Website Kitchener-Waterloo Humane Society
Promotes responsible pet ownership through the delivery of animal services programs to
the public, including field and shelter services.
Carries out field inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with animal
services programs and as they relate to municipal, provincial and federal legislation and
advises the public on animal control legislation and by-laws.
Responds to public inquiries, investigates complaints and requests for service with
issues relating to animal services programs.
Enforces legislation through commencement of proceedings under the Provincial
Prepares reports and maintains records.
Attends court and gives evidence on behalf of the City with respect to animal services
Provides humane and skilled capture, handling and restraint of wild and domestic
animals, including sick and injured, both in the shelter and in the field/community.
Transports animals to shelter or, as directed, to other locations.
Report health and behaviour conditions and perform euthanasia as required.
Provide services including animal intake, claims, searches, registrations, etc., including
handling of receipt transactions.
Utilizes computer systems and other information and communication technologies
related to animal services.
Maintains animal service equipment and vehicle in a clean, sanitary and organized
Participates in the delivery of public education programs and animal services events,
Performs work in a safe, efficient and courteous manner.
Perform other duties as required.
Post-secondary education in a related field such as Police Foundations, Law & Security,
Veterinary Technology, or Animal Health Technology, is preferred.
Knowledge of Animal Welfare and husbandry practices would be an asset.
Knowledge of Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws and regulations.
Interpersonal skills to deal with multiple and differing behaviors of the public or other
Must treat animals humanely, with compassion and concern both on and off the job.
Excellent organizational skills.
Proven investigative and report writing skills, verbal communication and presentation
Expected to work weekdays, weekends, statutory holidays and be part of the on-call
rotation as required.
Able to wear required personal protective equipment.
Ability to provide and maintain a clean Motor Vehicle Drivers Abstract.
Ability to provide and maintain a satisfactory Police Background Check.
Computer literacy – Microsoft Windows and Word, customized Humane Society
programs and basic knowledge of typical office equipment.
Valid Class “G” driver’s license.
How to apply:
Via Agilec - firstname.lastname@example.org