Jobs at Parks Canada

Parks Canada careers: where passion meets purpose

Join our team for a rewarding and flexible career, and experience Canada like never before.


our natural and cultural heritage


the strength of our diverse cultures


work-life balance, pension, and benefits


Canadians and visitors from around the world


limitless career and growth opportunities

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Featured job postings

These are just a few of our active job postings.

Skilled trades positions

Apprentice and trades jobs in plumbing, carpentry, electricity, mechanics, painting, driving, welding, and more.

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Summer jobs

Summer, student and youth jobs in a variety of fields across Canada.

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Types of jobs

Parks Canada team members work in jobs that protect, present, and support from coast, to coast, to coast. The lists below offer just a glimpse of the wide range of opportunities available.

Jobs that protect nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage.
  • Avalanche technicians
  • Archeologists
  • Canal workers
  • Curators
  • Dispatchers
  • Ecosystem scientists
  • Engineers
  • Environmental assessment specialists
  • Equipment operators
  • Fire crew members
  • Planners
  • Resource management technicians and officers
  • Trail crew
  • Visitor safety technicians
Jobs that present the beauty and significance of our natural world and chronicle the human determination and ingenuity which have shaped our nation.
  • Cashiers
  • Cleaners
  • Heritage presenters
  • Interpreters
  • Lifeguards
  • Public education and outreach officers
  • Special event officers
  • Visitor services attendants
Jobs that support, providing advice, guidance, and services in many fields.
  • Carpenters
  • Communication/media specialists
  • Contractors
  • Electricians
  • Financial officers
  • Human resources advisors
  • Information management specialists
  • Information technology services specialists
  • Internal auditors and evaluators
  • Maintenance workers
  • Mechanics
  • Painters
  • Plumbers
  • Project delivery managers
  • Realty and administrative services advisors
  • Social scientists
  • Water and wastewater operators
  • Welders

Spotlight on our work 

Student and youth jobs 

Information on student and youth employment programs and job opportunities.

The people of fire management 

Types of fire jobs: fire crews, management personnel, and national incident management teams.

Find your career with Parks Canada


Imagine a career that gets you in the field, that gets you on the water and sends you back in time.

Or maybe you’re more of an office type? Now, how about a career that grows with you, that broadens your horizons with meaningful outcomes that you can actually see and be proud of.

Well, these careers exist and are waiting for you. At Parks Canada, our job is to protect this country's special places and share them with everyone. And you'd be joining a vibrant community of like-minded colleagues. We're looking for scientists, tradespeople, managers and everyone in between. Take your career to the next level. You won't find a better career than here.

Apply today.

Hear directly from some of our team members and learn more about the great work they do from coast to coast to coast with these videos. This could be you!

Celebrating and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Parks Canada’s values of competence, respect, and fairness. 

  • We are committed to building a workforce that is a true reflection of Canada and the Canadians we serve. 
  • We value and celebrate unique perspectives and experiences, and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities.

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