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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.



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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 Midland Branch location.


Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1) - Midland Branch
20 hrs per week


Responsible for the day-to-day care and cleanliness of the animals and premises. Provide medical aid and/or first aid to animals as instructed. Provide customer service to the public and performs reception duties in the branch. Please note this position requires regular weekend work.


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
• In the event of injury, working cooperatively with Supervisor to facilitate an early and safe return to work


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


If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by August 15, 2014 to:


Cathy Hawke
Acting Branch Manager, Midland & District Branch, Ontario SPCA
15979 Hwy. 12 E, RR#1, Port McNicoll, ON, L0K 1R0
Fax: 705-534-4459
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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 Office in Newmarket.

 

Dispatcher – Provincial Office
Part Time Position 12 hours per week

 

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
• Provides emergency dispatch services for all incoming animal control and investigation calls at the Provincial Office
• Gathers specific information from complainants to dispatch to individual officers
• Tracks the whereabouts of the Provincial Inspectorate to ensure their safety
• Maintains dispatch log of all incoming calls
• Enters new complaints into PetPoint
• Assists officers with entry of cases into PetPoint, as required
• Provides switchboard relief for Provincial Office Reception
• Follows policies and procedures set out by the Society and reports all incidents to his/her immediate supervisor immediately
• Works in a safe manner and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations
• Completes various administration tasks including review and filing of daily reports
• Reviews invoices and codes for various departments
• Assists with input to various database software
• Orders supplies for the department
• Other Duties as required.

 

Qualifications/Experience Required

• Strong administrative experience – 5+ years
• Minimum grade 12 or equivalent
• Knowledge of Microsoft Access and Excel an asset
• Previous dispatch experience
• Knowledge of municipal, provincial and federal legislation that pertains to animals would be an asset
• Able to deal with difficult situations in a calm manner
• Excellent communication skills required both verbal and written
• Excellent listening, interpersonal and customer service skills
• Must be detail oriented and flexible to perform a variety of duties
• Must be a team player and have a genuine compassion for animals
• Must be familiar with Windows and Microsoft Office applications

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by August 4, 2014 to:

 

Maureen Barclay
ACO Supervisor
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We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA; however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.



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