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Jamaica Standard Occupational Classification

The Jamaica Standard Occupational Classification (JSOC) 2015 organizes similar occupations into a structured list of distinct categories. It is based on the 2008 International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO) produced by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Featured in the 2015 revision are descriptions of each occupation including a summary, major tasks, qualifications, skills required and related occupations. The major occupation groups are:

  • Managers
  • Professionals
  • Technicians and Associate Professionals
  • Clerical Support Workers
  • Services and Sales Workers
  • Skilled Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery workers
  • Craft and related Trades Workers
  • Plant and Machine Operators and Assemblers
  • Elementary Occupations
  • Armed Forces Occupations