Other – General Application

The Communications Security Establishment is committed to protecting the privacy rights of individuals, including safeguarding the personal information you provide voluntarily.

The information you provide on this form is collected under the Financial Administration Act for the administration of recruitment and staffing activities, for statistical purposes and may be disclosed to the CSE’s Corporate Security to initiate the Personal Security Screening process, as per the Personal Information Bank PSU 917. Failure to provide this personal information may result in your application not being considered for employment opportunities at CSE. Your personal information is protected under the Privacy Act, which gives individuals the right to access and correct their personal information as required. It will be retained in the Personal Information Bank PSU 911 and PSE 902 and it will be use, disclosed and retained in accordance with the conditions listed therein. For more information, please consult CSE's transparency section on our website.

Please ensure information you provide is free of third party personal information and references to your social insurance number.

By submitting your application you consent to the terms of the above privacy notice statement.

To apply to this position, please complete the form below. The asterisk (*) denotes mandatory fields.


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Do you have any concerns about the CSE Mandate or working in a high security environment? *


For additional information regarding general second official languages qualifications, please click here.

For additional information regarding general second official languages qualifications, please click here.

Employment Equity
Recruitment to CSE is based on the principles of Merit and Employment Equity. Your voluntary response to the questions below will assist us in determining whether CSE is becoming a more representative workforce.
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Please note that your responses will be used as part of the Communications Security Establishment screening process, which involves competency-based assessments, a security interview, a polygraph test, a psychological assessment, and a background investigation covering a minimum of your last 10 years history, including credit and financial verifications. The entire selection process may take over a year. Please be advised that any false or incorrect information in your application will render your application void. We suggest that you review our hiring and security process carefully before submitting your application.

CSE is a separate organization and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA). The organization has its own values-based staffing regime and as such has the flexibility to determine qualifications for positions and how these qualifications will be assessed in a selection process.

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