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The staff of Canadian missions consists of two categories: Canada-Based Staff and Locally-Engaged Staff.

Canada-Based Staff are recruited by various government departments in Canada. They are employees who have a diplomatic status when posted abroad. For information about joining the Canadian Foreign Service and writing the Foreign Service Exam, please refer to the Department of Foreign Affairs website.

Locally-Engaged Staff are recruited locally by the Embassy. Here in The Hague, employment opportunities are posted on our website when a vacant position is to be staffed by way of an open competition. These job opportunities are only open to individuals holding a valid document proving their right to work in the  Netherlands and currently residing in the Netherlands


Our benefits package aims to support our goal of attracting and retaining the best people for the Canadian Embassy in The Hague.
We regularly compare ourselves to a select group of other businesses targeting the same pool of talent. This enables us to maintain an attractively positioned salary and benefit package.

Our remuneration package includes:

  • Monthly Salary and Vacation Bonus
  • Shared Cost Pension Scheme
  • Annual Leave and 13 Statutory Holidays
  • Full Participation in the Dutch Social Security System
  • Training and Personal Development Opportunities
  • Performance Based Annual Increments

Job opportunities are listed below, when available.


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