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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at Larimer Humane Society! Regular full-time and regular part-time employees (30 hours plus per week) are eligible for benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tax-deferred Retirement Plan (403B)
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays

To apply for a position, please submit your cover letter and resume or fax to 970-226-2968. Please note that Larimer Humane Society accepts applications solely for posted positions.  Applicants are requested to submit a separate cover letter and resume for each position in which they are interested.  Cover letters should highlight a single job posting.  

Larimer Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. 

Over 50 animal lovers work at Larimer Humane Society! Apply today!

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We are currently accepting applications for the positions below. 

Click on job title to view description and requirements:

pdfAnimal Care Technician (ACT)
Regular Full-Time (40 hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly    

Larimer Humane Society is seeking qualified applicants to join our Animal Care Technician (ACT) team.  Our ACTs are responsible for the daily care of Shelter animals as well as habitat cleaning.  Animal care positions involve a significant amount of animal interaction and physical labor with limited sedentary work.  Animals in our care include dogs, cats, small mammals, exotic animals, barnyard animals and more.  Must have emotional intelligence, work ethics and integrity skills.  Work shifts vary and include at least one weekend day as the positions generally provide animal care coverage from 7:30am to 7:30pm Monday through Friday and from 7:30am to 5:30pm Saturday and Sunday.  Must be able to work overtime and holidays as required.  Please review the full job description and include your days and times of work availability, as well as start date availability, in a cover letter.  Local applicants are preferred as relocation assistance is unavailable. 

$11.20 per hour. Closes when filled or November 30, 2018.    


pdfClient Services Supervisor, Animal Shelter
Regular Full-Time (40 hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly

Larimer Humane Society is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Client Services Supervisor.  Our Client Services Supervisors are responsible for the operations of our Adoption and Intake areas, during a particular shift, ensuring services to clients are consistent and high quality.  Services include animal adoptions, returns, intakes, merchandise sales and more.  The job is a full-time, 40-hour per week, working supervisor position.  Incumbents train and supervise Client Services Representatives and volunteers, and are engaged in client services tasks.  Additional responsibilities include participating in our Shelter Team and Supervisor and Manager meetings and reviewing work-flow, creating schedules and suggesting and implementing improvements.  The job involves daily, hands-on, interaction with animals including dogs, cats, small mammals, birds, various types of reptiles and more.  Requirements include two years of customer service experience plus one year of proven staff supervisory experience, preferably in an animal related industry, or six months of Larimer Humane Society Lead experience.  Proven emotional intelligence, work ethics and integrity skills required.  The schedule for this position will include a weekend day and overtime will be required as needed.  Please include start date availability, days and times of work availability and pay requirements in cover letter.  Local candidates preferred as there is no relocation assistance available for the position.

Hiring range starts at $14.00 per hour and may be negotiable commensurate with applicable experience. Closes when filled.


pdfShelter Veterinarian (Relief)
Relief, Exempt, Hourly

Larimer Humane Society is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Relief Shelter Veterinarian at our new, state of the art, shelter facility located in Northern Colorado.  The relief positions provide examinations, veterinary care, monitoring, dental and surgery services for animals in the care of Larimer Humane Society.  Incumbents serve as the shelter’s veterinarian, on an as-needed basis, in the absence of staff veterinarians.  Essential duties include performing spay/neuter and other surgeries, dentals and more.   Applicants must be licensed in the State of Colorado to practice veterinary medicine (or obtain CO license soon after hiring), must provide proof of Professional Liability insurance and must have high volume surgical sterilization experience.  Preference will be given to applicants with previous shelter experience.  Supervisory experience is helpful as is experience with exotics and small mammals.  Please indicate availability and rate requirement in cover letter.           

Closes when filled.


pdfVeterinary Technician
Part-Time (20 – 25 hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly

Larimer Humane Society, located in Northern Colorado, is seeking qualified Veterinary Technician applicants.  Our Veterinary Technicians provide clinical and administrative support for the Shelter's Veterinary Services department.  Major responsibilities include assisting with the surgical program including induction and intubation of surgery patients; maintaining accurate records; performing basic animal assessment and triage; administering treatment and medications as needed; performing dental cleanings and more.  The position requires a minimum of 1 to 2 years of previous work experience in a veterinary clinic and/or animal shelter clinic.  Surgical assistance and proficiency with intubation, IV catheter placement and IV injection techniques is also required.  Both part-time and full-time positions generally include a weekend shift as well as holiday shifts as needed.  For consideration, please include days and hours of availability, desire for full-time or part-time employment, and salary requirements in cover letter.   

Expected hiring range for non-certified technicians begins at $12.50 per hour and increases for certified technicians.

Closes when filled.  



Larimer Humane Society conducts criminal background checks, DMV checks and requires drug testing of employment candidates. Employees must be a minimum of 21 years of age for insurance purposes.

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