Director of Animal Care & Adoption

Website Broward County, FL

Bordering Southeast Florida’s Atlantic coastline, Broward County is the 18th most populous county in the nation and the 2nd largest in Florida. It is located between Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties, forming the heart of Florida’s largest metropolitan area in which 5.6 million people reside. The County’s Animal Care and Adoption is a division within the Department of Environmental Protection and Growth Management and is an open admissions animal shelter, taking in around 14,000 dogs and cats each year and providing a full range of animal services covering a 1,220 square mile area.

The County seeks nationwide candidates who are committed to the No Kill philosophy. The Director of Animal Care and Adoption will have direct oversight of shelter operations, field services, community engagement and lifesaving programs, managing an assistant director and multiple managers who supervise approximately 70 full time employees.

Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in animal sciences, business, public administration or a closely related field; AND six years in animal care related professions, such as the fields of shelter management, animal services program development and management, volunteer coordination and/or adoption, rescue and spay/neuter programs; including at least four years of progressively responsible supervisory experience.

Salary: $99,649 to $159,040 DOQ.

Please apply immediately online at For questions, contact Sherrill Uyeda at or David McDonald at or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.


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