Careers

Animal Care Technician

Animal care technicians keep our shelter animals clean, well-fed, and healthy. They make sure the animal environment is clean and comfortable and administer vaccines and medications to promote good health. They also provide essential socialization and interaction for our animals’ mental and emotional health. Join our dedicated team. See the full job description and instructions on how to apply.

 Animal Control Officer

Animal control officers are charged with the enforcement of all Virginia state and Arlington county laws pertaining to the welfare, care, and control of all domestic and wild animals. Animal control officers investigate all animal complaints including neglect and cruelty to animals. They also investigate animal bite complaints and implement and release domestic animal quarantines. While the animal control officers are legally authorized to issue citations and take cases to court, the primary focus is on working with community residents to assist them in providing better care for their pets and observing the laws. See the full job description and instructions on how to apply.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington spays or neuters all cats, dogs, and rabbits before they go to their permanent, adoptive homes. We have a veterinary surgical suite on site and state-of-the-art surgery protocols. Our veterinary team also addresses the medical needs of all of our shelter animals. This position is full-time, four 10-hour days, no nights or weekends. To join our dedicated team of professionals, see the full job description and instructions on how to apply.