Animal Services Technician

Title: Animal Services Technician

Salary: $13.45 hr


ANIMAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN: Provides compassionate care for animals in the Beaufort County Animal Shelter. Provides water, food, exercise, vaccinations and other care as appropriate, assists with cleaning & maintaining pens, cages and other shelter equipment and provides information and education to the public regarding proper and humane animal/pet care, shelter operations, animal control services and adoptions.



  • High school graduate or GED 
  • Must obtain South Carolina euthanasia certification within 60 days of hire. 
  • Must be able to perform physically demanding tasks including the ability to lift 50 pounds or more.
  • Demonstrated experience, patience, dedication, and compassion handling dogs, cats and other animals.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include Sundays and holidays.
  • Basic communication, comprehension and math skills required.


All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.