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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 Provincial Office in Stouffville.

Dispatcher – Provincial Office
2 positions Available:

  • Casual Position – on call/relief position
  • Part time – 8 plus hours per week

Hourly rate: $18.48

The Ontario SPCA Dispatch Centre operates to report suspected animal cruelty. As a result this position requires flexible morning, afternoon and early evening availability. The successful candidate will have to work an agreed upon number of shifts per month as offered. 

 

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides emergency dispatch services for all incoming animal control and investigation calls at the Provincial Office
  • Gathers specific information from complainants to dispatch to individual officers
  • Tracks the whereabouts of the Provincial Inspectorate to ensure their safety
  • Maintains dispatch log of all incoming calls
  • Enters new complaints into CMS
  • Assists officers with entry of cases into CMS as required
  • Follows policies and procedures set out by the Society and reports all incidents to his/her immediate supervisor immediately
  • Works in a safe manner and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations
  • Completes various administration tasks including review and filing of daily reports
  • Reviews invoices and codes for various departments
  • Assists with input to various database software
  • Provides receptionist relief as required
  • Other Duties as required.

 

Qualifications/Experience Required

  • Strong administrative experience – 5+ years
  • Minimum grade 12 or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows, Word and Excel
  • Previous dispatch experience an asset
  • Prior customer service experience mandatory
  • Knowledge of municipal, provincial and federal legislation that pertains to animals would be an asset
  • Able to deal with difficult situations in a calm manner
  • Excellent communication skills required both verbal and written
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must be detail oriented and flexible to perform a variety of duties
  • Must be a team player and have a genuine compassion for animals
  • Ability to work well under stress
  • Available to work irregular hours including weekend and statutory holidays

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by February 27, 2019 to:

 

Alison Green

Senior Inspector, Central Region
agreen@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “Dispatcher” in the subject line and specify Casual or Part time

 

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 Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital (Stouffville).

Receptionist– Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital
Full Time Position, 40 hours per week

As the receptionist, you will be responsible for making appointments, greeting clients, taking payments, recording patient information and performing general administrative duties.  You will also be assisting in the clinic, helping with animal care and with maintaining clinic cleanliness, as time allows.

The successful candidate will have strong computer and customer service skills, and be a team player.  Animal care experience is an asset.  Candidates must have own vehicle and be able to work flexible hours including Saturdays.  Candidates should have no allergies affected by ongoing exposure to animals.

If you have a passion for animal welfare, want to be an integral part of reducing the pet overpopulation crisis and have the qualifications above, please email your resume by February 25, 2019 to:

 

Laura Cote
Manager, Spay Neuter Services
lcote@ospca.on.ca

Please specify “Receptionist” 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 our Provincial Office location.

 

Animal Control Officer – Provincial Office

Part-Time Casual– No guaranteed hours

Flexible availability required: Open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Hourly rate: $19.82

Multiple positions available.

 

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. Criminal record check required.

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by February 26, 2019 to: 

Arista Wogenstahl
Senior Inspector, Investigations
Ontario SPCA
awogenstahl@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “ACO Casual” 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 Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital - Stouffville Location:

Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
Stouffville – Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital
Full-Time Permanent 

Enjoy assisting in surgery? Tired of late night and weekend hours? Enjoy providing positive client services?

Seeking an experienced RVT, confident and caring, to assist in high-volume spay/neuter surgeries based on the ASPCA’s gold standard Humane Alliance model (www.aspca.org/humane-alliance). 

Our clinics have performed over 100,000 surgeries since 2009, helping reduce the pet over-population in Ontario.  We are looking for a skilled RVT who has an interest in animal welfare and is quality-driven, to be responsible for assisting the staff veterinarians with all aspects of surgical procedures and treatment, making appointments, greeting clients, taking payments and performing general administrative and clinic operations. You will also be responsible for the care of animals housed in the hospital and the general cleanliness of the hospital.  You will be surrounded by professional, competent, compassionate and quality-driven individuals and work in a fast-paced, energetic environment.  Predictable daytime hours and competitive compensation, with CE opportunities available. 

Candidates require previous employment experience in a veterinary clinic, including surgical and reception experience, and have strong animal care knowledge. Successful applicants will have exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.  Uniforms are provided.  Candidates must be able to work occasional Saturdays.

This is an opportunity available for a unique individual who is interested in promoting animal welfare by combating the pet over-population crisis as well as aiding in the care of shelter animals, and is currently registered with the OAVT and in good standing.

*Please note that the successful incumbent will spend approximately 50% of their time in the role of RVT and 50% of their time in the role of Reception.

 

Please forward your resume by February 28, 2019:

Laura Cote
Manager, Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital
Ontario SPCA
lcote@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

 

 

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