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Full-time Shelter Veterinarian

The Austin Humane Society is currently seeking a full-time Shelter Veterinarian. The ideal candidate will have proven surgical and medical skills, a collaborative spirit, a positive and flexible approach to problem-solving, clear and compassionate communication skills, and an energetic pace.


Qualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited veterinary college with DVM or equivalent
  • Current or expected Texas veterinary license in good standing
  • Proven background in HQHVSN is preferred, but we’re willing to train the right person
  • A high level of professionalism and strong interpersonal skills are required



Competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including health/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, CE stipend, professional dues and association fees. Come join our team and enjoy Austin! To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: Dr. Katie Broaddus at kluke@austinhumanesociety.org.


Full-time Animal Services Technician

Come join our fast-paced, friendly and hardworking team. Job duties will include:

  • Evaluating and handling animals for our adoption program
  • Providing exemplary customer service to our partners, customers, and foster families
  • Cleaning animal areas (dogs and cats) and handling transport
  • Handling animal inventory (tracking location and management of population)
  • Computer data entry and record keeping
  • Other Duties as Assigned



Candidates must have at least 2 years of experience in customer service, the ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills and a minimum of 1 year of experience in a veterinary clinic or shelter environment is preferred. This position includes mandatory weekend hours. To be considered, please send a short summary of why are you interested in the position and a resume to Katelen Knef at kknef@austinhumanesociety.org. No phone calls please.


Compensation : $10/hr, PTO, Health Benefits


Part-time Animal Services Technician

Come join our fast-paced, friendly and hardworking team. Job duties will include:

  • Cleaning and handling animals (dogs and cats)
  • Animal Transport in AHS vehicles
  • Providing exemplary customer service to our partners, customers, and foster families
  • Computer data entry and record keeping
  • Other Duties as Assigned



The ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills and a minimum of 1 year of experience in a kennel or shelter environment is preferred. This position includes mandatory weekend hours and will focus on morning cleaning and animal transport needs. To be considered, please send a short summary of why are you interested in the position and a resume to Katelen Knef at kknef@austinhumanesociety.org. No phone calls please.


Compensation: $10/hr, PTO, 20-30 hours a week, weekends and mornings required.


Full-time Adoption Counselor

The Austin Humane Society is hiring a full-time adoption counselor for our adoption center. AHS is Austin’s oldest no-kill animal shelter, in operation since 1952. We adopt out over 3,500 dogs and cats into new, loving homes each year. Our adoption counselors work in a fast-paced retail-like setting matching animals and families. Weekend shifts will be required.

The job is about 75% forward-facing customer service in our busy adoption lobby, 15% direct animal care, cleaning cat enclosures daily and 10% administrative work.

The ideal candidate is organized, fast-paced, friendly, cooperative, and driven to succeed under pressure. If you love animals but have a passion for working with people this job is for you!

Job requirements:

  • At least two years in a forward facing customer service position
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to start within two weeks of interview. No previous animal experience is required.

Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred.

Please submit a resume and a brief statement about why you are interested in the position and what makes you a strong candidate to Sarah Hammel, Shelter Manager at shammel@austinhumanesociety.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, please.