Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network.
Why work at CPKC:
There are many reasons why more than 20,000 employees have chosen to work at CPKC, including:
- Diversity in the workplace
We support an open and honest work environment where differences are valued and all employees are given equal opportunity to contribute and develop.
- Our Foundations
A building is only as strong as its foundation; railroads are no different
- Compensation & Benefits
Our compensation program is benchmarked yearly to ensure our compensation practices reflect the realities of the market.
- Health and Safety of our employees
No job is so important that proper time cannot be taken to do it safely. At CPKC, safety is an absolute priority.
At CPKC, we're all railroaders and our culture is one of hard work, accountability and doing what we say we'll do. Why? Because we want to see our customers' businesses grow. Our company's ongoing growth and pursuit of both new transportation initiatives and operational improvement require a highly skilled, flexible and committed workforce.
Learn more about the many career opportunities with CPKC:
We recognize the invaluable skills and experience that you have gained from serving for your country. That's why we want to be your first choice in a new career outside the military. We offer rewarding careers, competitive pay and benefits, and advancement opportunities.
Not sure where to start? / Application Advice:
We encourage military personnel to apply at CPKC within 90 days of your release from service. The following tips and advice will help you apply for position online and prepare for an interview.
Click the link below to guide you to a career opportunity with CPKC that will align with your military experience:
When to Apply:
We recommend that you apply for open positions within 90 days of the actual date you can begin work. This will allow time to find the position that best matches your previous education and experience. Depending on the position, the recruitment process typically takes 5-8 weeks after a job posting closes to complete the process. To understand more about the hiring process for a particular position, please visit the hiring process.
How to Apply:
- Create an account profile on our website.
- When you apply for positions, you are required to self-identify as “Military Organization” for the question “How did you hear about this position?”
- If there are currently no positions in your area that match your qualifications, we encourage you to create a Job Profile (account) and set-up ‘Job Alerts’ that will advise you when new jobs have been posted in your area of interest.
- For more information on how to apply, create a profile, or a job alert, please read our frequently asked questions.
If you have a local address in the geographical location of the job you are applying for, use that address on your resume. Please also use an email address and telephone number where you can receive communication from CPKC. Most communication for our jobs postings are via email, so it is important that you check your email regularly for updates.
Website: Our careers website is https://www.cpkcr.com/en-ca/careers
Disclaimer: At CPKC, we value and recognize the invaluable skills and experience you have gained from serving your country. Leadership, teamwork, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a strong focus on safety are among the many skills that veterans bring to railroading. That's why we want to be your first choice in a new career outside the military.
The skills and experience you’ve gained while serving in the military align exceptionally well with the railroading industry.
There are no limits to how far your career will take you with CPKC. We offer career growth and professional development opportunities.