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Job Opportunities at the Headquarters of Elections Canada

Discover the job opportunities at Elections Canada at GC Jobs. Select Office of the Chief Electoral Officer or Commissioner of Canada Elections under GC organizations. Apply now!

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Jobs are available at Elections Canada's headquarters in Gatineau and Distribution Centre in Ottawa. They involve preparing for and delivering general elections and by-elections.

Hybrid work model

Most of the jobs at Elections Canada headquarters use the hybrid work model. The well-being of our staff is a top priority. We foster a healthy workplace with a focus on work-life balance.

Working at a federal election

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Elections Canada hires extra staff when there is an election. Various positions then become available.

These positions are mostly located at the headquarters in Gatineau. They involve supporting returning officers, coordinating the election, or communicating with electors. After the election, some teams prepare reports and studies about it.

Be at the heart of the Canadian democratic process, while working in a welcoming and flexible environment.

Apply now!

Follow these steps to find our job opportunities

Visit GC Jobs.

  1. On the menu on the left, go to GC organizations.
    On the menu on the left, go to 'GC organizations'
  2. Select both organizations below and click on Add each time:
    1. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer
    2. Commissioner of Canada Elections
    Select both 'Office of the Chief Electoral Officer' and 'Commissioner of Canada Elections' and click on  'Add' each time
  3. Click on Search jobs.
    Click on 'Search jobs'
  4. Click on Jobs open to the public.
    Click on <span 'Jobs open to the public'