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General information

Are you a dynamic, autonomous and honest person, passionate about public health and animal welfare and you like to take up challenges? Do you want to work on corporate, diversified and meaningful mandates for the entire Quebec community by playing a consultant role? A veterinarian job is for you!

The Quebec public service is looking for candidates to fill regular and occasional veterinary surgeries in various departments and agencies and in all administrative regions of Quebec.

Jobs are mainly found in the following departments and agencies:

  • Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food;
  • Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks.

This qualification process will lead to the registration of qualified persons at bank number 12100BR00800001 – Veterinarian.
Whether you are a graduate or have some experience, subscribe to this call for applications.


The main and usual functions of the veterinarian consist of performing the functions in accordance with those provided for in the Veterinarians Act (R.S.Q., c. M-8).

The veterinarian is mainly responsible for activities in the fields of inspection, popularization and research with a view in particular to ensuring the prevention and control of animal diseases and ensuring the safety of foodstuffs of origin. . animal.

He is also entrusted with other work falling within his competence.

At the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), the veterinarian may be responsible:

  • regional application of slaughterhouse inspection programs;
  • regional epidemiological surveillance operations for animal health and zoonoses;
  • inspection of animal safety and welfare.

He can :

  • act as a consultant;
  • ensure the responsibility of a network on subjects related to animal health and welfare, public health (zoonoses), the assessment of risks related to animal health during emergency measures and the development of animal health and welfare laws and regulations.

The pathologist veterinarian diagnoses diseases and other health disorders in animals by detailed macroscopic and microscopic examination of carcasses or tissues; it suggests the prescription of analyzes and additional research in the scientific literature in order to recommend to clinical veterinarians, animal owners and laboratory managers the measures necessary to adequately protect animal and human health and thus support the industry bio-food.

The veterinary microbiologist oversees the isolation, characterization and identification of a microorganism in animal or environmental samples. It then assesses the consequence of the presence of microorganisms detected in connection with infectious diseases, diagnostic methods, immune response, resistance to antibiotics and the evaluation of the effectiveness of treatments in order to formulate scientific opinions, in particular in the management, control, evaluation and supervision of these microorganisms and thus recommend to clinical veterinarians, animal owners and laboratory management the measures necessary to adequately protect animal and human health and thus support the industry bio-food.

The veterinary epidemiologist brings scientific expertise in epidemiology and veterinary public health. To do this, it may in particular coordinate the implementation of surveillance programs relating to animal health, develop and carry out epidemiological surveys, plan intervention plans and analyze and interpret data. It can also proceed to the drafting of scientific opinions, the evaluation of study specifications and the evaluation of programs in order to recommend policies and action measures for the prevention and control of major problems. . and emerging in animal health and veterinary public health through a systemic approach.

At the Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, the veterinarian may be called upon to:

  • provide expertise in areas relevant to wildlife health and zoological medicine, including expertise oriented towards public health (zoonoses) and animal welfare;
  • write scientific reports and popularization documents;
  • develop departmental standards and practices to be followed;
  • support, train, supervise and supervise wildlife protection officers, wildlife technicians and biologists in the performance of their duties, all in accordance with various federal and provincial laws.

To find out more about the mandates entrusted to veterinarians, consult the Careers portal or view the portrait of a veterinarian.

Salary :

Non-specialist veterinarians: from $ 53,127 to $ 99,798

Specialist veterinarians *: $ 55,008 to $

** To apply, you must click on the “apply” button and submit your application directly on the Government of Quebec’s online recruitment site.