Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes government officers who administer and enforce laws and regulations related to immigration, employment insurance, customs and tax revenue. They are employed by government agencies.
customs inspector, customs officer, employment insurance agent, employment insurance officer, immigration agent, immigration examining officer, revenue officer, tax collection officer, tax enforcement officer.
- Determine admissibility of persons seeking entry into Canada by examining documents and conducting interviews
- Grant landed-immigrant status, admit persons or order detention or deportation
- Locate and apprehend persons presumed to be infringing on immigration laws
- Assist in the removal of deported people by seeking authorization from receiving countries and securing necessary travel documents
- Appear as a witness in cases related to immigration appeals.
- Determine the eligibility of persons applying for employment insurance benefits
- Ascertain the facts on such issues as reasons for loss of employment and availability for work
- Monitor the payments of benefits throughout the duration of a claim and investigate claimants when there appears to be fraud or abuse.
- Question persons at border points to determine the admissibility of goods and assess duty
- Inspect baggage to detect undeclared merchandise, or contraband
- Inform manufacturers and shippers of customs and laws and procedures
- Observe fabrication of articles affected by customs laws and conduct appraisals
- Board carriers arriving from foreign countries to determine nature of cargo to ensure compliance with customs and commerce laws
- Inspect goods imported by mail
- May arrest and detain individuals suspected of having committed a criminal offence under the Customs Act or certain other designated Criminal Code offences until police intervention is possible.
- Audit accounting records to determine income, exemptions, payable taxes, compliance with reporting regulations and existence of fraud
- Examine accounting systems and internal controls of organizations
- Provide advice on reporting and measurement procedures for goods subject to taxation
- Prepare briefs and assist in searching and seizing records, and in preparing charges for court cases.
Outlook & Prospects for Immigration, Employment Insurance and Revenue Officers in Estrie Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Québec.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Centre-du-Québec Region||<Not assigned>||2011-10-20|
|Côte-Nord Region||<Not assigned>||2012-12-03|
|Gaspésie -- Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region||<Not assigned>||2010-11-29|
|Lanaudière Region||<Not assigned>||2012-11-13|
|Laurentides Region||<Not assigned>||2012-10-30|
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Jun 10 – Jun 14, 2013
- The City of Bécancour is investing more than $1.5M to replace the ozonization system in its drinking water treatment plant (available in French only)
- Transports Québec will be spending $26.5M in the Montréal metropolitan area in summer 2013 to add reserved lanes and new park-and-ride spaces (available in French only)
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- Creation of 30 new jobs in the next few months following the expansion of the customer service support centre of Revenu Québec in Chandler (available in French only)
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- More than $8.5M has been invested in a new drinking water filtration factory in Waterville (available in French only)
- The municipal garage in the Jonquière borough of Saguenay will be expanded with an investment of $4.75M (available in French only)
- The Sûreté du Québec recently inaugurated its new police station in the Antoine-Labelle regional county municipality in Mont-Laurier after having invested $5.3M. This establishment relies on a staff of 60 people, including 53 police officers. (available in French only)
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- Built at a cost of $1.9M, rehabilitation centre Kapatakan Gilles-Jourdain of Maliotenam, adapted for Innuses subject to judicial control, will proceed with the hiring of 11 employees. The opening is scheduled for July. (available in French only)
- The City of Montreal announced a $10M investment over three years to initiate its green neighbourhoods project. The project targets the greening streets and improvement to transit for citizens. (available in French only)
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