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Employment Opportunities


Since 1870, the Humane Society of Missouri has been dedicated to second chances. We provide a safe and caring haven to all animals in need - large and small - that have been abused, neglected or abandoned. Our mission is to end the cycle of abuse and pet overpopulation through our rescue and investigation efforts, spay/neuter programs and educational classes. We are committed to creating lasting relationships between people and animals through our adoption programs. We further support that bond by making available world-class veterinary care, and outstanding pet obedience and behavior programs. The animals thank you for your support.

The Humane Society of Missouri offers competitive wages and an excellent benefit package.

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Find jobs based at:

Macklind Ave. Headquarters in St. Louis City Westport Area Center in Maryland Heights Kuehner Center in Chesterfield Valley Longmeadow Rescue Ranch in Union, MO

HEADQUARTERS
1201 Macklind Avenue • St. Louis, MO 63110


Purchasing Manager - Click here to apply!

Manages inventory for all departments within the Humane Society while safeguarding it in a neat and safe supply room. Coordinates supply orders between departments, while identifying and negotiating cost savings. Maintains accounting records. Builds and maintains relationships with vendors. Coordinates company vehicles and cell phones. Ideal candidate will have an Associate's degree in Accounting or with an Accounting emphasis and 5+ years of relevant work experience in a Purchasing department or similar role, including supervisory experience. Candidate must demonstrate the understanding of inventory, including receiving, issuance, pricing values and adjustments. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office products and Microsoft Dynamics experience is preferred. Excellent customer service and communication skills.


Veterinary Technician - Click here to apply!

We are seeking an individual with veterinary hospital experience to work in our AAHA accredited veterinary clinic and surgery center. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual that possesses knowledge of animal health care, animal restraint techniques, and surgery preparation in addition to being detail-oriented, and having excellent communication and multi-tasking skills. A commitment to client education and communication are required for this position.  This position assists veterinarians; restrains animals, dispenses surgical equipment; lifts animals to weigh for medications/anesthetics, preps animals for treatment and/or surgery, maintains medical records, monitors anesthetic procedures, administers & dispenses medications, applies splints/bandages and cleans/disinfects medical & surgical equipment. The ideal candidate will also be excellent at maintaining strong working relationships with HSMO coworkers and customers and maintaining a positive and professional public image at all times. This individual should have animal handling/restraining experience, experience in a veterinary hospital setting. Also must be available for shifts Monday thru Saturday.


Director of Planned Giving and Major Gifts - Click here to apply!

Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the planned gift and major gifts programs at the Humane Society of Missouri. Coordinates and administers planned giving, Leadership Circle and major gift appeals. Creates and manages planned giving operating plan and implements related policies and procedures. With Chief Development Officer, creates and implements major gifts operating plan and related policies and procedures. Participates in department fundraising strategy: establishing goals, objectives, action plans, and implementation. Develops planned giving programs to attract potential contributors. Writes and administers planned gift offerings and executes agreements utilizing appropriate accounting and legal resources. Manages and coordinates the identification, cultivation, solicitation and recognition of major gifts and planned giving prospects and donors for both the operating budget and Capital Campaign. Supports the overall efforts of the organization and its mission through various special projects and events as assigned.


Animal Health Care Specialist - Click here to apply!

The Humane Society of Missouri is seeking highly motivated individuals with a passion for helping animals to work at our HQ location as Animal Health Care Specialist. This position provides all animals in the Adoption Center with proper care and attention including cleaning and sanitizing cages, runs, floors, and rooms, providing food and water, and restraining animals for medical procedures. Must be able to work well in challenging emotional settings. Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, 3-6 months animal handling experience, excellent internal customer service skills. Full time position MUST be available to work weekend.


Adoption Counselor (Full-time) - Click here to apply!

This position takes care of dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets while they wait for their new families to take them home. We are looking for people who have animal handling experience and excellent customer service skills, and are passionate about helping animals find their forever homes! Responsibilities include feeding, watering, walking, kennel sanitation and general care of the animals. Previous experience in animal care and customer service desired. Must be available for weekend shifts.

