Employment Opportunities

****NEW POSTING 7/29/21****

We currently have 3 positions open:

  • We are seeking a FULL TIME and a PART kennel worker, which includes both dog and cat sections.  Duties will include cleaning kennels and cat room, attending adoption events, laundry, dishes, yard work, and misc cleaning.  Must be able to lift 50+ lbs on regular basis.  Persons over 25 yrs old are encouraged to apply as we also need someone to drive and work adoption events on the weekends.  Hours are from 8am-5pm and will include working most weekends as those are our busiest days.  Starting pay is $11/hr.  
  • We are looking for a bright and outgoing animal lover to work the front desk Tuesdays-Sundays.  Days may vary, but will often include the weekends as those are our busiest days.  Applicants must have excellent customer service skills, including in-person and phone skills.   Skill sets needed include computer knowledge such as Microsoft Word and Excel.  Duties will include greeting guests, taking in donations, walking/showing dogs and cats on a regular basis, plus filing, data entry, etc.   Other duties include light housekeeping for lobby, break room, and restroom, project coordination with general manager, and offering assistance to kennel workers if needed.  Applicants must also be able to lift at least 35-40 pounds.  Hours are generally 8am-5pm with an hour for lunch.   Please come by the shelter or go to our website to print an application.  Starting pay is $11/hr.

Note: Possible candidates may be asked to complete a voluntary working interview to ensure a better understanding of what the position entails.  

We always encourage those looking to join our team to please submit an application for future consideration.  You may apply by either: 

Clicking on the link below to print and fill out an application or stopping by the shelter during lobby hours to complete one. Please click here to print the application:  Employee Application.

Or, you can fill out an application online here

If you have any questions, please call the shelter at 706-265-9160 or email chelsea@dawsoncountyhumanesociety.org