Jobs at Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Every day, thousands of talented workers walk through the doors at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). Our employees make a difference in the lives of Canadians and bring a range of skills and experience to the work they do. Join our diverse team here at DFO or the Canadian Coast Guard.


For students and graduates

Completing a work term under a student employment program or through graduate recruitment can help you get a career at Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Make a career researching our oceans, fish and endangered species, and find other opportunities for students in science.

Student employment programs allow hiring managers to bridge you into a temporary or permanent position after graduation.

About our careers

The following career options are available.

Appointment opportunities

Part-time member of the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board

Our jobs in action

Watch our professionals and students on the job.

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Current job openings at the Canadian Coast Guard