Employment Opportunities – Join the Team


The SPCA of Wake County offers a mission-driven, positive and supportive work environment, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of homeless pets! Other benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, and paid vacation/sick time. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.


• Position: Animal Care & Behavior Supervisor (Full-Time)

Location: SPCA Curtis Dail Pet Adoption Center

Overview: The SPCA Pet Adoption Center seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, team player with excellent verbal skills. Candidate must have a strong desire to educate the public about responsible pet care and be able to assist a high volume of visitors in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and be extremely reliable.

Animal Care & Behavior Supervisor will work with all of the animals in the adoption program; cleaning, feeding, training, and socializing. The Supervisor also works directly with the public helping them select and visit with animals available for adoption while supervising animal care staff and volunteers.  Time management skills and excellent organizational abilities are a necessity. Customer service experience required and supervisor experience is preferred. The Supervisor will also assist staff in other areas as needed, which includes medical treatment, animal intake and adoption processes. Candidates must be friendly, professional, and flexible. Must love animals and really enjoy working with a diverse group of people!

Details:

  • Excellent public relation skills are essential!  Animal handling experience and customer service experience is required.
    High school diploma required; degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Currently accepting applications for full time (40 hours/week).
    Work hours currently needed are: Weekday and Weekend hours, opening and mid-day shifts (7-4 or 10-6). Weekends and Holidays are required. Schedule may change according to organization’s needs. Having a flexible schedule is required.

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to HR@spcawake.org or by mail at 200 Petfinder Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.


• Position: Animal Care & Behavior Assistant Supervisor (Full-Time)

Location: SPCA Holding Center

Overview: The SPCA Holding Center seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, team player with excellent verbal skills. Candidate must have a strong commitment to animal welfare and humane animal sheltering. Qualified candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and be extremely reliable.

Animal Care & Behavior Assistant Supervisor will work with all of the animals in the Holding Center; cleaning, feeding, training, and socializing. The Assistant Supervisor also works closely with the Supervisor to train and supervise animal care staff and volunteers, order and maintain building supplies, and transport animals to the adoption center or surgery. Time management skills and excellent organizational abilities are a necessity. Professional animal care experience required and supervisor experience is preferred. The Assistant Supervisor will also assist staff in other areas as needed, which includes medical treatment, customer service and animal intake. Candidates must be friendly, professional, and flexible. Must love animals and really enjoy working with a diverse group of people! Must also be comfortable working in all weather conditions and handling animals who may not be fully vaccinated.

Details:

  • Excellent public relation skills are essential!  Professional animal handling experience is required.
    High school diploma required; degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Currently accepting applications for full time (40 hours/week).
    Work hours currently needed are: Weekday and Weekend hours, 9am -6pm. Weekends and Holidays are required. Schedule may change according to organization’s needs. Having a flexible schedule is required.

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to HR@spcawake.org or by mail to 327 U.S. Highway 70 East, Garner, NC 27529. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.


• Position: Animal Care & Behavior Associate (Full-Time)

Location: SPCA Holding Center

Overview: The SPCA Holding Center seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, team player with excellent verbal skills. Candidate must have a strong desire to work with homeless animals and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and be extremely reliable.

Animal Care & Behavior Associates work with all of the animals at the Holding Center; cleaning, feeding, vaccinating, training, and socializing. Associates also work directly with volunteers.  Time management skills and excellent organizational abilities are a necessity. Associates also assist staff in other areas as needed, which includes medical treatment and animal intake. Candidates must be friendly, professional, and flexible. Must love animals and really enjoy working with a diverse group of people! Candidates must be comfortable working in all weather conditions (the Holding Center dog kennel areas have indoor/outdoor kennel spaces and have limited air temperature control) and be comfortable handling animals who are not fully vaccinated or who haven’t been behaviorally evaluated yet.

Details:

  • Excellent work ethic and time management skills are essential!  Professional animal handling experience is preferred.
    High school diploma required; degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Currently accepting applications for full time (40 hours/week).Work hours currently needed are: Weekday and Weekend hours between 8am and 6pm,  but may change according to organization’s needs. Weekends and Holidays are required. Having a flexible schedule is required.

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to HR@spcawake.org or by mail to 327 U.S. Highway 70 East, Garner, NC 27529. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.


• Position: Foster Care Program Coordinator (Full-Time)

Location: SPCA Holding Center

Overview: The SPCA Holding Center seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, team player with excellent verbal skills. Candidate must have a strong commitment to animal welfare and humane animal sheltering. Qualified candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and be extremely reliable.

The Foster Coordinator will be responsible for sending qualifying animals into foster care homes. The Foster Coordinator will work closely with the Holding Center Manager and medical team to identify animals needing foster care, then work with a team of foster volunteers to move the animals into appropriate foster homes. Time management skills and excellent organizational abilities are a necessity. Professional animal care experience and animal medical experience is preferred. The Foster Coordinator will also assist staff in other areas as needed, which includes medical treatment, customer service and animal intake. Candidates must be friendly, professional, and flexible, must be able to work independently without a lot of supervision. Must love animals and really enjoy working with a diverse group of people! Must also be comfortable working in all weather conditions and handling animals who may not be fully vaccinated.

Details: Excellent customer service skills are essential. Professional animal handling experience is preferred.
High school diploma required. Degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
Currently accepting applications for full time (40 hours/week).
Work hours currently needed are: Weekday and Weekend hours, 9am -6pm. Some full weekends and holidays are necessary. On-Call hours are required. Schedule may change according to organization’s needs. Having a flexible schedule is required.
Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to HR@spcawake.org or by mail to 327 U.S. Highway 70 East, Garner, NC 27529. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap


• Position: Veterinary Technician (Full-Time)

Location: SPCA Holding Center

Overview: The SPCA Holding Center seeks a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician. Candidate must have a strong commitment to the humane treatment of animals, a positive, team-oriented work style, and a passion for the SPCA mission. An interest in the field of Shelter Medicine is a plus. Qualified candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and be extremely reliable. The Veterinary Technician will work with all of the animals in the Holding Center. Assess new animals entering the SPCA program, provide basic vaccines, and work with the Shelter Veterinarian to provide each pet with medical care. Time management skills and excellent organizational abilities are a necessity. The Vet Tech will also be responsible for maintaining medical inventory and some data entry. Candidates must be friendly, professional, and flexible. Must love animals and really enjoy working with a diverse group of people!

Details: Excellent customer service skills are essential!  Veterinary Technician certificate required. Animal shelter experience preferred.

Currently accepting applications for full time (40 hours/week). Work hours currently needed are: Weekday hours (9am- 6pm) Some weekends and holidays are required. Schedule may change according to organization’s needs. Having a flexible schedule is required.

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to HR@spcawake.org or by mail to 327 U.S. Highway 70 East, Garner, NC 27529. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap