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To improve the lives of the animals in our care, be timely and compassionate in our responses, educate the public through community outreach and, provide for the health and safety of the citizens and animals of Ventura County.

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities2

Welcome to the Ventura County Animal Services' job page!
Working in the Animal Welfare Industry is a very rewarding experience, but simultaneously, one of the most challenging industries in which to work. We are seeking those who have a deep love for animals, have excellent interpersonal skills, a willingness to learn and the desire to be part of something great!

Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS) is a part of the Ventura County Health Care Agency (VCHCA). Click here for a complete list of Job Opportunities throughout Ventura County.

To begin the application process, visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ventura and click "Sign-In" at the upper right hand corner. This is where you will create a profile and upload necessary documents such as your resumé and cover letter. Don't forget to sign up to receive email notifications when certain job opportunities become available.


TITLE: Director - Animal Services
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $129.833.59 - $173.076.80
Job Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ventura/jobs/2248852
For further information regarding this recruitment, please contact Emma Armstrong at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at (805) 677-5191.

TITLE: Veterinarian (Salary Increased)
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Salary: $85,714.29 - $120,000 Annually (previous salary: $76,871.40 - $115,457.19)
Job Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ventura/jobs/2072115-0/veterinarian

TITLE: Shelter Manager
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Salary: $58,328.42 - $81,667.80 Annually
Job Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/2153623-0/shelter-manager
Contact: For further information about this recruitment, please contact Anna Ford by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by telephone at (805) 677-5153.

TITLE: Animal Control Officer II/Kennel Officer II
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Salary: $35,284.15 - $49,563.52 Annually
Job Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ventura/jobs/1879431/kennel-officer-ii-field-officer-ii

TITLE: Animal Control Officer I (1 position) + Extra Help (5 positions)

Job Type: Animal Control Officer I - Full-Time Regular
Job Type: Extra Help - Part Time, no benefits
Salary: $32,456.87 - $45,453.78
Job Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ventura/jobs/2275404/

For further information about these recruitments, please contact Nathan Wood by e-mail at Nathan.Wood@ventura.
 Please do not directly contact Ventura County Animal Services about recruitments. Thank you.

Bookmark this page and check back periodically for future career opportunitiies with Animal Services. Thank you.