Pets... People... Practice in Prince Rupert.
Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital in Prince Rupert, British Columbia is looking for two outgoing, compassionate and dedicated veterinary professionals who enjoy practicing quality medicine in a fast paced and collaborative team environment:
Associate Veterinarian & Veterinary Technologist.
Find Us On The Spectacular North West Coast of B.C.
Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital is located in Prince Rupert – a port city on Kaien Island on the northwest coast of British Columbia, Canada. Prince Rupert is a rural city centre populated by people with a sense of adventure and a love for the great Canadian outdoors.
Prince Rupert is a hub for the region’s natural and cultural heritage, and a gateway to spectacular wilderness areas, such as the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary bear habitat. But most importantly, Prince Rupert is home to a passionate pet-loving community that will welcome their new Associate Veterinarian and also a Veterinary Technician with open arms.
Why consider joining the Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital team?
The quality of our team allows us to keep the promises we make to our clients and their pets. Attracting the best veterinary talent demands a level of respect and a commitment to supporting, motivating, empowering, and educating our team members. Our Associate Veterinarian and Veterinary Technologist compensation package reflects the quality we're looking for.
Professional Dues & CE Budget
It's About So Much More Than A Paycheque
For the team at the Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital, the real reward comes from working in a supportive, progressive environment where each individual is recognized for their unique contributions. We love our patients, we adore our clients and we are fully committed our veterinary practice.
If what you've seen here so far resonates with your personal and professional goals we'd love to talk.
Prince Rupert FAQs
We've anticipated a few of the questions you may have about living in Prince Rupert and practicing as an Associate Veterinarian and as a Veterinary Technician. Take a look through.
- SCENERY, CULTURE, COMMUNITY... IT'S THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS
Prince Rupert is a welcoming, vibrant community of approximately 12,000 people located on BC's rugged north coast. VIEW MAP ›
The city is surrounded by coastal mountains, old growth rainforests, and fiords – with access to some of the world’s most spectacular scenery and untouched wilderness.
Prince Rupert has all the amenities once could ever need for a high quality of life – great restaurants, a performing arts centre, an 18 hole golf course, a curling rink, an Olympic sized swimming pool, an ice arena, and a recreation centre.
Plus, with over 100 community, service and sports organizations, you'll have a ton of options for your personal passions.
- YES... YOU CAN GET A GOOD CUP OF COFFEE!
Prince Rupert is home to fabulous coffee shop, as well as restaurants that offer the best of local seafood – crab, shrimp, salmon, halibut and cod. Mmm!
- WHAT ABOUT SHOPPING? ANYTHING INTERESTING?
YES! Unique businesses with character, personality and soul are a vital part of the vibrant Prince Rupert community.
Take a browse through here: LOVE PRINCE RUPERT ›
- DISCOVER THE VERY COOL COW BAY AREA
The waterfront community of Cow Bay is cute, funky and a great place to shop, sip on a coffee, enjoy a tasty meal or brew. Eagles fly overhead while cargo ships and fishing boats putter past the dock. Art thrives in through the local artists’ cooperative, and during the summers, huge cruise ships dock.
- LOVE THE OUTDOORS? YOU'RE DEFINITELY IN THE RIGHT PLACE!
There is so much to discover in the great outdoors of the Prince Rupert area that we probably shouldn't even try explaining it here!
People travel from all over the world to the Prince Rupert area. It's a world-renowned destination for First Nations history, whale watching, world-class salmon and halibut fishing, grizzly bear viewing tours of the Khutzamate’en Grizzly Sanctuary.
If you are an outdoor activity enthusiast, summer offers hiking, kayaking, running on great trails like the Butze Rapids Trail.
For skiers and snowboarders, Shames Mountain Ski Area is the hangout – approximately 2 hours north of Prince Rupert. As described in Powder Magazine “Shames receives 475 inches of annual snowfall, laying claim to one of the deepest, most consistent snow packs in North America and it’s back country access is unrivaled.”
- WHAT ABOUT SCHOOLS, SERVICES, CLUBS... THE DAY-TO-DAY STUFF?
Prince Rupert has everything you'll need to settle in nicely. And, if you can't find what you're looking for easily, just ask around. The locals are super happy to help!
PUBLIC SERVICES & UTILITIES
Berry Patch Child Care Resource & Referral Centre
SPORTS PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
The Jim Ciccone Civic Centre and the Earl Mah Aquatic Centre are the hub for many of the sports and programs that are offered in Prince Rupert. They offer a guide every season with programs and sports that are offered for people of all ages, from toddlers to adults. View the current Prince Rupert Leisure Guide.
Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club
Prince Rupert Minor Hockey
Prince Rupert Youth Soccer
Prince Rupert Tae Kwon Do and Martial Arts Centre
All Native Basketball
Dance Academy of Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert Figure Skating Club
Prince Rupert Rampage (CILH Hockey)
Prince Rupert Golf Course
Prince Rupert Curling Club
Prince Rupert Gymnastics
- HOW DOES ONE GET TO PRINCE RUPERT?
Please Introduce Yourself
Start your journey towards adventure and a rewarding veterinary career in Prince Rupert as part of the Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital Team.