Careers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Come grow with us!

Exciting careers in science, agriculture, business and IT in 40 locations across Canada. Help us build an innovative and sustainable agricultural and food economy for all Canadians. A top diversity employer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada offers an inclusive, safe and collaborative work culture.


Reasons to come grow with us

Our vision, our mission, our people

What we do, our responsibilities, our service pledge

Our five diversity and inclusiveness networks

Networks for gender and sexual diversity and inclusiveness, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women in science

Why you should join AAFC

Work-life balance, supportive learning environment, excellent compensation and benefits

Recruitment programs

Development programs, recruitment initiatives and opportunities for students and graduates

Careers we offer

Science, business and information systems; meet our scientists

Locations throughout Canada

Research and development centres, offices and farms across the country

Indigenous Student Recruitment Initiative

Work experience and a chance for personal growth in a team environment; learn and develop skills associated with science and other professions

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How to apply

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Tips on the process

Security clearance, filling out your application, preparing for assessments, the interview

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