Animal Health Veterinarian Intern

at The Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Saskatchewan
Location Regina or Saskatoon, Canada
Date Posted August 13, 2020
Category Government positions
Job Type Internship
Closing Date 05/09/2020
Salary $5,599 - $7,280 Monthly
Reference Number CON001869


Animal Health Veterinarian Intern - CON001869 


Employment Type:  Non-Perm Out-of-Scope
Location(s):  SK--Regina and Area-Regina   
Ministry:  001 Agriculture
Salary Range:  $5,599 - $7,280 Monthly
Grade:  MCP.05.

The Livestock Branch in the Ministry of Agriculture is seeking a self-motivated and dedicated professional to be part of the Animal Health Unit team to improve the health, quality and marketability of Saskatchewan's livestock and livestock products.

Eligible applicants will:
  • have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree and will be eligible to be licensed to practice in Saskatchewan; and
  • have graduated from a recognized University program within the last three years or have less than three years’ employment as a veterinarian or you are returning to practice as a veterinarian.

If you have a sound understanding of the livestock industry and issues related to animal health and welfare, and want to work with a highly skilled and well-informed team, this career opportunity may be of interest to you. 

As the Animal Health Veterinarian Intern, you will participate in developing and implementing animal health surveillance and monitoring programs, assist with the delivery of regulatory programming for game farms, meat inspection and food safety and contribute to the development and delivery of animal welfare programming and activities in Saskatchewan. 

Duties will include contract development; as well as contact and delivery of technical advice for communications, industry consultation, progress reporting, and receiving/generating reports.  Other duties will include knowledge, interpretation and application of animal health and welfare legislation, conducting scientific literature reviews and preparation of correspondence related to animal health and welfare for senior management, producers and the general public.   

Our candidate of choice will have strong analytical, public relations and communication skills in order to resolve complex issues involving several competing interests. You must also possess strong organizational skills and the ability to manage a broad scope of issues under limited time-frames. 

The successful candidate must be a team player, able to both lead and collaborate and demonstrate innovation in their work.

We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work:  M - Monthly Out of Scope
Number of Openings:  1
Closing Date:  Sep 5, 2020, 3:59:00 PM

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