Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada / IRCC
Staff from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada attended the Indigenous Fair at Algonquin College to inform students about future job opportunities  

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada / IRCC was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2022):

  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada supports a wellness ambassador network of employees and hosted a virtual mental health and wellness fair, with the aim of reducing stigma (activities included a TED Talk Series, yoga, guest speakers and presentations)
  • In addition to helping employees save for the future, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada provides retirement planning assistance and health benefits that extend to retirees (with no age limit) -- the organization also offers phased-in work options to help those nearing retirement transition
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada strives to recruit individuals from all walks of life through its participation in the Public Service Commission’s Federal Internship Program for Canadians with Disabilities as well as the Federal Internship for Newcomers
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada employees participated in a 24-hour spin ride at the organization's headquarters in November 2019, raising more than $3,000  

Highlights

Industry Federal government, immigration services
Established in Canada 1994
Major Canadian hiring locations Surrey BC, Calgary AB, Saskatoon SK, Winnipeg MB, Toronto ON, Hamilton ON, Niagara Falls ON, Kitchener ON, London ON, Windsor ON, Fredericton NB, Halifax NS, St. John's NL, Ottawa ON, Sydney NS, Mississauga ON, Vancouver BC, Gatineau QC, Edmonton AB, Montréal QC
Full-time employees in Canada 8,958
Part-time employees in Canada 457
Average age of employees in Canada 41 years
Longest serving employee 57 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $1,600 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, earned days off program
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 in-house training, online training, leadership training
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

COVID-19

Pandemic response deployed office equipment for home use, offered a reimbursement of up to $500 for additional home office equipment purchased by eligible employees, provided access to mental health and wellness resources, including a federal government mental health portal (with tips on working from home)

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.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada employee speaking to a student about his line of business at a student recruitment fair

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Federal government, immigration services
Full-time employees in Canada 5,001 to 10,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Surrey BC, Calgary AB, Saskatoon SK, Winnipeg MB, Toronto ON, Hamilton ON, Niagara Falls ON, Kitchener ON, London ON, Windsor ON, Fredericton NB, Halifax NS, St. John's NL, Ottawa ON, Sydney NS, Mississauga ON, Vancouver BC, Gatineau QC, Edmonton AB, Montréal QC
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Other info for new grads The organization manages a three-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 Foreign Service Officer, Citizenship and Immigration Officer, Project/Program Officer or Analyst, Client Support Clerk/Agent, Case Processing Agent, Refugee Settlement Officer, IT and Support Technician, Technical Analyst, Programmer and Program Tester/Analyst, Operations Coach, Financial Officer/Analyst, Collections Officer, Procurement and Contracting Officer, Human Resources Officer, Compensation Liaison Officer, Communications Officer, Correspondence Analyst, Policy Analyst/Advisor, Regulatory and Policy Analyst, Personnel Security Analyst, Administrative Officer/Assistant
Starting salary $50K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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