Canadian Armed Forces Transition Services
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Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Transition Services assist members of the CAF who have been or will be released in making the transition to the civilian workforce. This transition program encourages prospective employers, including private and public sector organizations, to consider providing employment opportunities to releasing CAF members.
All serving or former members who have been honorably released and qualified in their occupation are eligible.
For members who will medically release
Please contact your local Integrated Personnel Support Centre for more details, or contact CAF Transition Services at 1-800-883-6094 or +TRANSITION.CAF-FAC@CMP DCSM@Ottawa-Hull (Internal) or DND.Transition.MDN@forces.gc.ca (External).
For members who will non-medically release
Please contact your Base/Wing Personnel Selection Officer for more details, or contact CAF Transition Services at 1-800-883-6094 or +TRANSITION.CAF-FAC@CMP DCSM@Ottawa-Hull (Internal) or DND.Transition.MDN@forces.gc.ca (External).
Anyone medically releasing should read The Guide to Benefits, Programs, and Services for Serving and Former Canadian Forces Members and their Families.
The following websites can assist transitioning Canadian Armed Forces members with finding employment. They are not official Department of National Defence (DND) websites.
Canada Company assists CAF members transitioning out of the military to obtain employment in the civilian workforce, serving as a bridge to Canada Company’s (CAF Friendly) employer partners.
Helmets to Hardhats
Helmets to Hardhats (H2H) Canada is a partnership with Canada's Building Trades Unions, their many employers across Canada and Government stakeholders.
Service Canada assists with job seeking, résumé writing, and so on.
Priority Hiring for the Federal Public Service
CAF members who are medically released are entitled to priority hiring by the Federal Public Service.
The Prince's Operation Entrepreneur provides servicemen and women transitioning from the CAF with the education, financing and mentoring needed to launch and sustain successful businesses.
The program combines the strengths of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation’s (CYBF) 16 years of mentoring and financing entrepreneurs with SIFE Memorial’s internationally recognized business boot camp for veterans. The program is currently being managed by Prince’s Charities Canada and is administered by its partners.
Based in Business
(English only) Based in Business is a component of The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur, which is an exclusive program for recently retired and transitioning Canadian Armed Forces members interested in entrepreneurship.
This year, successful applicants will have the opportunity to attend Based in Business, a free of charge, week-long entrepreneurial boot camp held at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s, University of Regina, Sask and Université Laval, Quebec.
SISIP Vocational Rehabilitation
The mission of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program is to prepare former CAF personnel who qualify for long-term disability (LTD) benefits to obtain gainful employment in the civilian workforce.
Hire a Veteran
Hire a Veteran is a partnership between Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), corporate Canada and local businesses that assists Veterans of the CAF transitioning from military careers to civilian careers in the private sector.
|Job Title||Rate of Pay||Posting Date /|
|Varies||Varies||Varies||Varies||Varies||Varies||Check regularly to ensure you are aware of possible employment opportunities
Apply online at CN
|CFMWS||Varies||Varies||Varies||Varies||Varies||Varies||Check regularly to ensure you are aware of possible employment opportunities
Apply online at CFMWS
|Armour Security and Protection Services||Hotel Security Guard||$12-$13.25/hour||Contact Employer||Vancouver BC||English||Full Time||Submit resume to Armour Security Canada|
|The HALO Trust||IEDD Specialist||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Western and Central Africa||English and French||Full Time||Apply online at Workable - The HALO Trust|
|The HALO Trust||Ammunition Technician||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||English and French||Full Time||Apply online at Workable - The HALO Trust|
|The HALO Trust||Programme Manager||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Central African Republic||English and French||Full Time||Apply online at Workable - The HALO Trust|
|Structural Insights Group||Nondestructive Testing Inspector||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Morin Heights QC||Contact Employer||Full Time or Part Time||
Submit resume to:
|Structural Insights Group||Bookkeeper/Office Assistant||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Morin Heights QC||Contact Employer||Full Time or Part Time||
Submit resume to:
|Eaton||Automated Specialist||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Montreal QC||French||Full Time||Apply online at Eaton Talent Network|
|MC Auto and Transmissions||Automotive Service Technician||$70,000+ typically||Contact Employer||Delta BC||English||Full Tim||Submit resume to: Dan Batista|
|Primaris||Security Officer||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Kingston ON||English||Part Time||Submit resume to: Harry Guittard|
|Funding Innovation||Region Program Manager (4 Positions)||$40,000 to $60,000||Contact Employer||Varies||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||
Submit resume to:
|VELUX||Inside Sales/Customer Service||Salary||Contact Employer||Port Coquitlam BC||Contact Employer||Full Time||Submit resume to: Danielle Seguin|
|The Longevity Project Clinic||Administrative Team Member||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Komoka ON||English||Contact Employer||Submit resume to: Longevity Project Clinic email|
|Modern Dog Inc. & Modern Cat Inc||Account Manager-Sales||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Railtown BC||English||Full Time||
Please apply with cover letter and resume with subject line Account Manager to: Modern Dog Magazine email
|LaCapitale||Insurance Advisor||Contact Employer||Contact Employer||Edmonton AB||English||Full Time||Submit resume to: LaCapitale email|
Other job boards include BioTalent Canada.
CAF Transition Services
Director Casualty Support Management (DCSM)
National Defence Headquarters
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K2