Careers in science

Set a course for success in the federal public service


Rewarding careers are in our Ecosystems and Oceans Science Sector. We’re an active part of Canada’s science and technology community. Close to 1,800 scientists, including biologists, oceanographers and research technicians work in the sector across Canada. Join us in scientific excellence.

Explore the Science Sector

Types of careers in science

Descriptions of careers in science, including research technician and scientific researcher.

Student employment

Types of programs and opportunities for students in science.

Canadian Hydrographic Service careers

About the Canadian Hydrographic Service and their clients, career streams and qualifications.

About the Science Sector and resources

Overview of the Science Sector, Science Early Career Network and regional science facilities.

Our scientists at work

Science students on the job

Meet some of our students working in the Science Sector.

Science at Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Highlights of the Science Sector’s work across Canada, at sea, on land and in the air.

Our scientists from coast to coast

Video series showcasing the scientists who research our oceans and aquatic systems, sustainable fisheries, and safe and accessible waterways.


You may apply to job opportunities within Fisheries and Oceans Canada through a public service jobs account.

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