Assistant Veterinary Technician

Why work with the Ottawa Humane Society

 

Ready for the next exciting step in your career?

At the OHS, you will enjoy extensive opportunities for professional development, a supportive, collaborative team, mentorship, and competitive compensation.

And best of all, you will go home each day knowing you are helping those who can’t help themselves.

The wage range for assistant veterinary technician is $20.32 – $24.72 per hour.

Casual: Scheduled based on availability and organizational need to cover for vacation and sick days. Candidates are required to provide daytime, evenings and weekend availability.

Who is the assistant veterinary technician

The assistant veterinary technician is someone who enjoys working directly with animals.

The assistant veterinary technician is a team player who is comfortable in a collaborative, highly efficient team.

The assistant veterinary technician is organized and knowledgeable in veterinary care.

The assistant veterinary technician thrives on process and has a keen eye for detail.

View the full job description for the casual position.

Like what you see? We want you!

If this position interests you and you can imagine the OHS being the next step in your career, email your resume and cover letter to the attention of the manager: human resources, careers@ottawahumane.ca.

Here are some things we’d love to hear about you. Tell us about your:

  • Education and how you will apply it in this role;
  • Experience working with animals and how you keep your work day organized; and,
  • Experience working with others and managing conflict.

At the OHS we’re big on safety. Safety for our staff, volunteers, clients and animals. To keep everyone safe, we require all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with exceptions for medical exemptions and accommodation under human rights legislation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities. Please let us know if you require accommodation at any point during your application.