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.

veterinary technicians (pet CLINIC)

The Humane Society of Pinellas is seeking experienced Veterinary Technicians to join our public Pet Clinic! Veterinary Technicians are responsible for assisting the daily departmental operations, including administering medications, assisting in surgery, completing tests, and evaluating the health of all animals seen through our public Pet Clinic. Veterinary Technicians are expected to have a working knowledge of veterinary medicine and experience working in the field.

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


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. Please contact Jackie at for more information!

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. Please contact Jackie at for more information! 

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, Nadja Inostroza, CVT, at for more information!

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

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