Employment

Employment Opportunities at the Sacramento SPCA

The Sacramento SPCA is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants. All prospective employees will be required to submit to a background check done through the Sacramento SPCA prior to employment. All positions listed below are open until removed from this page.

Questions? Write: HR@sspca.org or correspond to:

Human Resources
Sacramento SPCA
6201 Florin Perkins Road
Sacramento, CA 95828


Title Animal Care Attendant
Salary $11.27 per hour to start, PTO, holiday pay, and health benefits
Location 6201 Florin Perkins Rd Sacramento, CA
Job Information

Department:  Animal Services
Reports to:  Animal Services Manager/Chief Operations Officer
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt, Two full time positions available

General Summary

Employees in this area have the primary responsibility for the sanitary maintenance and care of all animals housed with the SSPCA, maintaining clean and orderly animal housing and employee work areas, assisting with the placement or euthanasia of animals, maintaining the health and welfare of all animals in the care of the society, and assisting the general public as required.

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Title Shelter Medicine Registered Veterinary Technician
Salary $18 – $20/hour D.O.E.
Location Sacramento
Job Information

Sacramento SPCA Job Description

Job Title:                           Shelter Medicine Registered Veterinary Technician

Department:                     Operations

Reports To:                       Chief of Shelter Medicine, Chief Operations Officer

FLSA Status:                     Non-Exempt

General Summary:

The Shelter Medicine RVT has the primary responsibility of assisting the Chief of Shelter Medicine in the care and treatment of shelter animals. This position requires a current California Registered Veterinary Technician License.

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Title Chief Operations Officer
Salary D.O.E.
Location Sacramento
Job Information

Sacramento SPCA Job Description

Job Title:                            Chief Operations Officer

Department:                       Operations

Reports To:                        Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

FLSA Status:                      Exempt

General Summary:

Manages, oversees, and supervises a wide range of professional work with regard to personnel management, shelter operations, and service programs.. This position assumes administrative leadership of the Sacramento SPCA in the absence of the CEO and is responsible for the development of departmental policies, procedures and guidelines in consultation with the CEO.

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Title Adoption Counselor – Part-time
Salary 11.27/hour
Start Date 2016-07-07
End Date 2016-09-30
Location Sacramento SPCA
Job Information

Sacramento SPCA Job Description
Job Title:                          Adoption Counselor
Department:                       Adoptions
Reports To:                        Adoption  Manager, Adoption
FLSA Status:                     Non-Exempt

General Summary:
It is the responsibility of the Adoption Counselor, under the direction of the Adoption Manager/Supervisor; to assist the public with specific adoption service needs, answer questions and concerns and provide needed information when called upon.  Individuals in this classification represent Sacramento SPCA policies and procedures to the public and are expected to maintain a positive and receptive environment for those individuals visiting or calling the Sacramento SPCA.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Greet and assist customers entering the Adoptions lobby.
  2. Listen to customers and provide effective responses and remedies to their questions and needs.
  3. Counsel potential adopters in selecting a pet that fits their lifestyle, discuss the responsibilities of pet ownership, show animals to prospective adopters during shelter open hours, give information about specific animals and explain the adoption process to shelter visitors.
  4. Responsible for knowing which animals are available for adoption and knowing the temperaments and personalities of these pets.
  5. Communicates principles that convey and impart an understanding of the policies and procedures of the SSPCA to the public.
  6. Type and enter data at a rate of 35 words per minute with minimal errors.
  7. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
  8. Answers public telephone calls in a professional manner, routes inquiries to the proper person/department and initiates written messages for follow up.
  9. Treats all animals humanely, with compassion and concern, both on and off the job and transmits these values to others.
  10. Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.

