FT Veterinarian


Reports to: Executive Director


Position Summary:

The Thunder Bay & District Humane Society (TBDHS) seeks a full-time surgical veterinarian to supervise the Society’s Spay/Neuter program, and conduct Spay Neuter surgical procedures daily.  Reporting the Executive Director, the veterinarian will provide comprehensive preventive medicine services, including spay/neuter/vaccination/micro-chips/anti-parasitic treatments, and general out-patient medical & surgical services – as required in the district.  The veterinarian will also supervise a Technician and other assistant staff.


Your qualifications include a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DMV) from a recognized Canadian Veterinary College, with additional, specialized surgical study, or the accepted “equivalency” if trained in a school outside of Canada (and passing the required examinations).  You will have also obtained the necessary provincial licence, and you have several years of surgical experience.


The TBDHS is a non-profit organization providing care and shelter to animals in need.  Being affiliated with the Ontario SPCA (Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) lets us exceed Canadian standards care, and our recent affiliation with Humane Alliance, has allowed the Board to expand its services to include a spay/neuter clinic.  As we strive to meet our objectives, which include education, public awareness and population control, further expansion may be considered in the future.


The City of Thunder Bay itself, with a metropolitan population of just over 100,000, is the gateway to Canada’s great outdoors and situated on the world’s largest in land freshwater lake.  Thunder Bay has big city amenities and is a diverse, vibrant, urban community in a wilderness setting.  It’s an important regional medical hub, and is readily accessible by land, sea and air.  Our climate has been called continental, and all four seasons are offered in their entirety.  It’s truly a one-of-a-kind community, driven by the forest industry, light manufacturing and the mining sector, and accessible to all kinds of vacationers and adventure seekers.


The 2017 annual salary range for the position is $85,000 – $100,000, 4 weeks paid vacation and the starting salary being commensurate with education and experience.  A competitive benefits package is also offered.  The successful applicant can expect to work a minimum of:  8 hours per day, 5 days per week.  In recognition of time worked beyond that, 5 paid days off will be provided annually.


Interested applicants are to forward a covering letter and resume to:


Brenda Everts, c/o Thunder Bay and District Humane Society, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7G 1B6.  The email address is:  beverts47@gmail.com.  Note that applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. by December 22, 2017.  For more information, Ms. Everts can be contacted at 807-620-3344.