Employment

Employment with MCHS

The positions listed below are currently open.

To apply for a listed position, print, complete and return the employment application (pdf)

Email to: human resources or
Fax to: (240) 547-4308 or
Mail to: MCHS, 601 South Stonestreet Avenue, Rockville MD 20850

Animal care and adoption supervisor

MCHS is looking for a full time, seasoned manager with solid experience in animal care (cats and dogs, primarily).

Skills include:

  • people management
  • excellent customer service
  • familiarity with animal welfare, intake, care, and adoption
  • must have good computer skills (experience with Pet Point desirable).

Duties include:

  • providing leadership to the adoption and animal care team, who is responsible for animal intake
  • basic medication
  • care and socialization
  • kennel and cat room cleaning
  • conducting pet visits and adoption interviews
  • data entry for intake, daily care and adoptions
  • answering phones
  • greeting visitors.

The supervisor will be a hands-on leader responsible for the excellent care and appropriate adoptions of the cats and dogs in our care. The successful applicant will have expert animal handling skills and ability to train their team in animal handling, medicating, socialization and basic training. Seven to 10 years of experience in animal care and adoptions preferred. Must be authorized to work in the US, and willing to undergo background check.

Benefits:

MCHS offers a competitive salary, as well as benefits for full-time employees that include health insurance, life insurance, paid annual leave and sick time, free parking and  a chance to help animals in need every day.

Please reply with a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jbaquero@mchumane.org

Adoption/animal care staff

MCHS is looking for a full-time hard-working individual who is familiar with animal handling, computers and customer service skills to help patrons on the phone and in person.

Duties include:

  • providing information
  • processing adoptions
  • answering phones
  • conducting animal visits
  • cleaning
  • animal care for dogs and cats.

Individual must have experience with handling animals, especially cats and dogs. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, at least two years of experience in animal welfare, be authorized to work in the US, and be willing to undergo background check. Spanish language is a plus but not required.

Benefits:

MCHS offers a competitive salary, as well as benefits for full-time employees that include health insurance, life insurance, paid annual leave and sick time, free parking and  a chance to help animals in need every day.

Please reply with a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jbaquero@mchumane.org

Thrift store sales and receiving clerk

Large, busy thrift store in Rockville, MD seeks hardworking, flexible individual to work as a store and receiving clerk. Will consider part-time or full-time, depending on specific experience.

Duties include, but are not limited to: donation day set-up and tear-down, accepting donations from the public; sorting incoming inventory and delivering it to the appropriate area for processing; cleaning and pricing inventory as assigned; stocking shelves and creating pleasing displays; regularly straightening inventory and cleaning the store; assisting customers and the cashier; and helping maintain Covide-19 safety protocols.

Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. is a requirement of the position. Experience in a thrift or second-hand retail environment highly desired. Experience with online sales platforms also helpful. The successful candidate will be a flexible, positive, energetic and proactive team player, as well as a fast learner who is capable of working independently. Availability to work on weekends is a must.

Full- or part-time position

The store operator, the Montgomery County Humane Society, offers benefits for full-time employees that include medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, free parking and some paid holidays. MCHS follows strict Covid-19 retail protocols at all times, including mandatory masks, distancing and sanitation.

Please reply with cover letter describing any hobbies or other expertise you could apply to the merchandising of a varied thrift store inventory, along with resume and hourly wage requirements to jbaquero@mchumane.org

MCHS is an equal opportunity employer