Job Openings

Join the team and be a part of an extremely rewarding atmosphere to help the animals.


We are currently hiring for:

Animal Care Technician

Animal Care Technicians (ACT) are a critical piece to Ark-Valley Humane Society’s mission; the primary function of the ACT is to provide care for the animals and adoption counseling for potential adopters.

Job Duties Include (but not limited to):

Cleaning kennels, cages & animal housing Administering medications & treatments

Grooming, inc. bathing, nail trimming & ear cleaning

Adoption counseling

Inputting & managing animal information in animal database

Enrichment of the animals through exercising, training & socialization


Preform at a high-level in a fast paced environment

Able to lift 25lbs

Great multi-tasking skills

Independent & self-motivated

Strong work ethic & team oriented spirit

Attention to detail

Excellent time management

Knowledge of MS Office

Good organizational skills

Polite & professionalism

Bilingual a plus


$9.50-$10.50/Hour DOE

Work hours are generally between 8:00am and 6:00pm, with this position you will be required to work weekends.

How to Apply:

Please submit your application and resume to Alternatively, resumes & applications are accepted 7-days a week from 12pm to 5pm at Ark-Valley Humane Society  (701 Gregg Drive, Buena Vista, CO 81211)

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