Veterinary Care for Aquatic Vertebrate Animals in the wet lab facilities located in the Pacific Environmental Science Centre in North Vancouver

Solicitation number 5000075635

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Closing date and time 2023/09/13 14:00 EDT

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    The basic duties of the veterinarian are described in the Standards of Veterinary Care set out by the Canadian Association of Laboratory Animal Medicine (CALAM).…
    Specific duties include:
    - Upon contract award, become an active participant of the Environment and Climate Change Canada Prairie and Northern /Pacific and Yukon Laboratories for Environmental Testing Animal Care Committee (PN/PYLET ACC).
    - Regular health monitoring of all animals (fishes, amphibians and reptiles) held in wet lab facility at the Pacific Environmental Science Centre, 2645 Dollarton Highway, North Vancvouver, BC, V7H 1B1.
    - Provisions of veterinarian care to the resident animals as needed.
    - Participation in the review of experimental animal care protocols as undertaken by the ACC, both within the experimental facility and at field research locations.
    - Participation in the revision and editing of standard operating procedures as undertaken by the ACC.
    - Provisions of advice regarding the care and maintenance of experimental animals to the research as required.
    - Monthly reporting via the departmental representative to Senior Administrator (DG, Water Science and Technology Directorate or his delegate) on the operation of the wet lab facility and of the ACC.
    - Advise on training programs and monitor competency/animal care training for ACC members, project leaders, and all staff involved in animal research.
    - Be available on an ongoing basis to respond to emergency situations in the wet lab facility. During absences (vacations, etc) provision for a back-up / replacement is necessary.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2024/04/01.

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    Contracting organization

    Environment and Climate Change Canada Procurement & Contracting Division

    105 rue McGill

    Montreal, Quebec, H2Y2E7
    Contracting authority
    Anthony De Flavis
    (438) 801-0777
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