Employment Opportunities

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

Cat Adoption Counselor

A Cat Adoption Counselor facilitates cat adoptions through our Austin-area offsite catteries, many located in Petsmart/PETCO locations. The Counselor provides assistance to adopters, ensuring the home is the right match for an animal,  adheres to APA! adoption guidelines, and completes all aspects of the adoption process. The Counselor is also responsible for providing quality animal care to the feline residents, including feeding, cleaning, and observing and reporting any health concerns. This position is 15-29 hours per week and the pay is $9.50/hr. Apply here!

Cat Foster Adoption Advocate

Are you a pro at finding homes for cats? This position is tasked with helping cats in foster overcome their limited visibility to the public and find their forever homes. This role will involve working closely with our Cat Foster Program, Cat Marketing Team, Cat Matchmaker Team, and Cat Adoption Team. Applicants must be computer savvy, have strong communication skills, be experienced with marketing, have internet and phone access, and preferably be knowledgeable of the APA! Cat Foster Program and Adoption Process. This is a 1 year grant-funded role that will be primarily remote for 25 hours a week at $11/hour. Email your resume to email hidden; JavaScript is required to apply!

Cleaning Crew

Austin Pets Alive! is hiring for two weekend cleaning crew positions. The hours are either 8-4 or 9-5 Sat and Sun at TLAC and 10-3 at Tarrytown. The position is responsible for cleaning offices, bathrooms, ISO areas, taking out trash around campus, collecting donations, and generally helping keep TLAC and Tarrytown looking pretty. Applicants need to be able to work independently, lift 40 pounds or more, and be able to follow a checklist of tasks to be completed. The pay is $11.00/hr to start. Email email hidden; JavaScript is required if you are interested!

Medical Technician

We are accepting resumes for a 40hr/wk salaried 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.
Requirements:
– 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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