Shortage Occupation List

The Shortage Occupation List is the current list of professions that St. Helena wishes to attract. The list is updated quarterly. The current list of professions is below. Please note that professions may be removed as well as added. A profession may be removed while an application is outstanding and in those cases the Shortage Occupation List in operation on the day the application is considered will be the relevant list.

Lists as at August 2016


Agricultural and forestry production managers
Construction managers
Hotel and Restaurant managers
Environmental protection professionals
Bakers and Pastry cooks
Not for profit Organisation workers
Stonemasons, stone cutters, splitters and carvers
Carpenters and joiners
Floor layers and tile setters
Insulation workers
Plumbers and pipe fitters
Air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics
Building and related electricians
Telecommunications engineering technicians
Software developers and ICT installers and services
Computer network and systems technicians
Community Development Professionals
Accountant/Financial and investment advisers
Animal Husbandry Technicians
Livestock Veterinary Science Professionals or Livestock Veterinarians
Qualified Butchers and Assistants

Printing Technicians/ Operators