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 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! Candidate must be comfortable working in all weather conditions (the Holding Center animal areas do not have heat or air conditioning) and be comfortable handling animals who are not fully vaccinated or who haven’t been behaviorally evaluated yet.

Details:

  • Excellent public relation skills are essential!  Professional animal handling experience is preferred.
  • High school diploma required and completion of college courses; 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 kmagee@spcawake.org. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

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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.