Are you interested in saving the lives of homeless dogs by finding them new families? Then come work for Austin Pets Alive! as an employed Dog Adoption Counselor.
This is a CHALLENGING job and we are seeking only those who are dedicated, honest, and hard-working.
Full-time position working 10 hour days, 4 days/week. No part-time jobs available, and available to work any day of the week is required.
Pay is $10/hour, no benefits at this time.
Apply ONLY if you have a significant amount of dog handling experience.
To apply, please email: [email protected], including a resume or a work history that describes the nature and length of your dog handling experience, including volunteer experience. Also include 2 references. We will only be able to respond to the most qualified applicants; thank you for your interest and consideration.
Transport dogs in company vehicle to adoption site
Set up and break down site equipment, tents, and pens
Maintain adoption site including sanitation of grounds and materials
Administer medications to dog and update medical charts
Evaluate potential adopters and educate them on proper pet care
Promote APA! to the public and maintain a professional demeanor & Provide quality customer service to the public
Neatly and accurately complete all adoption paperwork and submit to data entry dept.
Participate in performance training and development reviews as requested (weekly)
Attend meetings as requested by Supervisor
Weekend availability required
Own transport required with valid driving license
Work within the guidelines of health and safety procedures to ensure animal, personal, and visitor security.
1+ YEAR EXPERIENCE in Animal Care Field (Dog Rescue/Adoption, Vet, Kennel, Dog Training, significant Dog Volunteering)
Ability to recognize, understand, and address various dog behaviors
Experience dealing with the public and comfortable answering questions
Ability to lift 50 lbs and work long hours
Pass driving record and background checks
Must have a working cell phone & check email daily.