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Employment

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Orillia Animal Centre location.

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1)/ Animal Control Officer (ACO) – Orillia Animal Centre

Full Time Position – Approximately 35 hours per week

ACA1 Position – 10 hours week

ACO    Position – 25 hours week

Reporting to the Animal Centre Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining effective animal care protocol and procedures. Essential functions include:

 ACA1 Position

  • Feeding, bathing, grooming, exercising and care of animals
  • General cleaning and disinfecting of premises and equipment
  • Laundry duties, customer service
  • Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Computer knowledge required

ACO Position

As an Animal Control Officer, you will be responsible for Animal Control By-Law enforcement.  The successful candidate will be required to work weekends, evenings and/or a rotation schedule.  In addition, the candidate must be available to work stand-by shifts as required to respond to after hour emergencies and on occasion to cover for vacation.

The successful candidate will possess an O.S.S.D. or equivalent and post secondary education in Police Foundations, Law and Security Education, or Animal Enforcement. Experience with animal handling is preferred. If considered, you must have a Valid Class “G” driver’s license and be able to provide and maintain a clean Drivers Abstract and Police Clearance Certificate.  Moderate to heavy physical effort is involved in this position.  Candidate must possess excellent conflict resolution skills.  We are looking for a team player with excellent negotiation, interpersonal and conflict management skills.  Working knowledge of MS office applications would be an asset. 

You will also have the ability to work in a team environment and take direction well. The ability to work under stress is essential.

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by August 12, 2017 to:

Carol Beard

Animal Centre Manager, Orillia

467 West Street North, Orillia, ON, L3V 5G1

cbeard@ospca.on.ca

Please Specify “ACA – ACO Orillia” in the subject line

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or resumes@ospca.on.ca

 


 


Animal Care Attendant, Peterborough Humane Society
Part-time- up to 24 hours per week

POSITION SUMMARY
We are currently hiring for a part-time (up to 24 hours per week) Animal Care Attendant position who will be responsible for daily animal care, enrichment of animals, infection control and bio security.
Reporting directly to the Centre Operations Manager and the PHS Executive Director, the Animal Care Attendant will also work closely with the centre Registered Veterinary Technician.

RESPONSIBILITIES
 Cleaning and disinfection of animal areas.  Animal nutrition and feeding.  Performing animal examinations, administering vaccinations and medications.  Monitoring individual animal health.  Providing daily enrichment for the animals within the centre.  Accurate records management including data collection and entry.  Ensure infection control and bio security procedures are followed for the premises, animal housing units and equipment used within the centre.  Work in compliance with all centre policies and procedures.  Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

QUALIFICATIONS
 Demonstrated excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.  Be self motivated and have the ability to work as a part of a team.  Must have an understanding and commitment to animal welfare philosophies and practices.  Must be flexible to perform a variety of duties.  Must not have allergies limiting or affecting exposure to animals.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Prior experience or relevant training an asset.

To apply for or inquire more about this exciting employment opportunity, please email by Wednesday, August 16th, 2017:

Andrew Fraser
Executive Director
Peterborough Humane Society
a.fraser@ptbohs.com


Registered Veterinary Technician/Administrative Assistant, Peterborough Humane Society
Approx. 1 year contract position- maternity leave coverage

POSITION SUMMARY
We are currently hiring for a (1 year contract position- maternity leave coverage) Registered Veterinary Technician/Administrative Assistant position who will be responsible for daily evaluation of animal health within the centre, infection control and bio security, liaise with community veterinary partners and conduct administrative assistance such as clerical duties, donor support and writing correspondence memos and forms. Reporting directly to the Centre Operations Manager and the PHS Executive Director, the Registered Veterinary Technician/Administrative Assistant will also work closely with the centre Animal Care Attendants, Animal Control department and Development and Outreach department.

