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!

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

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Archived opportunities

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.