Client and Animal Service Specialist (Full-time) - Click here to apply

This position interacts with the public in person and by phone and conducts animal intake/receiving; processes and adopts animals; completes records for all animal processing; and provides essential care to animals received. Qualified candidates must have exceptional customer service skills, experience in handling animals and excellent communication and computer skills. This position includes weekends and may require overtime.

Assistant Supervisor: Macklind Adoption Center (Full Time) - Click here to apply!

Responsibilities include: coordinating activities of the Adoption Center including supervising, training and assisting staff; monitoring daily work schedules; ensuring quality control, handling customer service issues, and meeting and talking with the public. This person must be extraordinary at establishing and maintaining strong working relationships and maintaining a positive and professional public image at all times. Must also have excellent customer service, communication team work, and problem solving skills and have open availability. Previous supervisory and animal handling experience preferred.

Statewide Investigator 20232016 - Click here to apply!

An opening exists for a dedicated individual with excellent communication and animal handling skills to respond to calls regarding the welfare of animals.  Primary responsibilities include the investigation of cases related to animal neglect, abuse and abandonment, education of pet and livestock owners, the promotion of responsible animal care, and assisting the Animal Cruelty Task Force with the rescue of animals due to distressing conditions or disasters.  This mission oriented position requires the candidate to be self-motivated, have excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills, coupled with the knowledge of responsible pet ownership, and must display a high level of professionalism at all times.  Previous animal related experience and/or investigative or security experience is required.  Due to the nature of the job, weekend and on call availability is a must.  This position serves the following counties, and it is required the candidate reside in one of the following:
Moniteau, Morgan, Miller, Camden, Cole, Osage, Gasconade, Franklin, Maries, Pulaski, Phelps, Crawford, Washington, St. Francois, Howell, Iron, Reynolds, Dent, Texas, Laclede or Wright.


 CHESTERFIELD VALLEY at Boone's Crossing
17537 Edison Avenue • Chesterfield, MO 63005

Registered Vet Tech - Chesterfield Valley Adoption Center - Click here to apply!

This position maintains animal health including treating sick and injured animals as directed by our veterinarians. Will also administer treatments and process laboratory specimens as directed by veterinarians; administers medication orders; maintains pharmacy stock; orders medications and special food; assists Shelter vets; maintains medical record transcripts; sanitizes kennels. This position requires a veterinary technician graduate with a current state license. Applicants must possess organizational and computer skills, and have effective communication skills. Must be available for weekend schedules.


 WESTPORT AREA CENTER in Maryland Heights
2400 Drilling Service Road • Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Client and Animal Service Specialist - Part-time - Click here to apply!

Our Adoption Center in Maryland Heights is seeking a Client and Animal Service Specialist. This part time position is the main point of contact for our Adoption and Receiving Desk. Responsibilities include: interacting with and providing information to public in person and by phone, receiving payment for all Adoption Center transactions, cleaning reception and animal areas, completing and filing paperwork, operating Adoption Center computer system, conducting animal intake, processing adoptions, and providing essential care to animals received. Qualified candidates must have exceptional customer service skills, experience in handling animals and excellent communication and computer skills. HS Diploma/GED and 1-3 months related experience required. MUST be available to work weekends.


Seasonal Adoption Counselor - Click here to apply!

Our Maryland Heights location is looking for Seasonal help in their Adoption Center. Adoption Counselors take care of dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets while they wait for their new families to take them home. We are looking for people who have animal handling experience & excellent customer service skills, and are passionate about helping animals find their forever homes! Responsibilities include feeding, watering, walking, kennel sanitation, and general care of the animals. Previous experience in animal care is preferred. Candidates must be able to work a flexible, full time schedule and be available to work weekends. Must be very customer service oriented and have some knowledge or experience in the care and handling of animals.


Registered Vet Tech - Click here to apply!

