Employment Opportunities

    HSSC is fortunate to have a dedicated staff and low employee turnover. As HSSC continues to grow and expand, so do our staff needs. We employ talented individuals in administrative, customer service, animal care, and medical roles. Please see below for open positions.

    Staff at HSSC and the Animal Clinic of HSSC enjoy competitive pay, excellent benefits, ample green space (and animal cuddling), and a dynamic work environment.

    Application Process

    If you are interested in one of the open positions listed below, please apply by using the specific Indeed application link for that job.

    If you are interested in general employment and would like us to keep your application on file, you can download and fill out the employment application here. You may email your completed application it to Erin Jordan, Humane Resources Specialist, at [email protected], or mail it to Humane Society of Sarasota County, Attn: Erin Jordan, 2331 15th Street, Sarasota, FL, 34237. You can also fill out an application in person by visiting our facility during normal adoption hours.

    In the meantime, please consider becoming an HSSC Volunteer.

    Download our Employment Application (PDF)

    Current Employment Opportunities

    Animal Care & Enrichment Specialist (click job title to apply on Indeed)
    Now accepting applications for animal care staff to work in our clean, modern, newly-renovated animal shelter. Our expanded facility can hold 50% more animals, and we need caring, dedicated, and motivated staff to help care for the cats and dogs.

    Veterinarian --
     (click job title to apply on Indeed)
    This position works under the direct guidance and supervision of the Shelter Medical Director to provide all veterinary services to shelter pets, including daily rounds, surgery, dentals, examinations, and diagnostics as needed.

    Veterinary Technician -- Shelter (click job title to apply on Indeed)
    This position is a hands-on position providing medical care and treatment for dogs and cats in our shelter clinic, including but not limited to routine vaccinations, routine diagnostics and treatments, assisting DVM in surgery, dentals, prepping animals for surgery and monitoring their recovery, and generating treatment plans based on veterinarian guidelines.

    The Humane Society of Sarasota County, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, the Humane Society of Sarasota County, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. The Humane Society of Sarasota County, Inc., also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.