CUPE is expanding its inventory of qualified candidates to fill short and long-term temporary specialist assignments that may arise from time to time, at the National office in Ottawa and its numerous offices across the country.

There are immediate needs for qualified bilingual candidates with excellent written and verbal skills in both official languages.

Candidates to specialist positions should have demonstrated relevant experience and education in the specialized fields of communications, legal services, equality, research, health and safety, job evaluation, or adult education.

All candidates must have knowledge, experience and commitment to the trade union movement. They must all be familiar with issues that unions face, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and be able to effectively work with people at all levels within the union, government, and other organizations.

Candidates should have extensive knowledge and experience, hold a university degree or certificate in a related field, or a combination of relevant education and direct work experience. Candidates should also be free to travel and work weekends, as needed.

Salaries vary with position. Minimum starting salary is $1,964.15 per week.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in a specialized field such as communications, legal services, equality, research, health and safety, job evaluation or continuing education, 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.