Employment

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.

Current Employment Opportunities

Adoption Counselor
This position is responsible for providing the highest quality customer service to our clients either in person, over the telephone and via email. Duties include introducing potential adopters to adoptable animals, explaining the adoption process, matchmaking adopters to adoptable animals, explaining the adoption process, completing adoption applications, and processing adoptions according to HSSC’s adoption standards and procedures. The position also requires employees to assist other departments when necessary. View full description (PDF).

Animal Care Specialist
This position is responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people; providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals; and assuring that all animals’ nutrition, housing, and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. Assist the public with owner surrenders and adoptions. Works with potential adopters and actively promotes responsible pet ownership. View full description (PDF).

If you are interested in either of these positions, please click the position title hyperlink above for a more detailed description of each one. If you would like to apply for either position, please download our employee application below and submit it with your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Kennel & Adoptions Manager.

If you are interested in working at the Humane Society of Sarasota County, please send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..You may also mail your resume to the Humane Society of Sarasota County, 2331 15th Street, Sarasota, FL, 34237 OR fax it to 941.955.3715. You may also fill out the employment application below or pick one up during open hours. In the meantime, please consider becoming an HSSC Volunteer.

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 non-discrimination 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.

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF SARASOTA COUNTY
2331 15th Street | Sarasota, FL 34237 | 941.955.4131 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
THE ANIMAL CLINIC OF HSSC
1090 North Tuttle Ave | Sarasota, FL 34237 | 941.364.3605 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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