Career opportunities

CAPE brings together a team of diverse, dedicated and competent professionals who work tirelessly to offer our members the best possible support and services. We are all deeply committed to our vision of protecting and advancing employee rights and protecting benefits. 

Our workplace is dynamic and community-oriented. We operate in a fast-moving environment that keeps us on our toes. Our strength is each other. When you join CAPE, you join a family of people who care about everyone’s success.

Compensation and benefits

We offer competitive salaries and benefits to our employees and their family members, which include medical and dental plans. We offer a generous leave package, as well as safe and healthy working conditions. 

Health, wellness and work-life balance

We understand the stress of modern life and juggling family and work. We offer flextime and telework. We also cover parts of gym memberships, and more!

Professional growth

We invest in our employees to help them grow and to continually learn. We provide competitive career development opportunities to our employees.

Promoting diversity 

We strongly encourage racialized individuals, members of the LGBTQ2+ communities, women, persons with a disability and members of Indigenous communities to apply for opportunities with us. 

WARNING – Fraudulent job offers using our name and logo

  • CAPE does NOT advertise employment opportunities overseas. 
  • CAPE only hires Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
  • CAPE does NOT charge a fee for job applications.
  • CAPE does NOT ask for banking details, money, gift cards, SIN numbers or other personal financial information as part of the recruitment process.

BE WARNED that the sole office of the Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) is in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Available opportunities for employment at CAPE are published and listed on its official website: Any organization, entity, agency and/or individual forging CAPE’s logo, website and/or name that unlawfully, fraudulently or falsely alleges any formal or informal link or relationship with CAPE, including by requesting payment in order to gain credibility from third parties, is doing so illegally. CAPE accepts no liability or responsibility whatsoever for these illegal actions.

Check out our opportunities!

Director of Policy and Negotiations and General Counsel

Duration: Indeterminate

Closing date: To be determined

The Director of Policy, Negotiations, and General Counsel provides expert legal advice on the interpretation of the CAPE Constitution, and on all legislation under which CAPE operates or under which its members are employed. This role provides expert professional advice to the President, NEC, and other elected representatives on collective bargaining negotiation strategy, requisite-related research, and policies of the Association and proposed Association positions on Federal Government policies affecting the Association or its members. This role will also often be delegated the role of Chief Negotiator representing the Association in collective bargaining with the Treasury Board, and at times work with external legal counsel or take the lead in major strategic cases before the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board (FPSLREB), Federal Court, National Joint Council and other venues as required by the President.


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