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Animal Care Technician

Job Description

The Humane Society of Eastern Carolina is looking for a professional, compassionate individual willing to work hard! Animal Care Technicians are the life-blood of our organization. They take care of both cats and dogs, clean runs and kennels, administer medications (after training), and also facilitate adoptions! Candidates must be willing to maintain a clean and safe work environment, be a hard worker, and be professional.

We are a small, close-knit group of individuals who work hard in often unforgiving conditions to ensure the health and safety of our animals.


Candidates must be:

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation

  • Able to lift more than 50 pounds

  • Stand for extended periods of time

  • Work in heat or cold

  • Have a flexible schedule (some student schedules can be worked with, but MUST have weekend availability)

  • Able to work in a group and independently

  • Have good interpersonal skills

  • MUST be comfortable working with jumpy/mouthy dogs.

  • MUST be willing to learn how to train dogs.


Pay starts at $8.50/hour.


Shifts range from 7 am to around 6:00 pm, with a significant break in between shifts on the weekdays. Must have open or extremely flexible availability.


To apply, please send your cover letter, including your availability, and resume to our Shelter Director at

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


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