SPCA HRM Animal Hospital – Veterinarian

Dartmouth NS

Job Type:  Full Time
Location:  Nova Scotia / SPCA HRM Animal Hospital / Some Provincial Travel Required
Job Title: Veterinarian
Number of Positions:  1
Date Posted:  January 24, 2020

Start date:  As soon as possible

Salary Range:  $70,000+ to be Negotiated and commensurate with experience

Terms of Employment:  Full-Time Permanent

Job Description

The Nova Scotia SPCA is hiring a fulltime veterinarian interested in shelter medicine. While we are a fast past organization and our veterinarians perform a lot of surgeries during the day, the upside is that your worklife with the Nova Scotia SPCA is never boring! A Veterinarian’s day is full of a variety of tasks including shelter rounds with an ever evolving number of animals, conditions and various surgical emergencies which provide a lot of variety. In addition to working out of the HRM, there are a number of opportunities throughout the year to visit other provincial animal shelters to perform rounds and/or surgeries and at times travel to more rural communities providing preventative care to animals who would otherwise not receive these services.

The SPCA can offer the whole package – Excellent compensation, variety in your workload and a progressive work environment.

Qualified candidates should be proficient in herd health, vaccine protocol, preventative medicine and care for dogs and cats. The qualified candidate will be proficient in performing a variety of surgical proceedures including spays and neuters, dentistries, amputations, innoculations, FHOs ect.

Occassional weekend hours are required, but no on-call or overnight shifts will be required. The Nova Scotia SPCA offers a competitive salary, professional development allowance and health/medical benefits.

If you would like to have a career in a rewarding and exciting organization and you are legally entitled to work in Canada we would like to hear from you.

Nova Scotia SPCA is an equal opportunity employer that values fairness & respect in the workplace and welcomes all qualified applicants, regardless of gender, race, age, sexuality, or disability. The Society provides:

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefit package – including medical, dental, vision and orthodontic insurance
  • rewarding work environment
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • Association dues and VIN membership
  • Excellent medical and pet supply discount

Our hospital and clinic is located in Dartmouth. Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to emurphy@spcans.ca.  It is our intention to start reviewing resume’s immediately and to quickly start the interview process. However, as long as this job description remains posted it is an indication that the position has not been filled and we are still accepting resumes.

Please quote “Veterinarian” in the subject heading in your email reply.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at the Nova Scotia SPCA, however; only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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