Animal Shelter

The Franklin County Animal Shelter offers a competitive hourly rate and a positive, friendly working atmosphere. Our potential employees will be professional, enthusiastic animal lovers, detail-oriented with excellent communication skills, comfortable interacting with the adopting public, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Check below for our available positions! Due to the high volume of response we receive, we are only able to respond to qualified interview candidates. Please do not call/email the shelter with inquiries regarding open positions. Thank you for understanding!

Available Positions:

Kennel Technician

The Franklin County Animal Shelter is seeking a Part-Time Kennel Technician, with potential for full-time hours. Must be available to work 7am to 5pm both Saturday and Sunday, and have reliable transportation. Our ideal candidate will be a professional, enthusiastic, hard-working animal lover with excellent multi-tasking skills and a willingness to get dirty, do some heavy lifting, and spend a majority of their work day standing and walking. Duties primarily include cleaning cat kennels, litter boxes, and other surfaces; laundry; washing pet dishes; mopping floors; and handling cats, but may also include cleaning dog kennels, and walking and cleaning up after dogs. While this job does not include benefits, the Franklin County Animal Shelter does offer competitive pay and a positive, friendly working atmosphere. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and three references (two employer references and one non-family personal reference) in one PDF file to, or come by the shelter to fill out an application.