Greater Birmingham Humane Society

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Meet Nina, the beautiful cream
tortoiseshell female. As a 6-year-old
kitty, she qualifies for our Seniors
for Seniors program. If you are a
senior, aged 55+, her adoption fee
is only $25!

The Greater Birmingham Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. The following position is available:

GBHS Career Opportunities:


The GBHS is currently accepting applications for a part-time animal caretaker.

Candidate must have a high school education or GED equivalent; customer service experience and a basic understanding of animal welfare; minimal computer skills; able to lift minimum of 50 pounds; able to work well in a team environment; able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as necessary; meet minimum general requirements for GBHS employment as set forth in GBHS employee handbook. Previous animal care experience a plus.

This position requires a lot of physical labor. Primary duties include:

  • Cleaning details as directed by immediate supervisor
  • Daily care and treatment of animals including but not limited to bathing, exercise, and behavior
  • Documenting behavior observations
  • Maintaining up to date identification cards for all adoptable animals
  • Cleaning and maintaining the facility and grounds
  • Reporting animal health concerns to Clinic Technicians in a timely manner
  • Observe and follow strict nutrition and medical guidelines for animals being treated by Clinic Technicians


All applicants must submit a resume to be considered for hire. Resume may be submitted by email or fax (205-942-1213) to the attention of the Human Resource Department. You may also mail or deliver your resume to the GBHS at 300 Snow Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209 during our normal business hours.

All interviews are by appointment only. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

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The Greater Birmingham Humane Society's mission is to promote the humane treatment of animals and people through education, advocacy, and services.