Slaughter Plant Veterinarian - Saint-François-de-Madawaska (New Brunswick)
Federal Public Service
Saint-François-de-Madawaska (New Brunswick), CA
33d ago

Important messages

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is a separate employer and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act.

CFIA is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce of Canadian society, and to the equitable representation of women (especially in non-

tradition occupational groups), indigenous peoples, persons with a disability and members of the visible minority group. We encourage members of these designated groups to self-identify.


The CFIA considers applications from individuals who have legal status to work in Canada and does not give preference to Canadian citizens.

In your application, please identify the legal status which entitles you to work in Canada - Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

You will be asked to show proof of this status in order to complete the security screening required for employment. Failure to provide this information will eliminate your application from further consideration.

Individuals without Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or an open or CFIA-specific work permit will only be considered if all other applicants with legal status to work in Canada are determined to be not qualified.

All applications must be submitted online at DO NOT email, fax or mail in applications as these will NOT be accepted.


Provides advice and guidance on the intent and implementation of the Animal Health and Meat Hygiene Programs and regulations to CFIA inspectors and regulated establishment employees.

Ensures industry compliance with the Health of Animals Act and the Meat Inspection Act and associated regulations and policies to ensure proper certification for export, import and domestic purposes.

Conducts clinical examinations, epidemiological investigations, and ante-mortem and post-mortem inspections to evaluate the health of animals and diagnose diseases.

May investigate suspected and actual incidents of reportable, notifiable and other diseases within the district and prepare reports as appropriate.

Provides training to CFIA inspection staff on the delivery of the Animal Health and Meat Hygiene Programs.

May prepare statistical, operational, and compliance reports relating to the inspection activities at regulated parties.

Work environment

We offer a bilingual, science-based environment, with excellent benefits, flexible hours, opportunities for advancement, and emphasis on learning and development, and a high level of employee satisfaction.

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Intent of the process

This process is intended to staff the current vacant permanent position in Saint-François-de-Madawaska, New Brunswick and to create and maintain an inventory for future opportunities (temporary and / or permanent) in Saint-

François-de-Madawaska and / or Clair, New Brunswick.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible since there is currently a vacancy.

Your résumé.

Two (2) supervisory references including name, job title, telephone number and valid e-mail.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification.

Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


EEd1. Graduation from a recognized school of Veterinary Medicine, defined as :

  • Graduation from a veterinary school accredited or approved by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA); OR
  • Graduation from another veterinary school and holding a Certificate of Qualification (Parts A, B & C) granted by the National Examining Board of the CVMA.

    EOC1. Eligibility for membership in a Canadian veterinary association, defined as :

  • Current members of a Canadian veterinary association with a license recognized by the CVMA; AND
  • Non-members of Canadian veterinary associations holding a Certificate of Qualification granted by the National Examining Board (NEB) of the CVMA.

    EE1. Experience in the practice of veterinary medicine.

    The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

    EC1. Communication

    EC2. Analytical Thinking / Judgment

    EC3. Client Service Orientation

    EC5. Self-Confident

    The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

    Assessment of additional qualifications (i.e. experience and / or competencies) specific to the requirements of the position being staffed may be required for appointment.

    Conditions of employment

    Reliability Status security clearance - Applicants who have not lived in Canada for the past five (or ten, depending on security level) years may be required to submit a police certificate from each country in which they have lived for six months or more during this period, as well as other documentation required for the security screening process.

    Failure to submit this documentation if requested will eliminate the application from further consideration.

    The following conditions of employment are required for an appointment from the pool :

  • Adherence to the CFIA Code of Conduct.
  • Adherence to the CFIA Conflict of Interest and Post-Employment Policy.
  • Compliance with the Values and Ethics Code for the Public Sector.
  • Legal status to accept employment for the entire period of employment.
  • Medical suitability : Pass a Pre-placement Health Evaluation and Periodic Health Evaluation.
  • Use of all prescribed safety materials, equipment, clothing and devices.
  • Willing and available to work shifts or irregular hours (e.g., nights, weekends, statutory holidays).
  • Vaccination and re-vaccination with annual serological testing may be required for certain positions.
  • Willing and available to work overtime.
  • Any of the following conditions of employment may be required for an appointment from the pool :

  • Willing and available to travel.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Assume responsibility for making transportation arrangements to get to diverse and distant work sites in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Other information

    Please ensure that you read ALL points listed below, as this section contains important information about the application process.

    Failure to read these notes and follow these instructions could result in your application missing required information which may result in your application being eliminated from this selection process.

    1. Candidates are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice.

    2. Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact us toll free at 1-800-645-5605 for assistance.

    If you require special accommodation at any stage in the selection process, including a technical aid or an alternative method of assessment to ensure an equitable assessment of your qualifications, please indicate this in your application.

    3. All applications must be submitted online at DO NOT email, fax or mail in applications as these will NOT be accepted.

    4. For this selection process, the CFIA will communicate with candidates by email. You must provide a valid email address to which you wish to receive communication regarding this selection process.

    This includes : invitations to assessment, information requests, delivery of assessment results, etc. Applicants must include in their application a valid email address that is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

    Some email systems block these types of email. Applicants must ensure to check / view their email accounts including spam, promotion or other folders regularly as there may be a deadline for responses.

    Candidates who respond past the deadline risk being removed from the selection process.

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