Employment Opportunities

Animal Caretaker

Responsibilities: Caring for and interacting with the shelter dogs and cats, tending to and cleaning the inside dog kennels and cat rooms, picking up after the dogs outside, laundry, keeping food and water bowls cleaned and filled, leash walking dogs around the property, rotating dog groups for outside exercise and play time in fenced areas, showing dogs and cats to potential adopters for meet and greets, and other responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old, responsible, dependable, hard-working, be able to multi-task, work well with others and physically work on your feet the majority of the day (both inside and outside), be able to lift and carry heavy items and dogs if needed, and most importantly, must love animals!

The shelter is open every day - 365 days a year, seven days a week, including holidays. The hours for this position consist of between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm. Full-time and part-time opportunities available. Pay starts at $10/hour depending on experience.

***PLEASE APPLY IN-PERSON*** Stop by SPA at: 905 Mallard Drive in Gallatin, TN - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday between 9:00am and 4:00pm to fill out an application and speak to the Director, Diana Townsend. No appointment needed. If you’d like more information or have any questions, please contact Diana at 615-451-7342.