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 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:
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 Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital, Newmarket location.
Registered Veterinary Technician – Spay/Neuter Services, Newmarket Full-Time Position – 40 hours per week
As the Registered Veterinary Technician, you will be responsible for providing technical assistance to the veterinarians and assisting with general clinic operations. You will also be responsible for the care of animals housed in the hospital and general cleanliness of the hospital. You will assist the staff veterinarian with all aspects of surgical procedures, laboratory and treatment requirements.
Candidates must have previous experience in a similar position in a hospital or clinic and animal care knowledge. Successful applicants will be team players with exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills. Candidates must have own transportation and able to work flexible hours including weekends. Candidates should have no allergies affected by ongoing exposure to animals.
If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by November 3, 2014 to:
Manager, Spay/Neuter Services
16586 Woodbine Ave., RR 3
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.