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Working with and for animals can be a very rewarding career!

If you are hard-working, highly skilled and passionate about making a difference in your community, you will find yourself among like-minded people at the Guelph Humane Society. We are a dedicated team of dynamic, action-oriented and results focused staff and volunteers, who are extremely passionate about animal welfare. We employ people in a wide variety positions, in various full-time, part-time and casual opportunities available through the year.

Our hiring philosophy goes beyond filling positions – we are interested in finding people who want to make a difference in our community, while working as part of a positive team of people. If you are interested in joining our team, explore our current openings and be sure to check back for new job postings if there are no positions that suit you today.



POSITION DESCRIPTION: Animal Services Officer; Full-time or Part-time (contract)

LOCATION: 190 Hanlon Creek Blvd., Guelph, ON

HOURS OF WORK: up to 40 hours/week; Rotating shifts, Monday to Sunday (Flexibility to work days, evenings, weekends, holidays); Overnight on-call shifts required

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Manager, Animal Services, the Animal Services Officer is responsible for responding to requests for animal services; enforcing municipal and provincial legislation with the City of Guelph, Township of Centre-Wellington, and Township of Guelph-Eramosa; providing detailed reports; and resolving matters through education and enforcement. The Animal Services Officer will be required to provide exceptional customer service in a fast paced, high call-volume environment under diverse and sometimes challenging circumstances and represent the GHS in a professional manner at all times, through demonstrating a positive attitude, fostering good community relations and supporting the overall mission and values of the GHS.

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Submit your cover letter and resume by AUGUST 1st to:

Ben Worthington
Manager, Animal Protection Services
Email: careers@guelphhumane.ca
Subject line: “Animal Services Officer position, Contract”