Our Maryland Heights location is seeking an experienced veterinary technician who is licensed in Missouri to work in our Adoption Center examination room. This position conducts routine exams, lab tests, administers medications and maintains animal health including treatment of sick and injured animals as directed by our veterinarians. Previous experience in a shelter or veterinary clinic setting is required. Applicants must also possess organizational skills, have effective communication skills and be computer literate. Must have a current Missouri Vet Tech license.


Clinic Desk Clerk - Click here to apply!

Our Maryland Heights location of the Animal Medical Center of Mid-America is seeking a full-time team member to join us as a Clinic Desk Clerk. This full time position requires someone with excellent customer service skills and knowledge of animal health care in addition to being detail-oriented and effective at multi-tasking. Responsibilities include: assisting clients, answering questions, processing payments and transactions, maintaining files, issuing rabies tags/licenses, and maintaining the cleanliness of clerical area and equipment. Must be available to work Saturday shifts.


Lead Adoption Counselor: Maryland Heights Adoption Center - Click here to apply!

We are looking for an individual with strong leadership abilities, a high level of professionalism, and excellent communication skills to be a leader for Adoption Center Staff. Responsibilities include: training staff, organizing and overseeing workflow, providing back up to management in regards to opening and closing duties and overseeing daily Adoption Center operations, providing animals the Adoption Center with proper care and attention including feeding, cleaning, sanitation, and medical procedures, as well as following Adoption Center guidelines to make appropriate adoption matches. Other responsibilities include operating the cash register efficiently and accurately, unpacking, labeling, setting up, and selling gift shop merchandise, and maintaining and completing forms and records accurately. Candidates must have excellent customer service, leadership, and communication skills, at least 6 months of related experience, and be able to work well in a fast paced environment. Must be available to work weekends.

Adoption Counselor (Full-time) - Click here to apply!

This position takes care of dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets while they wait for their new families to take them home.We are looking for people who have animal handling experience and excellent customer service skills, and are passionate about helping animals find their forever homes! Responsibilities include feeding, watering, walking, kennel sanitation and general care of the animals. Previous experience in animal care is preferred.Candidates must be able to work a flexible, full-time schedule and be available to work weekends. Must be very customer service oriented and have some knowledge or experience in the care and handling of animals.


LONGMEADOW RESCUE RANCH
480 Josephs Road • Union, MO 63084


Lead Ranch Assistant - Click here to apply!

HSMO’s Longmeadow Rescue Ranch is looking for a LEAD Ranch Assistant. Responsibilities include monitoring and checking the work of other employees and ranch volunteers, scheduling and overseeing the daily work arrangements, ensuring proper care for all animals at the ranch, adherence to established feeding, sanitation, medical procedures, assisting and restraining animals for veterinarian and farrier, and following all HSM Adoption policies guidelines.

The successful candidate should have professional horse handling experience, have or ability to obtain a Class E Driver’s license, and horse trailer experience. Experience working with stallions and foals is preferred, including halter training and socializing. Experience with other farm animals is desirable. Should be proficient in personal computing skills (word, excel, email, and internet). Prior Lead or supervisory experience would be a plus.

Position requires a flexible schedule and includes weekend work.


Ranch Assistant - Click here to apply!

Responsibilities include feeding, watering, turning out animals, and cleaning stalls and living quarters. Provides all animals at Longmeadow Rescue Ranch with proper care and attention including adherence to established feeding, sanitation and medical procedures. Horses, goats, sheep, birds and pigs need care and attention.  Interacts with public in a positive and courteous manner. The successful candidate must be 18 years or older, should have previous horse handling experience, a Driver’s license, high school diploma and experience with other farm animals is desirable. Experience working with stallions and foals is preferred, including halter training and socializing. Operates all types of equipment and various attachments in a safe and responsible manner. Position requires a flexible schedule and includes weekend work.


Ranch Assistant (Temporary) - Click here to apply!

This position ensures proper care for all animals at the ranch; adherence to established feeding, sanitation, medical procedures; and following all HSM Adoption policies guidelines. The successful candidate should have professional horse handling experience, have a Class E Driver's license or the ability to obtain one, and large horse trailer experience is desirable. This position must interact with the public in a positive and courteous manner, and requires a flexible schedule - including weekend work.