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Student Border Services Officer

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As a Student Border Services Officer (SBSO) you will work with Border Services Officers (BSOs) to determine the admissibility of people and goods to Canada.

Work locations

SBSOs work at international airports and mail processing centres in 19 cities across Canada. They do not carry a duty firearm.


Most opportunities are full time from to . Continued part-time employment may be possible in fall and winter .

Hourly rates of pay

SBSOs are paid $12.93 to $25.94 per hour, depending on their current level of study. See Rates of Pay for Post-secondary School Students.


Preference may be given to students studying in a field related to the job, such as: criminology, law, safety/security studies, psychology, sociology, customs border services or police studies.

You must also be willing to:

After applying

If you are considered for employment, we will arrange for you to get:


SBSOs receive a combination of classroom and online training, as well as on-the-job coaching and mentoring.

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