Thursday, August 19, 2010

Is your dream to work at the Ottawa Humane Society?

The Ottawa Humane Society is looking for a Part Time Veterinary Technician

Overall Purpose: Under the direction of the Kennel Supervisor, the Veterinary Technician is responsible for the health and well-being of OHS and other animals.

Professional Responsibilities

  • Ensure the emotional and physical health of OHS animals
  • Provide medical and general animal assessment services
  • Monitor animal health and well-being
  • Administer prescribed treatments and other medical interventions
  • Provide information and support to OHS customers and other OHS staff
  • Assist veterinarians for rounds and as required

Education and Experience:

  • A Veterinary Technician diploma from a recognized college
  • 2 to 5 years clinical experience
  • Supervisory and/or training experience
  • Related work experience


  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English are required
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is preferred

Essential duties and working conditions:

  • Employees will be required to work evening, holiday and weekend shifts
  • Employment is conditional upon the ability to provide services in a safe manner, including, but not limited to lifts and transfers of large animals
  • Employees will be required to wear a uniform designated by the employer
  • Employment is conditional upon maintaining confidentiality of OHS information
  • Employment is conditional upon the ability to work around all species of animals safely
To download and complete the job application, visit the OHS Job Opportunities webpage.

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