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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada / IRCC
Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada staff break for a photo with Minister John McCallum as refugees arrive in Toronto

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada / IRCC was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2017):

  • In addition to helping employees save for the future, Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada provides retirement planning assistance and health benefits that extend to retirees (with no age limit)
  • Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada offers excellent family-friendly benefits including a full year of paid leave for new mothers and parental leave top-up for fathers and adoptive parents -- employees also have the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada encourages ongoing employee development with subsidies for tuition and professional accreditation, in-house training programs and in-house apprenticeships
Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada employees and Minister John McCallum welcoming the last government-organized flight of Syrian refugees to Canada   (Photo credit: Dominic Chan)

Highlights

Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Sydney NS, Mississauga ON, Vancouver BC, Gatineau QC, Edmonton AB, Montréal QC, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 7,278
Average age of employees in Canada 41.34
Longest serving employee 40 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 80% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

The Career Directory

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada / IRCC has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Syrian refugees receiving Canada culture kits upon arrival from Immigration, Refugees, Citizenship Canada staff

Highlights for New Grads

Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Sydney NS, Mississauga ON, Vancouver BC, Gatineau QC, Edmonton AB, Montréal QC, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 7,278
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Other info for new grads The organization manages a 3-year Immigration Foreign Service Development Program to support the development of entry-level candidates for the Immigration Foreign Service Officer role.
Typical new grad positions Policy Analyst, Regulatory and Policy Analyst, Citizenship Officer, Immigration Officer, Refugee Settlement Officer, Financial Officer, Human Resources Officer, Communications Officer, Procurement and Contracting Officer
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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