The best professions are those that allow you to do what you love every day.


Current openings

The Humane Society of Pinellas believes that employees who enjoy what they do will make their workplace a success. HSP provides a positive and fun working environment in which employees are valued for their skills, diversity is not only accepted, but encouraged, and where people can make a difference in the world around them. Come be a part of the HSP family!

Please note, as a primarily outdoor animal shelter facility, all employees may be subject to standing/walking for long periods of time, working outdoors despite weather conditions, and must be able to lift 40 pounds or more. As a drug-free workplace, all applicants are subject to pre-employment drug screening.

rescue and foster coordinator

The Rescue and Foster Coordinator is responsible for serving as the liaison for both HSP foster parents, as well as shelter and rescue transfer partners. In regards to incoming underage and transferred animals, the Rescue and Foster Coordinator is responsible for adhering to medical and behavioral requirements prior to admission, as well as providing prophylactic medical care and testing at the time of intake; therefore, it is an expectation for the Rescue and Foster Coordinator to have veterinary and/or animal shelter experience. The Rescue and Foster Coordinator must demonstrate exceptional networking and relationship skills in order to recruit and maintain positive relationships with both foster parents and rescue partners, as both are essential to the success of HSP’s mission and the welfare of animals in the Tampa Bay community. Veterinary and/or shelter experience required.

Email resume to: AmandaCVT@HumanePinellas.org

CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

HSP is seeking part-time Customer Service Specialists. The Customer Service Specialist is responsible for processing adoptions, answering and directing incoming phone calls, and listening/responding to voicemails. The Customer Service Specialist must adequately understand and effectively communicate the Humane Society of Pinellas’ protocols and policies, as he/she is often the first Society representative with whom customers interact. Click here for full job description.

Email resume to: FMuir@HumanePinellas.org

lead veterinary technician - pet clinic

The Lead Veterinary Technician in the HSP Pet Clinic is responsible for aiding the veterinarians in overseeing the clinic medical staff. The Lead Veterinary Technician is responsible for supervision, scheduling, quarterly reviews, annual reviews and ongoing training of technicians and veterinary assistants, under the direction of the Lead Clinic Veterinarian. Please note, this is a management position and adequate experience is required. 

Email resume to: Christina@HumanePinellas.org

clinic receptionist

The Humane Society of Pinellas is proud to have a thriving affordable Pet Clinic on site to assist our community in providing exceptional veterinary care to Pinellas County pets. Due to this growing department's demands, HSP is seeking a Clinic Receptionist to join the team. The Clinic Receptionist is responsible for providing positive first and last impressions by answering phones/messages in a prompt, professional manner, greeting clients quickly and professionally, performing clerical and financial transactions and providing accurate information to clients. 

Email resumes to: Christina@HumanePinellas.org

camp counselor

The Kids’ Camp Counselor is responsible for assisting in the daily operation of the Deanna
Marie Palestra Humane Education Program Summer Camps. The goal of summer camps is to create a more humane future through teaching youth how to live harmoniously with animals, people and the environment. Due to the past faced, ever changing environment, camp counselors must have the ability to be flexible, patient and committed problem-solvers. The Kids’ Camp Counselor must demonstrate exceptional communication skills and an upbeat attitude. Applicants should have an interest in education and a strong worth ethic.

Email resumes to: Lucy@HumanePinellas.org


the humane society of pinellas is always accepting applications for the following positions - please complete an application below:

ADOPTIONS COUNSELOR

The Adoptions Counselor is responsible for interviewing potential adopters and matching pets with families to strengthen the human-animal bond. The Adoptions Counselor must adequately understand and effectively communicate the Humane Society of Pinellas’ protocols and policies, as he/she is included in one of the first Society representative’s with whom customers interact. The Adoptions  Counselor must communicate medical and behavioral observations to the appropriate department, be respectful of the HSP facility and animals, while also understanding the personality of HSP’s adoptable animals in order to best match them with potential adopters. 

animal Caretaker

Animal Caretakers are responsible for the physical, emotional and behavioral needs of all animals at the Humane Society of Pinellas. The Animal Caretaker must objectively communicate medical and behavioral observations to the appropriate department, be respectful of the HSP facility and animals, while also understanding the animals in their care are adjusting to a shelter environment. The Animal Caretaker is responsible for helping alleviate the stress of this adjustment period through proper cleaning protocols, low-stress handling, and enriching the lives of newly admitted pets.

Email resume to: JBurdick@HumanePinellas.org

ASSISTANT CLINIC TECHNICIAN

The Humane Society of Pinellas is proud to have a thriving affordable Pet Clinic on site to assist our community in providing exceptional veterinary care to Pinellas County pets. Due to this growing department's demands, HSP is seeking additional Assistant Clinic Technicians to join our team! The Assistant Clinic Technician is responsible for providing assistance to the Clinic Veterinarian, clients and other staff as needed for both medical and clerical duties. A working knowledge of veterinary technician duties, including animal restraint, phlebotomy and vaccinations, is essential, as well as exceptional customer service skills.  Veterinary technician students are encouraged to apply! Click here for the full job description. 

Email resumes to: Christina@HumanePinellas.org


Just graduated from Vet Tech school? Currently in school?

Ask us about interning with our medical department! Get hands on experience, credit hours and help homeless pets at the same time! Email our Lead Veterinary Technician, Amanda Witt, CVT, at AmandaCVT@HumanePinellas.org for more information!


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We are always accepting applications for hardworking, enthusiastic people to join our team!

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