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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 close to 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
This is a split role: Full Time Position – Approximately 35 hours per week
ACA1 Position – 10 hours week
ACO    Position – 25 hours week 

This is a temporary contract until August 21, 2018, with the possibility for extension. 

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 May 29, 2018 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


 


The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports close to 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following position is located at Provincial Office.

IT Analyst
Full Time Position – 40 hours per week

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director of Finance and IT, the IT Analyst is responsible for providing first level IT support for the following technologies: workstations, servers, printers, networks, internet/WAN, telephone, mobile devices, security system and vendor specific hardware/software.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide a high level of customer service as the primary IT contact in the organization
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems for end users at approximately 20 animal centres and provincial office
  • Use tracking system to record all inquiries received in accordance with the established procedures
  • Work with the IT provider to ensure requests are routed to the proper resource and escalate issues that require senior engineer level of support
  • Communication with staff to inform them of incident progress, notification of impending changes or agreed outages
  • Basic support relating to: Microsoft Office and operating systems
  • Basic support at the network level: WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls, and security
  • Basic remote access solution implementation and support: VPN, Terminal Services, and Citrix
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, repair and perform maintenance on desktops, laptops, tablets, thin clients, printers, blackberries, Mac, audio video equipment, and other hardware
  • Coordinate new and departing users to ensure requests are completed in a timely manner
  • Maintain provincial office telephone and security system
  • Maintain IT asset inventory logs for PC’s, printers and other hardware
  • Support to all IT projects, including the transition of the current network to a Citrix-based cloud network for the provincial office and animal centres
  • After hours support as required (i.e.: evenings and weekends)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Related University degree or College diploma or equivalent, preferably in IT
  • 2 to 3 years of related experience
  • Tier 1 help desk support
  • Microsoft or CompTIA certifications an asset
  • Advanced understanding of operating systems, business applications, printing and network systems
  • Experience working in a Citrix environment
  • Ethernet network topology experience and TCP/IP proficiency an asset
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, File Server and Network Security as asset
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Experience within a small to medium sized organization
  • Ability to work independently, adapt to change, multi-task and meet timelines
  • Some travel required
  • Must be a team player

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter by May 31, 2018 to:

 

AnneMarie Dupuis, CHRP
Manager, Human Resources
resumes@ospca.on.ca
Please quote “ANALYST” in the subject line of your email 

 

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 close to 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Renfrew County Animal Centre.

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1) – Renfrew
Part Time – 28 hours per week

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

  • 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
  • Animal transfer as required

Qualifications

  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays.
  • Team player and good judgement
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays
  • Valid G Class Driver’s License and maintenance of a clean driver abstract
  • Proven ability to work under stress essential
  • Completion of OSSD
  • Preference will be given to those who have completed or are enrolled in post secondary education relating to animal welfare

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by May 22, 2018 to:

Amanda Eckersley
Renfrew Centre Manager
Pembroke, ON  

aeckersley@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “ACA1” 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


 

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports close to 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Orangeville Thrift Store, Paws and Claws. 

Canada Summer Jobs Student Position – Thrift Store Assistant
Must be attending school full time, returning in September 2018 and be between 15 and 30 years of age

Full Time Summer Position – 8 week duration
30 hours per week

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Thrift Store Manager, the role of the Thrift Store Assistant is to support the Manager in every aspect of the store, such as community marketing and fundraising initiatives, as well as customer service and retail duties.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Cashier duties
  • Greeting and assisting customers
  • Sorting and pricing donated items
  • Displaying and organizing merchandise
  • Tidying and cleaning of the store
  • Receiving and sorting donation drop offs
  • Garbage and recycling
  • Community marketing and fundraising

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Full time student returning to school in September
  • Ability to work for a duration of 8 weeks without interruption
  • Team player
  • A general understanding of the Ontario SPCA and a commitment to animal welfare practices and philosophies
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Self motivating and energetic in order to enhance or encourage a positive camp experience for all participants
  • Strong Organizing and planning skills
  • Critical thinking abilities
  • Clear police record check
  • Certified First Aid and CPR an asset
  • Retail experience an asset
  • Customer service experience an asset

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by May 31, 2018 to:

 

Dawn Lyons
Thrift Store Manager
Ontario SPCA
dlyons@ospca.on.ca
Please quote “Summer Student” 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

 


 

 

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

Animal Welfare Associate- Provincial Education and Animal Centre, Stouffville
Full time – Approximately 40 hours per week

As an Animal Welfare Associate, you will have the opportunity to work at the Ontario SPCA’s flagship Education and Animal Centre (PEAC) to help change animals’ lives everyday. You will model best practices using current standards of animal care. You will perform daily animal care duties to meet these current standards. 

