The Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center has many exciting employment opportunities waiting for you! We are committed to training all of our employees, ensuring they have the skills necessary to work in a shelter environment. The Animal Rescue League works hard to save the lives of thousands of animals each year. You can become a part of this rewarding experience by applying for one of our positions today! We offer competitive wages, great benefits, and scheduling flexibility. What more could you ask for?

Thank you for your application and your interest in working for the Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center. Due to the number of applicants we receive, we are unable to personally respond to every inquiry. Please do not call about your application status.

To apply:

Download an Employment Application (PDF)

Stop in and fill out an application during our regular business hours or mail a copy of your resume and a completed application to:

Animal Rescue League Attn: Human Resources  6620 Hamilton Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Email your resume and/or completed application to Cari Ciancio.

Fax your resume and/or completed application to (412) 661-8726

Current Available Positions:

Animal Care Attendant

Veterinary Technician

Off-Site Adoption Counselor (Part-Time – Cranberry Petco, McCandless Pet Valu, Robinson Petco, or Century III Petco)

Off-Site Animal Care Attendant (Part-Time – Robinson PetSmart)

Retail Sales Associate

Manager of Retail Sales

The Animal Rescue League offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees, including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Coverage
  • Supplemental Insurance Products
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Simple Retirement Plan with Company Match *
  • Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Discounts on Pet Supplies, Vaccinations, and Medications *
  • Bereavement Leave

* Part-time employees are eligible for these benefits too.

If interested in a position with the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center, please send cover letter and resume to Cari Ciancio, Director of Operations at