HSHC Careers

Join Our Team

Help us Help the Animals

Working at HSHC is the definition of waking up every day excited to go to work. Every morning, you’ll be greeted with wagging tails and loving purrs from animals that need you. Doing your part to ensure that every animal has the chance to live, love and be loved is incredibly fulfilling. You’ll make life-long friends along the way – human, canine and feline. Join our team today!

You can see all the position that HSHC is currently accepting applications for here!

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    Our Story

    The Humane Society for Hamilton County (HSHC) is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization and one of the only open-admission, truly no-kill shelter in the country.  We serve as both the animal control facility and Humane Society for Hamilton County.

    At the Humane Society for Hamilton County, caring for animals isn’t just a job – it’s our passion. The impact we make is life-changing for the animals in our care and the people who love them.

    Our entry level positions in animal care start at $15 an hour and require no animal experience. We offer a full range of benefits. Did you know HSHC pays $450 a month toward medical insurance and employees are paid weekly? Apply now to get your application started.

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    HSHC has a comprehensive benefit package for eligible employees after 60 days of employment including:

    • Generous paid time off (PTO) and seven paid holidays.
    • If you work a holiday HSHC pays hourly employees time and a half PLUS holiday pay.
    • Health, dental and vision insurance.
    • Company provided life insurance.
    • Significant discounts for your pets including; vaccines, medications, preventative care, lab work and food.
    • Casual work environment in a brand new $12 million, 40,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility.
    • Bereavement for family and your pets.
    • Additional supplemental insurance, flex spending accounts, financial planning, and resources.
    • Matching 401(k)

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    Open Positions

    If you would like to make a direct impact on giving over 3,200 animals each year the chance to live, love and be loved… whatever it takes… then we want to hear from you.

    You can see all the position that HSHC is currently accepting applications for here!

Applicant Guidelines


You must be 18 years of age or older.


You must have reliable transportation to and from the shelter.

Drug Tested

Medical staff only must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Fit for Duty

You must be able to work around cats and dogs (allergies should be controlled) and able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs (if required for your job).

HSHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Humane Society for Hamilton County is committed to the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and is committed to making employment decisions based on experience, merit, and value.

Love & Let Live

Every animal deserves a second chance at love — and life. We invite you to be part of the solution and give back to the animals who give us so much.