Registered Veterinary Technician at Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre

Website Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre (operating name of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre)

Turtle Conservation Centre for native Ontario turtles

We are looking for a full time  Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) to join our Turtle Team! (part time will also be considered).  If you are passionate about wildlife and conservation, as well as wildlife medicine, this job is for you!

We have 4 amazing veterinarians, and our hospital is the only wild turtle hospital in Canada to be accredited by the CVO.

We offer a great work environment, a benefits package to full time staff, and a super supportive and collaborative team.  Past turtle experience isn’t essential- just a willingness to learn.

We admit approximately 1800 injured and ill turtles annually, from across Ontario and beyond.  We also incubate about 8,000 eggs that are collected from turtles admitted to our hospital.  These hatchlings are then returned to the mother’s home wetland.

Our other programs include  extensive education and outreach , as well as field studies radio tracking released headstarted Blanding’s turtles.

If you want to make a difference, join us!

Tagged as: conservation, turtles, wildlife rehabilitation

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