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Title Thrift Store Floor Merchandiser/Sorter – Part-Time
Start Date 2016-07-08
Location Adoptable Goods Sacramento CA
Job Information

Job Title:                             Thrift Store Floor Merchandiser/Sorter

Department:                        Sacramento SPCA Thrift Store/Community Services

Reports To:                         Store Manager/Community Services Director

FLSA Status:                       Non-Exempt

General Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for sorting incoming donations for quality and appropriate pricing per pre-existing guidelines. Secondary job responsibilities will include the displaying of merchandise in the store, rotating stock, some cleaning and maintenance, customer service, and sales. Occasional cashiering may also be required.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Sorts incoming donations for quality and proper pricing.
  2. Tag, mark/sign, hang, organize, straighten, and stock, donations.
  3. Creates and maintains sales floor displays for daily operations and seasonal events, under the direction of the store manager.
  4. Ensures merchandise is rotated constantly to prevent over-crowding and over population of stagnant product. This includes proper mark-downs of older merchandise.
  5. Helps monitor merchandise prices for consistency, competitor-reports, over or under value, and sales.
  6. Occasional cashiering. Ability to make correct change and follow accounting procedures.
  7. Must always present a courteous, friendly and helpful attitude to all customers, volunteers, and staff. Must not participate in gossiping or triangulation.
  8. Must be punctual, maintain regular, predictable attendance, and be adaptable to schedule changes based on the needs of the store.
  9. Must be committed to a high standard of safety, be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules, and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.

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Title Spay/Neuter Veterinary Surgeon
Salary DOE
Start Date 2016-07-07
Location 6201 Florin-Perkins Road, Sacramento, CA 95828
Job Information

Job Title:                      Spay/Neuter Veterinary Surgeon

Department:                 Spay Neuter Clinic

Reports To:                   Chief of Surgery (Veterinarian)/COO

FLSA Status:                Exempt — Applies to full time, part time, temporary positions (although must meet specific criteria to be exempt).

General Summary:

This position performs spay and neuter surgeries on cats and dogs, occasionally rabbits, and other animals in our high quality/high volume Spay/Neuter Clinic.  Veterinarian may be required to help with shelter medicine cases on occasion.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Performs spay and neuter surgeries as scheduled in any of our clinics, including feral cat and mobile clinics.
  2. Performs 20 to 25 surgeries on average each working day, with minimal complication rate.
  3. Performs pre-operative exam and provides reasonable post-operative care for the animals, including prescribing appropriate medications or treatment for animals requiring care beyond established clinic protocol
  4. Makes decisions regarding the animals’ health and suitability to undergo surgery.
  5. Assists with shelter medicine cases when needed, particularly when the Shelter Medicine Veterinarian is unavailable.
  6. Helps ensure the safe storage, access, and use of controlled and non-controlled drugs in compliance with applicable State and Federal regulations.
  7. Responsible for maintaining a current veterinary license in good standing.
  8. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
  9. Must be committed to a high standard of safety and willing and able to comply with all safety laws, safety policies and rules, and be willing to report safety violations to supervisor or management.
  10. Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas.

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Title Customer Service Representative – Receiving
Salary 11.27 Hourly
Start Date 2016-07-08
Location Sacramento SPCA
Job Information

Job Title:                            Customer Service Representative

Department:                       Animal Services

Reports To:                        Customer Service Supervisor/Manager

FLSA Status:                      Non-Exempt

General Summary:

It is the responsibility of the Customer Service Representative to assist the public with animal surrender services and answer questions and concerns. Individuals in this classification state and clarify the Sacramento SPCA policies and procedures to the public and are expected to maintain a positive and receptive environment for those customers visiting or calling the Sacramento SPCA.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Precisely records incoming animals in the prescribed manner.
  2. Communicates to the public, the principles that convey and impart an understanding of the policies and procedures of the Sacramento SPCA.
  3. Answers public telephone calls in a professional manner, routes inquiries to the proper person/department and initiates written messages for follow up.
  4. Provides accurate information and friendly professional service to the public and to co-workers in a positive, courteous, truthful and tactful manner.
  5. Rinses, scrubs, mops and disinfects animal cages, hallways, floors, walls and isolation/quarantine areas; cleans water and food dishes and related kennel equipment and facilities.
  6. Performs or assists with the euthanasia of animals by injection as required.
  7. Type and enter data at a rate of 40 words per minute with minimal errors.
  8. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
  9. Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.

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