RESPONSIBILITIES
 Performing examinations, administering treatments and performing diagnostic tests on animals within the centre.  Monitoring animal health, completing daily rounds, creating daily task lists and ensuring adequate animal flow within the centre.  Book surgical procedures, veterinary appointments and create individual and population health plans with community veterinarians.  Ensure infection control and bio security procedures are followed for the premises, animal housing units and equipment used within the centre.  Accurate records management including data collection and entry.  Maintaining inventory and ordering of medical supplies, vaccines and animal food.
 Maintaining the PHS Foster Parent program and match foster parents with animals requiring foster care.
 Reports directly to the Centre Operations Manager with animal related matters and meet together on an ongoing basis to ensure best practice in animal welfare management is adhered to at all times.
 Perform various administrative and clerical duties including minute taking, memo writing and ongoing publishing of new and existing policies and procedures.
 Update and maintain the donor database, process donations and issue charitable tax receipts.
 Create routine reports through both animal management and donor database programs.
 Follows the policies and procedures set out by the Society and reports all incidents to his/her immediate supervisor immediately while working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

 QUALIFICATIONS
 Must be a graduate of an OAVT Accredited Veterinary Technician program and hold a current RVT status.  Demonstrated excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.  Be self-motivated and have the ability to work as a part of a team.  Must have an understanding and commitment to animal welfare philosophies and practices.  Must not have allergies limiting or affecting exposure to animals.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
 Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and operating standard office equipment.
 Must have administrative support and clerical duty experience.

To apply for or inquire more about this exciting employment opportunity, please email by Wednesday, August 16th, 2017:
Andrew Fraser
Executive Director
Peterborough Humane Society
a.fraser@ptbohs.com


The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Midland Animal Centre location.

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1) - Midland Animal Centre

Part-time Position – Approximately 15-20 hours per week

Responsible for the day-to-day care and cleanliness of the animals and premises.  Provides medical aid and/or first aid to animals as instructed.  Provides customer service to the public and performs reception duties in the Animal Centre. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Feeding of all animals housed within the branch
  • General cleaning and disinfecting of the premises and equipment used within the shelter, i.e. food bowls, cat litter pans, utensils, carrying cages
  • Laundry Duties as required
  • General bathing and grooming of animals
  • Vaccinating and deworming shelter animals
  • Notifying supervisor of any health problems or concerns regarding the animals
  • Exercising of animals
  • Assisting the public with adoptions and inquiries
  • Following policies and procedures set out by the Society and reporting all incidents to his/her supervisor immediately
  • Working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations.
  • Immediately reporting all incidents of injury, property damage, absence of or failure of a protective device and/or equipment to the supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a genuine compassion for animals
  • Animal care training and experience would be an asset
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Must be flexible to perform a variety of duties
  • Must not have allergies limiting or affecting exposure to animals
  • Class G Drivers License is required
  • Must have completed grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by email or fax only (no phone calls please) by August 24  2017 to:

Caytlynn Crosier

Midland Animal Centre Manager

F: 705-534-4459

ccrosier@ospca.on.ca

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or resumes@ospca.on.ca

 


The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Orillia Animal Centre location.

Animal Control Officer (ACO) – Orillia Animal Centre

Full Time Position – Approximately 35 hours per week

ACO Position

As an Animal Control Officer, you will be responsible for Animal Control By-Law enforcement.  The successful candidate will be required to work weekends, evenings and/or a rotation schedule.  In addition, the candidate must be available to work stand-by shifts as required to respond to after hour emergencies and on occasion to cover for vacation.

The successful candidate will possess an O.S.S.D. or equivalent and post secondary education in Police Foundations, Law and Security Education, or Animal Enforcement. Experience with animal handling is preferred. If considered, you must have a Valid Class “G” driver’s license and be able to provide and maintain a clean Drivers Abstract and Police Clearance Certificate.  Moderate to heavy physical effort is involved in this position.  Candidate must possess excellent conflict resolution skills.  We are looking for a team player with excellent negotiation, interpersonal and conflict management skills.  Working knowledge of MS office applications would be an asset. 

You will also have the ability to work in a team environment and take direction well. The ability to work under stress is essential.

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by August 17, 2017 to:

Carol Beard

Animal Centre Manager, Orillia

467 West Street North, Orillia, ON, L3V 5G1

cbeard@ospca.on.ca

Please Specify “ACO – Orillia” in the subject line

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or resumes@ospca.on.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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