Looking for new challenges in an organization committed to its people? A career with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) can be exciting and rewarding. We offer scientific, technical, operational, executive and administrative positions in a variety of settings — office, research facility, in the field, aboard a Canadian Coast Guard vessel — at more than 400 locations from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
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Each day, our employees work to ensure safe and accessible waterways, healthy and productive aquatic ecosystems, and sustainable fisheries and aquaculture.
In real terms, this means that we:
The list goes on. To learn more, see Our Organization.
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DFO is committed to achieving a representative workforce, which reflects the rich cultural diversity in our country and enables the federal government to provide excellent service to Canadians. We value a workplace that is fair, respectful, inclusive and welcoming for all. Members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and women are invited to self-identify when applying.
Building on the foundation of the Values and Ethics Code for the Public Sector, the Fisheries and Oceans Canada Values and Ethics Code sets out the expectations for behaviour governing all activities the Department performs to fulfill its mandate. It is binding on all management and employees, and it requires that each DFO employee be familiar with its content.
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