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COMMUNITY SPECIFIC CRITERIA

1.            Candidate must intend to live within the boundaries (as defined in the Ministerial Instructions) of the Town of Altona or Municipality of Rhineland.

2.            Only a Candidate who has successfully created a “Candidate Profile” on https://www.seedrpga.com/immigration-pilot will be able to apply for qualified job postings through the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot.

 

3.            Only qualified positions by employers located within the boundaries of the Town of Altona or Municipality of Rhineland (as defined in the Ministerial Instructions) that meet the Employment Requirements (as defined in the Ministerial Instructions section two (2)) will be posted on https://www.seedrpga.com/immigration-pilot

4.            Qualified positions must also be posted on www.jobbank.gc.ca and/or www.localjobshop.ca

 

Altona/Rhineland Comprehensive Priority Points Grid

The Vetting Committee will assess the eligibility of every candidate who applies for community recommendation taking into consideration the priority factors outlined in the Comprehensive Priority Points Grid. The top-ranking candidates will move onto further assessment including an applicant interview to ensure they intend to reside in the community. 

a.            Candidate has received a qualifying job offer in the sector of Agriculture and Manufacturing

Yes +20

b.            Candidate has received a qualifying job offer in the sector of Construction, Food Processing and Financial Services

Yes +10

c.            The job offer is from an established employer who has been operating a business within the boundaries (as defined in the Ministerial Instructions) of the Town of Altona or Municipality of Rhineland for a minimum of ten (10) years, or with a business that has invested a minimum of $250,000 capital within the boundaries (as defined in the Ministerial Instructions) of the Town of Altona or Municipality of Rhineland

Yes +10

d.            The job offer is from an employer who will provide the candidate with a workplace mentor for a minimum of six (6) months

Yes +5

e.            Job offer is in National Occupational Classification (NOC) skills

NOC A, NOC B: +10

NOC C:  +5

f.            Candidate possess a valid driver’s license from country of origin

Yes +5

g.            Candidate has lived as an adult (18 years of age or older) in a community with a population of 10,000 people or less, and located one (1) hour (travel distance) away from a large and densely populated urban area for a minimum of six (6) months

Yes +5

h.            Candidate has a family member and/or friend who is a permanent resident of Canada or a Canadian citizen and has been living within the boundaries (as defined in the Ministerial Instructions) of the Town of Altona and/or Municipality of Rhineland for a minimum of two (2) years

Parents, siblings or children: +20

Friend, grandparent, uncle, aunt, cousin, niece or nephew: +10

i.             Candidate has previously spent one (1) week or more within the boundaries (as defined in the Ministerial Instructions) of the Town of Altona and/or Municipality of Rhineland

Yes +5

j.             The candidate has a spouse/common-law-partner with work experience that could fill labour needs in the following industry sectors: Agriculture, Construction, Education, Financial Services, Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare/Hospital, Manufacturing, Social Services, Retail, Technology, Transportation

Yes +10

k.            The candidate has a spouse/common-law-partner with post-secondary education that could fill labour needs in the following industry sectors: Agriculture, Construction, Education, Financial Services, Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare/Hospital, Manufacturing, Social Services, Retail, Technology, Transportation

Yes +10

l.             The candidate is between the ages of 25 -38 years old as of the date the application for recommendation is received by SEED

Yes +10

Additional Information

It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide documentation that confirm that the factors are met.

Applicants who are claiming points for a family member or friend within Altona/Rhineland must provide a verification letter including the name, relationship, and contact information for their family member or friend. SEED may contact this individual as part of the assessment of your application.

Applicants who are claiming points for a spouse or common-law partner’s work experience, must provide a resume detailing their past work experience including the name of the employer, the job title and main duties, the dates the position was held, and a reference who could confirm the work experience. SEED may contact the reference as part of the assessment of your application.

Applicants who are claiming points for a spouse or common-law partner’s education, must provide a copy of the degree, certificate, or diploma. SEED may request additional information/documentation to validate the information provided in your application for recommendation.