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Live the experience of a lifetime every day

When you work for the Canadian Coast Guard, you can do a lot in 24 hours. From helping people in need to protecting our oceans from pollution, we offer work experiences like no other. What could you do in 24 hours?

Apply now to one of our in-demand positions

Every day, dedicated Canadian Coast Guard employees make a difference in the lives of Canadians. We save lives. We protect the environment. We keep Canada’s ports thriving.

We work in some of the harshest maritime conditions in the world, responding to on-water emergencies across all three coasts and the Great Lakes. We are mission ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

We also work on shore, with offices in every province and territory.

Whether at sea and onshore, we take pride in what we do. Be one league ahead of the competition and find out how you can become part of our crew.

We’re hiring across Canada

We have a variety of exciting positions available across Canada, on our ships and onshore. See if you can match your skills and experience to one of our in-demand positions.

Positions at sea: across Canada

If this is you: You could work as a:
I have experience working in marine engineering and repairing machinery. engineering officer or senior engineering officer

Onshore positions: across Canada

If this is you: You could work as a:
I have experience working in the maritime industry and enjoy quick decision-making assistant maritime search and rescue coordinator or maritime search and rescue coordinator
I have strong organization and analytical skills. I would like to get paid while I train for a new career. marine communications and traffic services officer

Why choose us?

As a Canadian Coast Guard employee, you’ll:

You’ll also work in a community that is:

Learn more about what makes the Canadian Coast Guard a work experience like no other.

All aboard!

Read our e-book on what makes our department a rewarding place to work.

How to apply

Read the qualifications and requirements for each of our open jobs before submitting an application. Apply via the VidCruiter platform from January 16, 2024. More information on how to apply on the VidCruiter platform will be provided on VidCruiter at the link below.

Apply now to one of our in-demand positions

Contact us

For more information, contact our recruitment team at

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