Oman to temporarily stop issuing expat visas for 87 jobs

Oman Sunday 28/January/2018 23:05 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman to temporarily stop issuing expat visas for 87 jobs

Muscat: A six-month ban on hiring expat workers in 87 job roles was recently imposed by the Ministry of Manpower (MoM).
Also read: Oman's Ministry bans visa for expats in ten sectors
The hiring freeze came into affect following the issuance of ministerial decree 2018/38, which was issued by the Minister of Manpower Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri on Sunday.
Here's the full list of professions that have been impacted by the decision:

Information and Technology
1.Information Security Specialist
2.Geographic Information System Specialist
3.Electronic Computer Networks
4.Programmed Machines Maintenance - Electronic
5.Electronic Calculator Maintenance
6.Graphic Designer
7.Electronic Surveillance - Equipment Assembly
8.Electronics Technician - Telecom
9.Electronics Technician - Control Instrument
10.Electronic Technician - Medical Equipment
11.Electronics Technician Broadcast
12.Electronic Technician - Programmed Machines
13.Electronic Technician - Computer Networks
14.Computer Programmer
15.Computer Engineer
16.Computer operator

Accounting and Finance
1.Bank Notes and Money changer
2.Bank notes technician
3.Account Auditing technician
4.General accounting technician
5.Cost account technician
6.Costs accountant
7.Insurance collector

Marketing and Sales
1.Sales specialist
3.Commercial agent
4.Commercial manager
5.Procurement logistics specialist

Administration and Human Resources
1.Business Administration Specialist
2.Public Relation Specialist
3.Human Resources Specialist
4.Administrative Director

1.Insurance Agent General
2.Real Estate Insurance Agent
3.Cargo Insurance Agent
4.Life Insurance Agent
5.Vehicle Insurance Agent
6.Factory Insurance Agent

Information/Media Professions
1. Media Specialist
2. Page Maker
3. Paper Pulp Machine Operator
4. Bookbinding Machine Operator
5. Decorative Books Operator of
6. Calendar Operator
7. Paper Dyeing Machine Operators
8. Bill Printing Machine Operator
9. Cylinder Press Operator
10. Rotating Press Operator
11. Offset Printing Machine Operator
12. Color Press Operator
13. Palnographic Press Operator
14. Paper Folder Machine Operator
15. Paper Coating Machine Operator
16. Advertising Agent

Medical Professions
1. Male Nurse
2.Pharmacist Assistant
3. Medical Coordinator

Airport Professions
1. Aviation Guiding Officer
2. Ground Steward
3. Ticket controller
4. Airplane takeoff Supervisor
5. Air traffic controller
6. Aircraft Landing supervisor
7. Passenger Transport supervisor
8. Land Guide

Engineering Professions
1. Architect
2. General Survey Engineer
3. Civil Engineer
4. Electronic Engineer
5. Electronics Engineer
6. Mechanical Engineer
7. Projects Engineers

Technical Professions
1. Building Technician/Building Controller
2. Electronic Technician
3. Road Technician/Road Controller
4. Mechanical Technician
5. Soil Mechanics Laboratory Technician
6. Steam Turbine Technician
7. Construction materials lab technician
8. Gas Network Extension Technician
9. Construction Technician
10. Transformer Technician
11. Station Technician
12. Electrical Technician
13. Heat Operations Technician
14. Maintenance Technician
15. Chemical Technician