|Location||Regina or Saskatoon, Canada|
|Date Posted||August 13, 2020|
|Salary||$5,599 - $7,280 Monthly|
Animal Health Veterinarian Intern - CON001869
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.
- 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.
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