Humane Society of Utah Employment
Join our Team in Utah
We are always looking for qualified job candidates in Utah who support our mission to end pain, fear, and suffering in all animals. The lifesaving non-profit work we do benefits not just Utah’s pets, but the people who love them. Start a rewarding and fun career at our pet resource center and clinic in Murray or our clinic in Saint George, Utah.
Apply for a Career
Individuals interested in a career at the Humane Society of Utah generally must submit a resumé, and ideally also a cover letter expressing their area of interest to the specified department. Please also fill out our application for any clinic jobs or jobs in admissions, adoptions, foster, or medical.
Each department has a different hiring manager with varying preferences, so please follow any instructions listed on the page of the relevant job posting when applying.
Each job posting lists the hiring manager’s email address to receive the resume.
If needed, resumes and applications can be dropped off at our Adoption Center or Clinic at 4242 South 300 West, Murray, Utah 84107, or our clinic in St. George.
Most jobs are located in Murray, Utah, and are full-time. Part-time jobs or positions in St. George, Utah will be labeled accordingly.
Career Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
At the Utah Humane Society, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our animals, and our community. The Utah Humane Society of an equal opportunity employer. Employment at the Utah Humane Society is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence.
At the Utah Humane Society, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age (40 and over), genetic information, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy or relation condition (including childbirth and breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by state or federal law.
It is the Utah Humane Society’s policy to comply with all applicable national, state, and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity. The organization’s EEO policy, as well as its affirmative action obligations, includes the full and complete support of the organization, including its Executive Director. Because it’s just the right thing to do. We hope you think so, too.
Workplace Culture Agreement
Because we care about animals and people, we invest in creating a workplace that is positive and rewarding for the people who work and volunteer here.
At Utah Humane:
- We welcome new staff and volunteers to our teams and cultivate diversity of identity, experience, skills, and thought to strengthen our teamwork.
- We refer to people and animals by preferred names and pronouns – animals are not ‘it’ and individual’s identities are respected.
- We assume that everyone has the same good intentions as we do which allows us to communicate openly with each other and our patrons.
- We resolve misunderstandings and problems directly, respectfully, and with the most appropriate person.
- We don’t allow gossip and complaints to undermine our trust and teamwork.
- We take responsibility for our actions and feelings – we show up on time, we clean up after ourselves, we communicate, and we follow through on commitments.
- We make decisions and take actions with our mission always in mind, asking first “What is in the best interest of the animals and people involved?”
- We are not just open to new ideas, we actively seek ways to be better, stronger, and more efficient as an organization.
- We put our time, money, and other resources toward the highest priorities with the understanding that our time is the most valuable resource of all.
- We look for resolutions rather than blame to be assigned when things go wrong.
- We give each other the grace and space needed to change and learn.
- We work hard and support rest and play for recovery and resilience.
- We celebrate successes loudly and recognize individual contributions, usually with unicorns, which are our symbol of appreciation for a job well done.
- We support each other through difficulty, usually with rainbows, which are our symbol of empathy and optimism.
- We take our work, not ourselves, seriously and inject humor and fun into all we do.
- We transparently share information to give context to organizational decisions as appropriate.
- We build on success and learn from failure and share all of it openly to create the future.