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Larimer Humane Society's mission to further the compassionate, safe, and responsible relationship between animals and people.

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at Larimer Humane Society! Regular full-time and regular part-time employees (30 hours plus per week) are eligible for benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tax-deferred Retirement Plan (403B)
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays

To apply for a position, please submit your cover letter and resume or fax to 970-226-2968. Please note that Larimer Humane Society accepts applications solely for posted positions.  Applicants are requested to submit a separate cover letter and resume for each position in which they are interested.  Cover letters should highlight a single job posting.  

Larimer Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. 

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We are currently accepting applications for the following positions 

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Regular Full-Time (40hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly
Larimer Humane Society is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Animal Protection and Control (APC) Officer. The Society’s APC positions are full-time, 40 hours per week, jobs responsible for enforcing State, County and City codes and ordinances governing animal control functions (e.g. field enforcement, licensing, animals at large, animal bite investigations, etc.) and includes animal handling and constraint. The position also performs the duties of an Animal Control Dispatcher. Officers represent the organization in a professional and courteous manner at all times. This position requires learning a wide range of policies, procedures and processes quickly and includes a significant amount of field work and animal handling. Requirements include a minimum of one-year animal care, welfare and/or handling in a professional position. Proven clerical and math skills required. Must be able to read and interpret ordinances, prioritize duties and multi-task within a busy work environment. Ability to relate information to the public and staff in a concise, clear manner required as is the ability to work in direct contact with aggressive, injured animals. Previous enforcement and/or dispatch experience desired as is being bilingual English/Spanish. Solid computer skills required and knowledge of Chameleon software helpful. The work schedule is generally 4x10 or 5x8, subject to business need, and includes one weekend day. Compensated on-call overnight shifts are required as are holiday shifts. Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings. Living arrangements within 30 miles of the Shelter due to on-call duties. Please include days and hours of work availability in cover letter.

Hiring range begins at $12.65 per hour (non-certified) and is negotiable commensurate with certification/experience. Closes when filled.

Regular Full-Time (40 hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly

Larimer Humane Society is seeking qualified applicants for a Behavior and Enrichment Specialist.  Reporting to the Shelter Manager, this is a full-time position serving as an internal animal behavior and training resource for the Shelter and an external resource for our partners.  The position will design, document and/or implement behavior-related programs. Behavior and enrichment responsibilities include ensuring shelter animals behaviorally assessed for adoption, foster, transfer and behavior treatment plans.  Works to ensure enrichment needs of shelter animals are being met. The position is responsible for providing support and training for new team members as well as assisting the Shelter Manager with department operations as needed.  Requirements include a minimum of an Associate’s degree in biology, animal behavior, animal husbandry or comparable field of study, or equivalent work experience.  One year of behavior assessment hands-on experience required.  Animal enrichment experience preferred. Companion animal behavior modification experience strongly preferred.  Proven CPDT-KSA status, or in process of obtaining it, strongly preferred as is IAABC Shelter Affiliate status.  Previous veterinary assistant experience helpful.  The general work schedule for the position is five days per week with one-weekend day shift and some evenings.  Please include days and times of availability in cover letter.  Local candidates preferred as there is no relocation assistance for the position.

Hiring range is $12.20 to $14.20 per hour and may be negotiable commensurate with experience. Closes when filled.


Regular Full-Time (40 hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly

Larimer Humane Society is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Coordinator position.  Reporting to the Director of Operations, this is a full-time position responsible for facility maintenance tasks in, and at, the shelter building and any other property owned or operated by Larimer Humane Society.  Essential duties include ensuring proper maintenance of the Shelter facilities equipment and grounds.  The incumbent performs light carpentry, painting, tiling, routine plumbing, daily janitorial and cleaning tasks, grounds keeping and more.  Must have solid computer skills.  A high school diploma, or equivalent, plus one year of facility maintenance and project management  experience is required.  The general work schedule is 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend and evening hours as required.  Please include days and times of availability, as well as salary requirements, in a cover letter.  Local applicants preferred. Hourly-rate hiring range begins in the lower teens and is negotiable commensurate with applicable experience. 


Closes when filled.  


Larimer Humane Society conducts criminal background checks, DMV checks and requires drug testing of employment candidates. Employees must be a minimum of 21 years of age for insurance purposes.

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