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Exciting career opportunities at the Canada Border Services Agency

The Officer Trainee Developmental Program selection process is open. Apply now.

Over 14,000 public servants from coast to coast support the agency and its mission to safeguard Canada's security and prosperity.

We are looking for analytical and career-minded people of all ages, with strong communication skills and a commitment to service excellence — people who are ready to take on a new challenge every day.

Services and information

Border services officers: Recruitment

The BSO career path is comprehensive, requiring various exams and certifications. Find out about the hiring process.

Indigenous recruitment

The CBSA is committed to hiring more Indigenous border services officers and non-uniformed employees.

Corporate jobs

A variety of challenging career opportunities, both at the border and behind the scenes.

Student opportunities

The CBSA is one of the top employers of students. Apply to work with us through a variety of employment programs.

Recruitment events

See dates, times, and locations of career fairs across Canada, where you can learn more about jobs at the agency and speak to a CBSA recruiter.

Diversity and inclusion

How CBSA encourages inclusion and respect for diversity.


The Border Is Calling

Are you ready for a career on Canada's frontline as a border services officer?

People of the CBSA: Jackie Tse

My name is Jackie Tse, and I'm a superintendent in Metro Vancouver Traveller Operations.

Training for a career on the front line

The CBSA is recruiting border services officers (BSOs). Our BSOs undergo an extensive training and development program to ensure they have the knowledge, skills and on-the-job training they need to be prepared for the front line.

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