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  • Sectors Government / Official
  • Posted Jobs 0
  • Flexible work environment Potentially
  • Support for global candidates/visas Potentially
  • Remote/work from home Potentially
  • Benefits Pension plan, Disability and life insurance, Health, dental and benefit plans
  • Company overview

    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)’s veterinarians play an important role in Canadian food safety and animal health. Their work enhances the health and well-being of Canada’s people, environment and economy. They deliver science-based regulatory services to safeguard Canada’s food, animals and plants and support continued market access.

  • Company values


  • What makes your organization a great place to work?

    If you are looking for work life balance, we offer structured work hours for flexible work-life balance.

    The CFIA has great benefits, such as:

    • One of the best pension plans in Canada
    • Disability and life insurance
    • Excellent health, dental and benefit plans

    Paid vacation and overtime for our veterinarians include:

    • 3 weeks of vacation per year upon hiring, and 4 weeks after the first year
    • 3 weeks of cumulative sick leave per year
    • Other paid leave, such as 1 week for family-related responsibilities and 2 days for personal reasons
    • Paid overtime

    You will also benefit from:

    • Reimbursement of veterinarian membership fees
    • Continuing education, development and advancement opportunities
    • Assistance with relocation expenses, as applicable
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives you have

    We celebrate diversity

    When you join the CFIA, you become part of our vision for equity, diversity and inclusion. The CFIA is creating an inclusive workplace free from barriers, racism, harassment, and discrimination, supported by all employees.

    We believe that a diverse workforce is about more than visible differences; it’s about creating a rich and creative pool of talent that can take the Agency – and its employees – to new levels of success by blending:

    • work and communication styles
    • educational, cultural and linguistic backgrounds
    • lifestyle approaches
    • stages of life
    • belief systems

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

Company Description

We are dedicated to safeguarding food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada’s people, environment and economy.

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