Government of Saskatchewan Animal Health Program Officer Full Time in Regina, SK

Government of Saskatchewan

Branch Regina SK CA

Animal Health Program Officer
Regina, SK

A – SGEU Office 36 – one day off every two weeks. Animal Health Program Officer….



Employment Type


Permanent Full-time



SK–Regina and Area-Regina



001 Agriculture

Salary Range







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.

As the Animal Health Program Officer, you will be responsible for: developing and coordinating Animal Health Unit programs/projects, such as joint federal/provincial initiatives, animal welfare programs, and surveillance projects. This will include contract development, contact and delivery of technical advice for communications, industry consultation, budget development and ensuring payment, progress reporting, and receiving/generating reports. Other duties will include spreadsheet and database creation, maintenance and analysis, program/project assessments, scientific literature reviews and coordination of Animal Health programs and projects.

Our candidate of choice will have knowledge of animal health and disease processes and programs. You will require the ability to influence, negotiate and convince others to implement and ensure compliance with legislation and policies. You will be able to analyze trends and issues to develop options and solutions in order to provide recommendations for policy and regulations. You will work collaboratively with other team members within the Animal Health Unit.

Typically, the knowledge and abilities required for this position would have been acquired through completion of a thesis Master’s degree in animal science or a related field. This education should be combined with extensive practical experience implementing animal health or comparable programs.

The Ministry’s deep rooted values system of Innovation, Teamwork, Integrity, Service Excellence and Leadership at all Levels serve as the foundation to ensure results are achieved. The successful candidate must be a team player, able to both lead and collaborate, with a reputation for integrity and a focus on service excellence and innovation in their work.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work


A – SGEU Office 36 – one day off every two weeks



Day Job

Criminal Record Check Requirement


The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment

Number of Openings



Closing Date


Jun 5, 2015, 11:59:00 PM

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Regina, SK, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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