Job Post

Shelter Technician

Company Name: Summit County Animal Control
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Location: Frisco, CO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Operations

Department:  Summit County Sheriff’s Office – Animal Control Division

Position Classification: Animal Shelter Technician (40 hours per week)

Position Requirements: Must be able to handle a physically demanding job for 10-hour shifts. Must be able to lift 75 pounds routinely. Strong customer service and animal handling skills, computer skills, and excellent communication skills desired. Flexible schedule needed. Valid driver’s license and background check required.


The ideal candidate will be a team oriented professional with the strong desire to care for and help pets find a home.


Expectations of the chosen candidate: Cleans and sanitizes animal holding areas and animal shelter facility. Feeds, cares for, and administers medications to animals. Conducts behavioral assessments and training for adoptable animals. Provides customer service to shelter visitors. Must perform animal euthanasia and cremations. The chosen candidate will demonstrate a positive demeanor, support the mission of Animal Control, and work closely with shelter staff and volunteers.


Required Qualifications:

High school diploma.

Computer experience with Windows format and MS Office (to include Power Point).

Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with the public effectively.

Animal handling experience.

Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Must have a valid Colorado’s Driver’s License at time of appointment and throughout employment and know how to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Candidates proceeding in the process will be required to complete a Sheriff’s Office Civilian Application.


NOTICE: All persons accepting a position with Summit County Government will be required to provide valid proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or qualify for a medical or religious exemption. Persons who have accepted a final job offer may work with Summit County’s Human Resources Department on the process for requesting a religious or medical exemption. If you have questions regarding this statement, please contact HR directly at (970) 453-3450.


Hiring Range: PS20, non-exempt, $20.20-22.22/hr. DOQ and a sign-on bonus program is available! Summit County Government offers an excellent benefits package.


Application Deadline Date: Please submit a resume and letter of interest to Meg at [email protected] or drop off or mail to Summit County Animal Shelter, 0058 Nancy’s Place, P.O. Box 5225, Frisco, CO 80443