Reporting to the Animal Welfare Coach, you will work closely with the Lead Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and other staff to provide daily animal care, enrichment, infection control and biosecurity.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes daily husbandry duties of all animals housed within the Centre
  • Implements and follows animal enrichment programs
  • Compliance with effective infection control and biosecurity of the premises, animal housing units inside and outside, and equipment used within the Centre
  • Animal socialization including bathing, grooming and exercising of animals as required
  • Notifies Animal Welfare Coach of any health problems or concerns regarding the animals including changes in physical and emotional conditions
  • Participates in euthanasia decisions and procedures
  • Acts as a resource for student veterinarians, student veterinary technicians and others participating in a placement for their professional training
  • Shares knowledge on animal handling and animal behaviours with visitors and volunteers
  • Follows policies and procedures set out by the Society and reports all incidents of non-compliance and property damage to his/her immediate supervisor immediately
  • Responsible for accurate records management including data collection and data entry
  • Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Participates in cross-training for other positions

 

QUALIFICATIONS

As the ideal candidate, you will have a good working knowledge of animal welfare practices.  Other qualifications include:

  • Animal care education and experience
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of and commitment to animal welfare practices and philosophies
  • Proven effective communication, interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of infection control and prevention
  • Excellent organizational and observational skills
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve
  • Committed to working as a team member
  • Self-motivated with ability to follow instructions independently
  • Intermediate level computer skills necessary; social media experience an asset
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Must not have allergies limiting or affecting exposure to animals
  • Valid G drivers license and the ability to maintain a clear drivers abstract
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

 

Please forward your resume indicating which position you are applying for by May 24, 2018 to:

Katie Lewis
Ontario SPCA
Interim Provincial Education & Animal Centre Manager
klewis@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 close to 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic, Spay/Neuter Services, Barrie location):

Veterinarian- Barrie High-Volume Spay/Neuter Services
Part-Time Position - approximately 16 to 24 hours per week

Looking for a change?  Love surgery?  Committed to ending pet overpopulation?  We want you!

Seeking an experienced surgeon, confident and caring, for a high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter clinic based on the ASPCA’s gold standard Humane Alliance model (www.humanealliance.org ), to perform 20-25 sterilizations per day.

We are looking for a highly skilled surgeon who has a passion for animal welfare and is quality-driven, to be responsible for the daily care and sterilization of all surgical patients at our spay/neuter facility.  You will be surrounded by professional, competent, compassionate and quality-driven individuals and work in a fast-paced, energetic environment with predictable daytime hours.

This is a unique opportunity available for a special individual who is interested in promoting animal welfare by combating the pet overpopulation crisis, and holds a general practice, non-restricted CVO license.

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter including salary expectations by May 31, 2018 to:   

Jennifer Tucker
Co-Manager
Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic
Spay/Neuter Services, Ontario SPCA
91A Patterson Rd, Barrie, ON
jtucker@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 close to 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Provincial Education and Animal Centre.

Canada Summer Jobs Student Position – Summer Camp Counsellor
Must be attending school full time, returning in September 2018 and be between 17 and 30 years of age 

Full Time Summer Position – 8 week duration
35 hours per week 

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

Reporting to the Assistant Camp Leader, the role of the Camp Counsellor is to enhance the camper’s experience, and to provide a fun and safe learning environment.  Utilizing Ontario SPCA Humane Education Guidelines, the counsellor will guide and encourage camp participants to develop an informed knowledge, respect and compassion towards each other, animals, the environment, and our community.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for aiding program staff during activities.
  • Responsible for both animals and children during socialization periods, understanding the importance of the lessons.
  • Provide leadership and support to fellow counsellors and campers.
  • Responsible for being an active part of all camp activities i.e. crafts, outdoor games and learning, camp field trips, hikes, animal socialization, free time activities, etc.
  • Responsible for knowing the location of their campers at all times.
  • Responsible for promoting a positive healthy environment for the camper and providing strong leadership skills for the campers
  • Welcome and introduce special guests and presenters.
  • Develop a good working relationship with the program staff, other Ontario SPCA staff and camp leader.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma
  • Prior Camp counselor experience an asset
  • Prior work with animals an asset
  • A general understanding of the Ontario SPCA and a commitment to animal welfare practices and philosophies
  • Demonstrated  verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Self motivating and energetic in order to enhance or encourage a positive camp experience for all participants
  • Strong Organizing and planning skills
  • Critical thinking abilities
  • Clear police record check and vulnerable sector screening required
  • Certified First Aid and CPR an asset

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by May 24, 2018 to:

 

Katie Lewis
Interim Centre Manager
Ontario SPCA
Provincial Education & Animal Centre Manager
klewis@ospca.on.ca
Please quote “Camp Counsellor” 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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