Employment

Looking for a rewarding career working with animals?  Would you like to help lost pets reunite with their families and help homeless pets find happy homes?  Join the team that is working for animals!  

Many of our full time positions work 4-day, 36-hour weeks, usually including one weekend day.  Full time positions receive the following benefits:

  • Medical insurance after 60 days with a portion of the premium paid by HOV
  • Dental, vision, short-term disability after 60 days (if medical insurance is accepted) with all of premium paid by employee
  • 4-8 recognized holidays per year (depending on position)
  • One week of paid personal time per year after completing 3 months of employment.
  • Up to two weeks of vacation per year after completing six months of employment
  • Free wellness vet care for your personal pets after 90 days
  • Personal pets may come to work subject to certain rules
  • Simple IRA retirement plan with up to 3% match by HOV after two years of employment

Vacancies will be posted below whenever Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter has an opening. All applicants must fill out an application.

Heart of the Valley Employment Application

Current Job Openings: 

Animal Care Specialist. Interested applicants must complete the Heart of the Valley Employment Application and return it to Blaine via email blaine@heartofthevalleyshelter.org or drop off application at HOV. Job Description – Animal Care Specialist Adoption Counselor 15-1130