Careers at Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Work with us

Every day, thousands of dedicated employees work to safeguard Canada’s oceans, lakes, rivers and aquatic resources. Our staff make a difference in the lives of Canadians and bring a range of skills and experience to the work they do. Explore a wide range of opportunities from coast to coast to coast.

Work while you learn

Whether you’re still in school or have recently graduated, explore our student and graduate recruitment programs.

Careers in science

Find out what a science job with us can look like, from a laboratory or field station to the rolling sea.

Careers in enforcement

As a fishery officer, you’ll need to be alert and ready for different challenges in the air, on land, and at sea.

Student Bridging Portal


Students of the public service, apply to our new Student Bridging Portal for a job after graduation!

Chart your course

Lay the groundwork to improve your chances of landing the position you want.

Appointment opportunities

Help us protect our oceans, coasts, waterways and fisheries to ensure that they remain healthy for future generations.

Making a splash

Once again, we are proud to have been recognized as a top employer:

Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2020)
National Capital Region's Top Employers (2020)
Jobs in action

Watch our professionals and students on the job and explore the diversity of career opportunities available.

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