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Corporate Services Assistant


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants. To support this effort, we are seeking enthusiastic students to help CFIA inspectors in the fields. For more information about the CFIA, visit

Duties of the position

  • provide a variety of administrative, clerical/financial support to assigned manager(s)
  • data entry into and maintenance of administrative databases
  • prepare reports, letters, presentations, agendas and minutes
  • maintain manual and electronic filing systems
  • reception, mail, courier, stockroom duties
  • provide customer service to clients
  • website management
  • book travel and accommodations
  • fleet booking, coordination and oversight of maintenance
  • project design/delivery as part of a team

Requirements to apply

  • Security clearance
  • Valid driver’s licence

Job details

Employment period: Approximately four months (May to August 2019}

Rate of pay: based on academic level

Work Location: Guelph, Ontario

An interview and reference checks will be required

Contact information to apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Gayle Brennan, Area Training and Organizational Development Coordinator at: or (226} 217-8388

Working at the CFIA

The CFIA and the National Indigenous Advisory Circle strive to create an environment where Indigenous people can realize their career aspirations in a fair, respectful and inclusive environment. In addition, the CFIA is committed to providing a mentorship program to support students and help them integrate easily into the workplace. We believe that having a diverse workforce translates to fresh ideas and new ways of addressing the challenges and opportunities we face each day