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Subject: city employees
Does anyone know if immigrants can apply for jobs with the likes of the police or fire departments. Any advice appreciated
[16-01-2008,16:30]
[**.151.167.223]
ciaran
(in reply to: city employees)
YES.

Immigrants can apply for all federal & Provincial jobs.

However, for the federal jobs priority will be given to the full citizens before the PRs.

[16-01-2008,16:51]
[***.254.208.246]
Departed_Canadian
(in reply to: city employees)
Along the same lines, does anyone know what the requirements are for a federal clearance? We are looking for employment in Ottawa, and much of the type of work my husband does requires a clearance, as it could be at least indirectly used by the government (it seems all government jobs or government contract work apparently require this clearance). I suppose having just gone through a thorough background check for the PR process it isn´t anything to worry about, but I was wondering if anyone has any more information on what is required.
[16-01-2008,17:34]
[**.72.65.70]
wannabecanadian
(in reply to: city employees)
Not Sure.

I would directly ask related HR officials who post the job postings.

[16-01-2008,18:06]
[***.254.208.246]
Departed_Canadian
(in reply to: city employees)
Thanks DC. I don´t think it´s a big deal; we´ve just been wondering.
[16-01-2008,18:45]
[**.72.65.70]
wannabecanadian
(in reply to: city employees)
You need to be a citizen for the RCMP, other provincial forces may have different regs.
[16-01-2008,22:22]
[***.29.23.218]
Anonymous
(in reply to: city employees)
depends on the level of clearence required. There are jobs that need a clearence and are available for PRs.

The RCMP is a good example of what you can´t do as a PR :)

But yes, the person posting the job (or a similar one) should know.

[17-01-2008,04:02]
[***.166.46.165]
jose
(in reply to: city employees)
PRs are OK to apply for city police & firefighters like jobs without any reservation.
[17-01-2008,09:50]
[***.254.208.246]
Departed_Canadian
Yes! (in reply to: city employees)
Right, PR immigrants can apply for any federal job.
[18-01-2008,11:22]
[**.232.199.50]
Samurai

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