Developed by the Program Coordinator, the Community Recommendation Criteria are designed to identify candidates who best fit the community’s needs and prioritize those who intend to reside in the community. Please refer back to this page frequently as our Community Criteria prioritization factors are subject to change.
To be deemed eligible for recommendation by the Chamber, a candidate must:
The employers, and the jobs they post, must meet the federal eligibility criteria as described in the Ministerial Instructions, as well as the eligibility criteria listed below.
Employers may be designated by the Program Coordinator as approved participants in advance of hiring a foreign national, or they may choose to become designated when they identify a foreign national that they wish to hire. To be designated to make offers of employment under the Pilot in Moose Jaw, the employer must:
The Community Criteria points system below will assess your eligibility for Moose Jaw RNIP. Please review the federal eligibility requirements prior to scoring your points: all candidates must meet the federal requirements.
An applicant’s score helps us determine the likelihood that an applicant will:
Applicants must meet the minimum points cut-off to be considered for recommendation. All points must be substantiated; fraud of misrepresentation will not be tolerated.
Note: If the number of eligible candidates exceeds the number of community recommendation allocations in a month, priority will be given to candidates with the highest points. Not all eligible candidates will be contacted for an interview. Applications from eligible candidates not contacted for an interview will be retained and may be considered in subsequent month’s recommendations.
2. PA’s education level (highest completed credential):
4. PA has work experience in the same occupation as your job offer:
5. PA has Canadian work experience (not specific to any NOC):
6. PA has demonstrated social ties to established members of the community, with a family member or friend residing in Moose Jaw for a minimum of 1 year. The family or friend must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
Note: The applicant can score a maximum of 10 points on this factor.
7. PA’s age on the day the application is received:
8. PA is licensed to independently drive a vehicle either in Canada or their country of origin.
Residence (for applicants who have lived in Moose Jaw before applying)
9. PA has a history of residence in Moose Jaw:
Knowledge of Community (for applicants who have never lived in Moose Jaw)
10. PA has visited Moose Jaw for at least 2 nights within the past 5 years.
SPOUSE – Language (for applicants with a spouse or common-law partner)
11. PA’s spouse has demonstrated official language abilities as follows:
SPOUSE – Employment (for applicants with a spouse or common-law partner)
12. PA’s spouse has:
13. PA’s spouse has:
SPOUSE – Residence (for applicants with a spouse or common-law partner)
14. PA’s spouse resides in Moose Jaw currently or previously
1. PA has received a job offer in one of the priority NOC groups
2. PA is proficient* in both official languages (English and French)
*proficient = CLB/ NCLC 4 or higher
With Spouse or Common-Law Partner
Without Spouse or Common-Law Partner