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The SPCA for Monterey County is a non-profit animal welfare organization providing services for over 12,000 animals a year, including lost and found services, pet adoption, humane education programs, low cost spay/neuter, humane investigations and many other services for the animals and people of Monterey County. Staffing consists of approximately 60 employees providing care and service, 365 days a year.

Minimum Qualifications for all Positions

  • High School graduate or equivalent certification
  • California Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively in English with the public, employees, and volunteers
  • Accumulated knowledge of and compassion for domestic animals and wildlife
  • At least 18 years of age


The SPCA for Monterey County is proud to offer all of its full-time regular employees a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long term disability
  • 403(b)
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave

Open Positions

  • Veterinary Assistant (Full Time)
  • Client Care Specialist (Full Time)
  • Animal Care Specialist (Full Time)
  • Customer Care Specialist 
  • See job descriptions

How to Apply

We have three easy ways to apply:

  • E-mail your Cover Letter and Resume to
  • Fax your Cover Letter, the Employment Application and/or Resume to: (831) 373-8613, Attn: Human Resources
  • Mail your Cover Letter, Employment Application and/or Resume to: The SPCA for Monterey County, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 3058, Monterey, CA 93942

Our Employment Application is available on-line or stop by our Pet Adoption Center to pick up a copy.