Job Opportunities


The positions listed below are open. Contact for interviews is made by phone. Please provide a phone number where you can be reached either directly or through voice mail.

Animal Care Technician

The Animal Care Technician is responsible for the day-to-day cleaning of the dog kennels and isolation pens, cattery and medical cages.  The technician carries out feedings, watering and turn outs of all dogs and cats. Afternoon responsibilities include assisting the Animal Care Manager, late feedings and enrichment.

Duties and Responsibilities
·        Feed and water animals in morning and afternoon
·        Turn out dogs in day pens morning and afternoon
·        Disinfect and clean all dog housing, light clean 2 pm and 5 pm
·        Sweep, dust and pick up as needed in aisle ways
·        Maintain all animal support areas including laundry, food storage, turn outs and aisleways
·        Clean catteries including cages, litter boxes and floors
·        Clean Medical Room cages on weekends
·        Overseeing volunteers who assist with any ACT tasks
·        Assist Animal Care Manager by notating and reporting changes in animal behavior, eating, etc.

·        Enrichment for dogs in kennels


Veterinary or Shelter Clinic experience preferred

General knowledge of small animal care and behavior

Excellent organization skills


High School Diploma or GED

Physical Requirements

Ability to stand for four or more hours

Ability to lift 50 pounds without assistance

Reports to
HSHC Animal Care Manager
Compensation: $10.50 – $13.00 per hour