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Job Opportunities at SJRAS

Our shelter is a great place to work! Employees become part of the SJRAS mission to make a difference in the lives of each animal who enters our facility. From the cleaning staff to the head Veterinarian, each member of our team is vital in providing compassionate care for the thousands of animals we house each year.

All aspects of shelter work from administrative to hands on animal care can be difficult & emotionally taxing. 

It's not just a job - it is a career path for compassionate individuals dedicated to the welfare of companion animals.

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WE DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE OPENINGS AVAILABLE, but you can still submit an application if you like. Applications are kept on file for 6 months.

Seeking a dedicated and responsible individual with basic knowledge/familiarity with animals. Must be able to handle heavy and fast paced work load, and must be able to work well & communicate effectively with the public, fellow employees & volunteers

Job includes properly maintaining kennels/cages with thorough cleaning and sanitation protocols. Direct handling of animals (mainly dogs & cats) is required. Attendants also monitor animals daily and alert medical staff upon signs of illness or injury. Job will require attention to detail, physical activity, and regular lifting of items up to around 40lbs. Must be 18 years of age and able to work weekends.

To apply, please complete our online Job Application below.

WE DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE OPENINGS AVAILABLE, but you can still submit an application if you like. Applications are kept on file for 6 months.

Seeking a dedicated and responsible individual with a positive attitude who can communicate respectfully with customers, fellow staff & volunteers. Team player with the ability to be a selfstarter, ability to problem solve, deescalate situations, and handle a fast paced & demanding workload is a must. Attention to detail required for creating/maintaining accurate records, taking payments and computer software/data entry. Job duties include answering multi-line phone system, relaying messages & important information to fellow staff, regular handling of pets (mainly dogs & cats).

WE DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE OPENINGS AVAILABLE, but you can still submit an application if you like. Applications are kept on file for 6 months.

Seeking a dedicated and responsible individual with knowledge of animal health, behavior & handling. Must be willing to work as part of a collaborative team to properly maintain animal health & health records. Monitor animals daily and make decisions & plan of action upon signs of illness or injury. Preform basic medical exams, administer appropriate vaccines, medications, and life supporting medical care. Update animal records with accurate information. Must be 18 years of age and able to work weekends.

To apply, please complete our online Job Application below.

WE DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE OPENINGS AVAILABLE, but you can still submit an application if you like. Applications are kept on file for 6 months.

Seeking a dedicated and responsible individual with knowledge of animal health & handling. Must be willing to work in fast paced, high volume surgical environment as part of a collaborative team to properly maintain animal health & health records. Monitor animals before, during & after surgical operations and make decisions & plan of action upon signs of illness or injury. Preform basic medical exams, administer appropriate vaccines, medications, and life supporting medical care. Update animal records with accurate information. Must be 18 years of age and able to work weekends. 

To apply, please complete our online Job Application below.

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