Careers at the IRB

At the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB), you will work at Canada’s largest administrative tribunal. We need you - dedicated professionals - in all fields, especially if you like a challenge and want to be part of something bigger. Grow your career with us and help shape Canada’s future!

We are currently seeking candidates for several positions and, in addition to our careers page, we encourage you to consult our job opportunities on jobs.gc.ca. Simply select Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada from the list of GC organizations.

Learn more about who we are and what we do: our mandate, mission, vision and values.

Current opportunities

Interpreter – (service contractor)

Description: The IRB is in regular need of interpreters, who are important contributors to the overall refugee processing system. If you possess the required skills, please consider applying.

Language: Various Languages

Location: TBD

Closing Date: N/A

Apply now
Archived opportunities

We are seeking an IT Analyst, IT Policy, Planning and Governance (IT-02)

Description: The intent of this selection process is to staff one position on an indeterminate basis. A pool of qualified candidates may be established to staff similar positions with various tenures (indeterminate, term, deployment, acting, secondment or assignment) within the IRB. 

Closing Date: November 3, 2022
 


 
 

Come join the IRB's HR team - PE-02, PE-03 and PE-04

Description: We are seeking energetic and motivated individuals who enjoy collaborating with others and who are passionate about delivering excellent client service in staffing! 

Language: Various Languages 

Location: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada - Human Resources Branch Calgary (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Etobicoke (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), Montréal Island (Québec) 

Closing Date: 17 August 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time 

 
 

Various administrative positions

Description: The IRB seeks energetic and motivated individuals to fill various administrative positions who enjoy collaborating with others and who are passionate about delivering excellent client service. Apply today! 

Closing date: 23 June 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time 

 
 

Manager, Communications

Description: Are you a creative and self-motivated digital communicator? Yes? Then please join us at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada as we embark on an ambitious, three-year change agenda. 

Closing date: 4 May 2022 – 23:59, Pacific Time 

 
 

Come join the IRB’s HR team – PE-02 and PE-03

Description: The IRB’s HR Team is seeking candidates to fill bilingual positions in Staffing and in Labour Relations. Positions are available in Ottawa, Toronto, and Montréal.  

Language: Various Languages 

Location: Ottawa, Toronto, and Montréal 

Closing Date: 13 December 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time 

 
 

Come join IRB’s Registry team – CR-05 and PM-01

Description: The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada is seeking to create a pool of qualified candidates that will be used to staff positions on either a term or permanent basis with various linguistic profiles in its registry team!  

Language: Various Languages 

Location: Toronto 

Closing Date: 15 October 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time 

 
 

Come join IRB’s Registry team – CR-05 and PM-01

Description: The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada is seeking to create a pool of qualified candidates that will be used to staff positions on either a term or permanent basis with various linguistic profiles in its registry team!  

Language: Various Languages 

Location: Calgary, Vancouver 

Closing Date: 15 October 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time 

 
 

Come join IRB’s Registry team – CR-05 and PM-01

Description: The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada is seeking to create a pool of qualified candidates that will be used to staff positions on either a term or permanent basis with various linguistic profiles in its registry team!  

Language: Various Languages 

Location: Montréal 

Closing Date: 15 October 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time 

 
 

Decision-Maker (Member), Refugee Protection Division

Language: Various Languages 

Location: Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, Montréal Island 

Closing Date: August 8, 2021 

Salary: $100,220 to $114,592 

 
 

Various clerical and administrative support positions

Language: Various Languages 

Location: Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, Montréal Island 

Closing Date: August 8, 2021 

Salary: $51,538 to $57,643 

 
 

Hearing Support Assistant

Language: Various Languages 

Location: Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, Montréal Island 

Closing Date: August 8, 2021 

Salary: $47,729 to $51,518 

 
 

Immigration Division – Member, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Description: Various linguistic requirements, various conditions of employment, various operational requirements, various organizational needs and/or various tenures (acting, assignment, deployment, indeterminate, secondment, specified period, casual)  

Language: Various Languages 

Location: Vancouver, Etobicoke, Montréal Island 

Closing Date: October 18, 2020 

Salary: $94,121 to $107,619 

 
 

Why work with us

Star icon Making a difference

Your role will help change lives, keep Canada safe, and continue Canada's world-renowned human rights and justice traditions.

Book icon Learning and development

As part of the IRB team, you’ll benefit from extensive training opportunities. You’ll have access to the Canada School of Public Service and to private training. We also offer mentoring and job shadowing opportunities to help you advance in your career.

Location icon Location

We have offices in central Montréal, Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver and Calgary. These locations are all accessible by public transport, by foot and by bike. Near our offices you’ll find many great restaurants, stores, fitness clubs, and more!

Balance icon Work-life balance

As part of our team you’ll benefit from regular working hours, generous leave provisions (including vacation, family-related and volunteer days), and in some cases, flexible work and telework arrangements.

Respect icon A respectful workplace

The IRB is dedicated to providing a respectful and harassment-free workplace. We value diversity and have a keen focus on employee wellness and mental health.

Learn more: Top 10 Reasons to Join Canada’s Public Service

Dollar icon Salary and benefits

Public servant and Governor in Council member positions offer competitive compensation, pension and benefit packages.