Veterinary Technician: Animal Care

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, flexibility that includes accruing lieu time, 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 veterinary technician: animal care is $24.67 – $30.04 per hour.

Full Time: This is a permanent full time position working 72 hours biweekly.

Casual: Based on availability, scheduled programming and organizational need to cover for vacation and sick days. Shifts typically are on evenings and weekends.

Cat having her ears cleaned

Who is the veterinary technician: animal care

The veterinary technician is someone who enjoys working directly with animals in a clinic setting.

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

The veterinary technician is organized and knowledgeable in veterinary care.

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

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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,

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 in animal care; and,
  • Experience working with others (co-workers and public) and managing conflict.

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.