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Thank you for your interest in working with the Riverside County Department of Animal Services. We invite you to search our current openings.

We are always seeking diverse and talented people to further our mission of working together to improve Riverside County for people and animals. Whether working in an office or directly with animals, our staff frequently comments on how meaningful it is to work here.

The Department of Animal Services is as much a community for its staff as it is a haven for animals. We offer unique careers in a state of the art facility.


We believe the character of our organization is best reflected in the strong dedication of each of us to strive to meet the highest standards of performance and compassion on behalf of the animals and people we serve. As stewards of those who cannot speak for themselves, we recognize society has entrusted us with a great responsibility. Our community's expectations and trust give us the courage to perform our duties with transparency, honor, empathy and compassion.


Riverside County Animal Services operates four shelters. Our locations are at the Blythe Animal Shelter, Coachella Valley Animal Campus, San Jacinto Valley Animal Campus, and the Western Riverside County/City Animal Shelter. Please select the location(s) you are willing to work when applying for positions.


To view all job opportunities within the Department of Animal Services and the County of Riverside, please visit