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How to apply

We are currently accepting applications for the fishery officer initial training program (FOIT).

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Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

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By completing the Employment Equity section in your application, you help create a Public Service that is diverse, inclusive and representative of identities, cultures, perspectives and experiences that make up Canada. At the time of appointment, preference may be given to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities.

Organizational need

Employment Equity contributes to a strong and sustainable Public Service by ensuring that the workforce reflects the rich diversity of Canada's population. By completing the Employment Equity section in your application, you help create a Public Service that is diverse, inclusive and representative of identities, cultures, perspectives and experiences that make up Canada. At Fisheries and Oceans Canada, we see the value that a representative workforce brings to our organization. We celebrate the richness of the people that contribute to this organization's workforce. A workforce where the diversity of thought, culture, ethnicity, age, gender orientation and experiences are considered as invaluable assets. Together, we can meet new challenges, fuel innovation through diversity, help create prosperity and make a positive impact in the workplace and the people we serve. We encourage and value the inclusion of all people including members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and the four Employment Equity Groups. We therefore encourage you to apply for this opportunity should you believe you are qualified.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the Canadian Coast Guard has received special recognition as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People and as the overall Top Employer for the National Capital Region (NCR) in 2020. This special award confirms that DFO and the Coast Guard stand out nationally as a desired place to work, to learn and to build a successful long-term career.

Eligibility

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad

You must have successfully completed the following:

Contact us

If you have any questions about the recruitment process or training program, please email us at DFO.NAT.CP.FOTrainee-APstagiere.CP.NAT.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

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