What We Do : Work for Us

Join Our Team!

Do you have a passion for animals, hard work, and providing great customer service? Although we may not always have immediate openings for every position, we are always looking for great people to join our team at Seattle Humane. We always accept applications!

Download an employment application or pick one up at our campus. Employment applications may be faxed to (425) 747-2985, emailed to [email protected], mailed or delivered in person to: Seattle Humane, 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98005.

To give us the best and most complete information from which to evaluate your qualifications, please send us your resume and a completed employment application. If you are interested in more than one position, please prioritize your interests. Due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every inquiry. No phone calls please.

 


 

Currently Accepting Applications for...   

Temporary Staff Veterinarian 

We are looking for a temporary Staff Veterinarian to join the shelter's clinic team to cover during a leave. We are a nationally recognized nonprofit shelter that provides high quality medical care to our shelter guests. We also perform over 2,500 public spay/neuters annually with plans to expand. Come to Seattle Humane, and make a daily difference in the lives of animals in our community! The ideal candidate will have experience and a keen intrest in shelter work. The temporary Staff Veterinarian will perform spay and neuter surgeries and other surgeries as needed, examine, diagnose and provide treatment to shelter animals according to established guidelines and provide information and medical guidance to the vet staff as needed to facilitate the health care of all Seattle Humane animals. Must thrive in a busy environment and exemplify the high level of care SH provides to shelter guests. Proficiency in high-volume spay/neuter techniques, soft-tissue surgery, and dentistry required. The veterinarian must support the mission, goals and philosophy of Seattle Humane. Must have strong communication skills and be able to motivate others. The coverage period will likely be late summer through fall.

Adoption Advisor

If you are a people-person who would love to help animals find a home of their own, this position may be just right for you! The Adoption Advisor is responsible for working with the public to match the appropriate animal to the interested applicant. You must have terrific customer service skills, an outgoing personality and great juggling skills - lots of multi-tasking. We have a full-time and part-time position available. We have a part-time position available.  

Animal Care Assistant 

Are you a cat person? Our Animal Care Assistants are responsible for the daily care, cleaning, feeding, and medicating of the cats housed at Seattle Humane. From newborn kittens waiting to go into foster care to shy adult cats who are overwhelmed with their new environment, the ACA team provides high-quality, individualized care to each and every cat in the facility while providing suggestions and feedback to Cat Program Manager and Cat Animal Care Coordinator. This part-time, morning position is both fun and fast-paced and offers lots of opportunity for hands-on experience working with cats in a shelter environment. Weekend availability is required.

 


 

For Future Consideration

(Though the below positions are not currently available, we ALWAYS accept applications for future consideration - so don't hesitate to apply!)   

Kennel Technician 

Do you love dogs? The Kennel Technician position is primarily cleaning and caring for our canine shelter guests. Hosing, scrubbing, feeding and laundry – oh my! Shelter experience and animal handling background will put you ahead of the pack! 

 


 

Our Benefits

All positions include training opportunities, an employee assistance program for employees and their families, employee discounts on merchandise and limited veterinary services. Optional: automatic payroll deposit, tax shelter annuity, supplemental insurance coverage and credit union membership. Full time positions are eligible for medical, dental and vision insurance (we pay 100% of the employee's medical and dental coverage premiums for full-time employees!), life insurance fully paid by our organization, ten paid holidays and a generous paid time off plan.

You might also like to:

VISIT the shelter in Bellevue
READ all about our philosophy
ENROLL your furry friend in a training class