CUPE is seeking experienced candidates to fill short and long-term temporary clerical, secretarial and administrative positions in its various departments, at the National office in Ottawa and across the country.  

Interested applicants must have extensive knowledge and experience in general office work and procedures, as well as an ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment. 

Candidates should have above average English, or bilingual, oral and written skills, as well as good computer skills and advanced knowledge of various computer software, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  

Salaries vary with position. Minimum starting salary is $1,383.47 per 30-hour work week.

If you are interested in pursuing employment opportunities with CUPE, please send us your resume via email to:

You can also apply at:
Human Resources
Canadian Union of Public Employees
1375 St. Laurent Boulevard
Ottawa, ON K1G 0Z7

CUPE is committed to providing an inclusive, respectful, accessible, and healthy workplace environment that is equitable and fair at all levels of its organization. We are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population and communities in which we live and serve. CUPE encourages applications from qualified members of the five (5) designated equity groups: Women, Indigenous people, Black and Racialized people, Persons with Disabilities, and 2SLGBTQI+ people.

Upon request and at any stage of the recruitment and/or selection process, we will provide reasonable accommodations for candidates who have a temporary or a permanent disability. Please contact the Human Resources department to request an accommodation if needed at

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No calls please.