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Top 10 Reasons to Join Us

  1. Make a real difference – You will contribute to making a difference in the health and safety of all Canadians.
  2. Most sophisticated science-based programs – You will work with cutting edge technology and some of the world's leading experts.
  3. More than a job… a career – We encourage you to fill out an individual learning plan to address your current and future learning needs while your manager will provide you with an annual performance feedback and review discussion to guide your career progression.
  4. Work/Life Balance – We are committed to supporting flexible work arrangements and vacation leave starts at three paid weeks per year.
  5. Occupational Health & Safety is a top priority – Occupational health and safety is deeply embedded in our corporate culture and taken into consideration when every business decision is made.
  6. One of the NCR's Top 25 employers – In 2010-11, we were recognized for being forward-thinking and having a progressive workplace environment.
  7. Compensation and Benefits Package – Our benefits package includes a competitive salary and a first-rate dental plan.
  8. Canada's largest science-based regulatory agency – We are responsible for the delivery of all federally mandated programs for food inspection, plant and animal health products and production systems.
  9. Rewards & Recognition – We are committed to recognizing achievements at the local, organizational and Agency level as well as special contributions, years of service and retirement.
  10. Learning and Career Development – When you join us, we will work with you and will support your career development efforts by providing you with on-the-job training, assignment opportunities and mentoring programs.