Senior Manager: Operations

Why work with the Ottawa Humane Society?


Working with the Ottawa Humane Society, you will join a team of compassionate, driven people dedicated to making a difference for the animals.

At the OHS, investing in our people makes it possible for more to be done for animals in need and to prepare for the future.

You will enjoy extensive opportunities for professional development, a supportive, collaborative team, mentorship, flexibility and competitive compensation.

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

The salary for senior manager: operations is between $81,355 and $98,125 per year and the position also receives generous sick leave, vacation, life insurance, long term disability, employer paid extended health and dental benefits and a registered pension plan.

This is a full time permanent position working 37.5 hours per week.

Who is the senior manager: operations?

The manager is a hub for all things animal at the OHS. They oversee animal care, admissions, rehoming, our foster program and mobile spay/neuter services.

The manager is someone who thrives on organization, and loves creating, maintaining and improving systems and operations to ensure Ottawa’s animals receive the best care possible and find their forever homes.

The manager is someone who has a strong hand for leadership and inspires others to work at their very best.

The manager is someone who is ever curious and is constantly exploring, researching and seeking out new opportunities, methods, and knowledge to further expand and refine the OHS’s services for animals.

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Like what you see? We want you!

If this position interests you and you imagine the OHS being the next step in your career, please email your resume and cover letter to the attention of the manager: human resources,

We know there is so much more to a person than a degree or years spent in an industry. 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;
  • About your leadership experience and how you manage people;
  • About your experience and knowledge working with animal health and welfare; and,
  • How you bring a project from start to finish.

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.