For information about career opportunities with the Ontario SPCA please read the available positions below. The Ontario SPCA Provincial Office and its 56 Branches and affiliated Humane Societies employ a wide variety of staff from animal care attendants to investigators and more. Keep checking for new and updated employment opportunities across Ontario or check with your local shelter.
The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Newmarket and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at our Provincial Office location.
Animal Control Officer – Provincial Office Part Time Weekend Position- 18 hrs per week
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. Criminal record check required.
If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by October 24, 2014 to:
Call Centre and Animal Control Supervisor
16586 Woodbine Ave Newmarket, ON L3Y 4W1
We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Newmarket and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Provincial Education and Animal Centre in Newmarket.
We are currently hiring for Animal Welfare Associate positions who will be responsible for daily animal care, enrichment of animals, infection control and bio security.
Completing daily husbandry duties for animals housed within the Centre, including but not limited to; cleaning and disinfection of animal areas, animal nutrition and feeding, monitoring individual animal health, and accurate records management including data collection and entry. This position will also assist in the training and orientation of new staff and volunteers, and ensure infection control procedures are followed for the premises, animal housing units and equipment used within the Centre, while working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
The ideal candidate must have a good working knowledge of animal welfare practices, excellent customer service skills, be self motivated with a high energy level, and the ability to work as a part of a team. Key strengths must include critical thinking skills, the ability to problem solve, flexibility, and high work standards. Experience in Social Media an asset.
Registered Veterinary Technician or equivalent experience an asset. You must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. You must be available to work varying shifts including weekends and holidays.
Please forward your resume indicating which position you are applying for by October 31st, 2014 to: