Animal Camp Counselor

Posting Date: February 28, 2022

Closing Date: Until Filled

We are currently seeking an individual who wants to join the Town of Branford’s workforce!  Please visit our website at to view job requirements and responsibilities, as well as our official Town Employment Application.

Email your resume, cover letter, and town application to: CAREERS@BRANFORD-CT.GOV


Job: Animal Camp Counselor

Department: Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter

Location: 749 East Main Street

Union/Affiliation: N/A

Employment Type: Seasonal

Status: Non-Exempt

Hours: 40 for 6 weeks

Pay Scale: $13.00 - $14.00


Job Summary:

Candidate should have skills working with both children and animals.  Candidate should have excellent communication skills and love to be outdoors


Must have a love for animals and children.  Must be at least age 18.  CPR/First Aid/ AED certified.  Should be able to communicate effectively with children and adults.  Ability to remain alert, attentive, and responsible.

Must be available the following dates from 7AM – 4PM:

June 27 to July 1 ; July 11 to 15 ; July 18 to 22 ; August 1 to 5 ; August 8 to 12 ; August 15 to 19



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.  The Town of Branford reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates who will be considered for the position.  The files of all qualified candidates will be maintained for a minimum of six months from the announcement date. All candidates must successfully pass a post-offer medical examination, which includes a substance abuse test given at the Town's expense.  The Town of Branford conducts background investigations for all positions prior to hiring.  Refusal to sign the release form will terminate the candidate from further consideration.


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