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9 Well-Paying Jobs With The Government Of Canada That Are Perfect For Young Montrealers

Working for the government presents a unique career opportunity that you should consider.
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9 Well-Paying Jobs With The Government Of Canada That Are Perfect For Young Montrealers
  • Jobs in Montrealcan be difficult to find at times, but you may just be looking in all the wrong places.
  • With over 800 career opportunities, the Government of Canada is where you should be applying!
  • Find out the different types of jobs you could be eligible for with the federal government below!

Jobs in Montreal are seemingly everywhere but can be difficult to find at times. Have you searched far and wide for a perfect job, endlessly scrolling through a stream of postings only to be disappointed by a lack of options? Well, pay attention, because there's an incredible job resource on the Government of Canada's website that is filled with over 800 incredible career opportunities from top-clearance government positions to museum jobs. That's right, you can work for the government without being involved in politics! 

It's never the first place you'll look, but government jobs offer an excellent opportunity for job seekers to find employment with guaranteed benefits. It's rare that you can find a job with a full benefits package that allows you to experience a multi-faceted and challenging career.

So, if you're tired of always applying to the same boring old jobs, you should take a look at government jobs! 

We've sourced a small sample of the jobs that are available on the Canadian Government's website, from student positions to post-graduate careers. Every one of these jobs presents an exciting opportunity to find fulfilling and meaningful employment in a competitive job market!

If you don't find what you're looking for here, make sure to check out the government's job site for hundreds of available jobs! 

Editor at CSIS National Headquarters

Salary: $78,800 - $95,870/year

Location: Ottawa, Ontario

You'll be working for The Integrated Terrorism Assessment Centre (ITAC) at CSIS, responsible for the content and copy editing of written documents. CSIS is Canada's national intelligence agency, like the CIA with more letters. You'll need a degree in a related field and at least 4 years of professional experience. Fluent bilingualism is essential.

If you do apply, make sure you don't tell anyone, it's basically a spy job, after all!

Research Assistant at the UQAM's Centre for Forest Research

Salary: $25.94 to $33.58 per hour

Location: Montreal, Quebec

You'll be will conducting and publishing research to develop allometric equations for tree biomass and leaf area for urban centres in Canada at UQAM's Centre for Forest Research. This is an excellent job for those who are graduates of environmental sciences.

If this sounds right up your alley, apply today!

Administrative Clerk at the Department of National Defence

Salary: $47,729 to $51,518/year (under review)

Location: All across Quebec

You'll be providing administrative support work in various offices of the Department of National Defence in Quebec. The ideal candidate has some experience in a similar capacity but a degree is not required! Bilingualism is essential.

There are positions available in various cities across the province including Montreal, Quebec City, and Sherbrooke.

Multimedia Technician at Employment and Social Development Canada

Salary: $55,520 to $71,124/year

Location: Gatineau, Quebec

If you have experience or training in developing HTML5, CSS, or JavaScript web products, you might be right for this exciting job at the Employment and Social Development offices. You'll be responsible for the development and maintenance of accessible online training products.

Think you've got the right experience? Apply today!

Environmental Enforcement Officer at Environment and Climate Change Canada

Salary: $62,556 to $71,124/year

Location: Quebec City, Quebec

Ever wanted to be an environment cop? Your job will be to guarantee that ensures that organizations and individuals respect laws that protect the natural environment, biodiversity, and the health of Canadians.

You can be like Greta Thunberg in body armour, making sure that people respect the environment. Apply today!

Intercepted Communications Analyst at the RCMP

Salary: $52,548 to $66,496/year

Location: Montreal, Quebec

Your job will be to listen and analyze live and recorded intercepted telecommunications for criminal investigations and prepare reports for RCMP officers. Bilingualism is essential.

If you want to live a real-life version of The Wire, apply to this job today!

Civilian Ammunition Technician at the Department of National Defence

Salary: $43,292 to $62,955/year

Location: Valcartier, Quebec

Your job will be to manage and execute the storage of ammunition and explosives and to prepare and ship ammunition and explosives, among other related tasks. You should have relevant experience in a similar field and should know how to use a forklift.

For an exciting career in a booming industry, apply today!

Telecommunications Operator at the RCMP

Salary: $51,673 to $66,496/year

Location: Montreal, Quebec

This is a very demanding job that will have you providing emergency and non-emergency communication services to the public, law enforcement, emergency services. You'll be dealing with stressful situations and emotionally-charged events on a daily basis.

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, apply today!

Interpretation, Visitor Information Program, and Learn-to Camp at Parks Canada

Salary: $18.91 to $20.19 per hour

Location: Prince Albert National Park of Canada (Saskatchewan), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and Waskesiu Lake, Saskatchewan

If you're trying to plan out your summer ahead of time, the Government of Canada has options for you that involve leaving Montreal and discovering new places!

To be eligible for this job, you need to be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited institution. From May 2020 to the end of August 2020, you can choose one of these three educational streams for Parks Canada!

Those students who love the great outdoors and working with kids will have an incredible summer if they apply!

If you're ready to start an incredible career at the Government of Canada, apply today at their job site.

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