job search strategies, workplace issues and much more.
Oromocto Training Employment Centre
(OTEC) provides vocational training and support services to adults age 19-64 who face exceptional barriers to securing and maintaining paid employment.  In addition, OTEC offers essential daily and life skills training and supportive services to help maintain or enhance social and community ties.
Neil Squire Society - An opportunity for people with disabilities to develop computer skills, build their employment skills and help re-enter or enter the work force.  The assistive technology services help remove any technology barriers. For more information contact (506) 450-7999.
Jobs Unlimited – Assists adults with barriers of any kind in finding employment. Contact them for more information at (506) 458-9380.


Quick Facts
Below are some important statistics about employment in Oromocto;

The main language proficiency required to work in Oromocto and surrounding area is English. Although many employers see French as an asset and fluency in both English and French may be required to work in many government positions.

The Gagetown Military Family Resource Centre offers The Gagetown MFRC offers Second Language training to facilitate integration, enhance life skills and improve the quality of life for the spouses/partners of CAF members posted to locations where the surrounding community’s primary language is unfamiliar.
Two (2) options for learning French/English are available at your Gagetown Military Family Resources Centre (GMFRC):
Option 1: Second Language Training Courses  (SLT) – Instructor-led classes.
Option 2: Rosetta Stone©  (RS) Online Learning – Web based language training.

The unemployment rate in the Fredericton – Oromocto area is 8% (Labour Market Bulletin, April 2018).
The minimum wage in New Brunswick is $11.25 an hour (August 2018). 
 
Employment Insurance
Service Canada
Web: https://www.canada.ca
For information about employment insurance such as eligibility and how to apply go to the Service Canada website and choose employment.