Public Service Jobs
Looking for a job in government? This page explains how to look for a job in the provincial or federal public service or in municipal administration.
Finding a job—Québec public service
If you’re looking for a career in the Québec public service, use the Carrières web portal (French only) to view invitations for applications (job offers).
Start by creating your online file (French only) . This will allow you to define “job alerts” to receive specific job offers by email. You can then submit an application for jobs that fit your profile. If your application meets the job requirements, you’ll be required to write an exam. If you pass the exam, you may be called for an interview and hired for a job. For additional information, see the Carrières web portal (French only) .
The Québec public service applies equal opportunity for employment measures (French only) in order to be representative of Québec society.
Finding a student job or internship—Québec public service
You can apply for a student job (French only) if you’re attending an educational institution recognized by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur and are looking for experience related to your field of study.
The Online Placement website is the only place where you can submit your candidacy for a student job in the public service. Before applying for a job you must:
Don't forget to update your candidacy every year to reactivate your file.
Is carrying out an internship part of your educational program? Check the opportunities for internship in the public service that are published by your student placement service, school department or faculty.
Do you need to complete an internship before being accepted as a member of your professional order? Contact the order to find out about available internships.
In all cases, be sure that you meet the eligibility requirements (French only) .
It is possible to join the public service after carrying out an internship or holding a student job. There is a specific qualification process (French only) , which can then lead to a regular or casual job with the public service.
Finding a job—Public Service of Canada
The Public Service Commission of Canada website features services and information related to jobs offered in the federal public service.
Finding a job—municipal administration
For jobs in municipal administration, visit the Québec municipal website (French only) , which lists available positions in municipalities across Québec
Last update: May 2, 2019