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Careers

Bring your expertise and love for animals to ARF! As ARF continues to grow, so does the need for talented, enthusiastic team members in a variety of roles.

ARF currently has the following job openings: 

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Hiring Process

Hiring supervisors take strong consideration of each application received. ARF receives a large volume of submissions and is unable to personally contact each applicant. 

After reviewing qualifications, the hiring supervisor may contact an applicant to schedule an interview. A working interview may be necessary to determine if an applicant possesses the necessary skills. Please be advised that an interview is not a guarantee of employment.

Work Details

ARF is open seven days a week. Some departments work weekday business hours, while others have varied schedules. If an employee accepts a position working directly with animals, holiday coverage is required on a rotating basis.

Positions working directly with animals require physical work including bending and lifting, and exposure to animal waste. Detailed requirements for each position can be found in the individual job descriptions.  

Salary and Benefits

Along with a competitive pay scale for the industry, ARF employees gain personal satisfaction from making a difference in the lives of animals and people.

ARF offers the following benefits programs to full-time (30+ hours a week) employees: medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, disability and long-term disability insurance, employee assistance program and a flexible spending account for medical and child care expenses. Full-time employees also receive pro-rated leave for vacation, illness, bereavement, and holidays, employee-paid supplemental insurance, an employee-paid 403(b) retirement plan, and staff discounts.

Part-time (15+ hours per week) receive pro-rated paid holidays, employee-paid supplemental insurance, employee-paid 403(b) retirement plan, as well as staff discounts.

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2890 Mitchell Dr
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Adoption Hours
Wed - Thurs: Noon - 6 pm
Fri: Noon - 7 pm 
Sat - Sun: Noon - 6 pm

Business Hours
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

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