Employment Opportunities

Read below for a list of current job openings for employment with Austin Pets Alive!

Cat Foster Placement Coordinator

Austin Pets Alive! has one of the largest foster networks in the nation and it is integral in our life-saving work!  One of the most important aspects of the Cat Foster Program is successfully matching cats in need with available foster homes and providing those foster homes with as much information initially to help them succeed.  This position will be responsible for the placement of cats in need of foster, tracking those placements, and creating records for cats entering APA! through the Cat Foster Program.  This is a remote position which requires strong communication skills (particularly utilizing Gmail), strong working knowledge of Google Sheets, and a basic understanding of feline medical issues and behavior.  We are hiring for 2 part-time Cat Foster Placement Coordinators who will each work up to 20 hours a week at $11/hour.  The full job description can be found here.  To apply, please email a resume and brief letter of interest to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Cat Kennel Tech – Full Time

This position at Town Lake is responsible for cleaning cat habitats, sweeping and mopping cat facility areas, washing laundry, and other tasks keeping cat facilities neat and tidy. Applicants must be comfortable working with/handling cats; follow instruction well; be dependable; and work well independently. Full time hours are 7am-3pm. Weekend availability required. The pay if $10/hr for full time. Apply here!

Dog Adoption Counselor – Part and Full Time

Austin Pets Alive! is accepting resumes for both part time and full time Dog Adoption Counselors! This position requires you to be at least 18 years old, to work 3 days a week, 13 hour days in nearly any weather condition. Availability to work nearly any day of the week including weekends is required. Pay starts at $12/hour. Full time positions come with insurance benefits which apply after 90 days. This position requires compassion, stamina, willingness to work strongly on your own and a passion for rescue. If you are tired of having a desk job and want an active job of SAVING *adorable* LIVES this job is for you! Please email your resume and a brief description of your dog experience to Dog Program Manager, email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Medical Technician

We are accepting resumes for a 40hr/wk hourly position (pay based on experience) to work as a full-time technician. This includes ALL aspects of shelter medicine and surgical work. You will work 4 days a week and be on-call 1 night a week.
– Shelter medicine and/or emergency clinic experience is preferred because of the high-paced, technical skills required!
-Must have knowledge of basic medications, vaccines, drugs.
– At least 1-year experience as a veterinary technician in a vet hospital REQUIRED. Please do not email if you don’t have a minimum of 1 years experience in a vet clinic as a technician.
– Must be able to give injections SQ, IM, IV, and draw blood; microscopy including fecal floats/directs and skin scrapes; post-anesthesia monitoring of pulse-ox and vital signs; drug dosage calculations; working knowledge of standard small animal illnesses; client communication
– Must be able to work in a high volume, fast-paced, high-stress environment. Self-motivated, great attitude, team-oriented a must!
– Must be reliable and dedicated – the medical team is very small and all members must be on time, ready to work hard, for every shift.

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