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  • Thank you for your interest in joining the team at the Austin Humane Society!  Our current open positions are posted below.       

Current Opening:

Veterinary Technician
Adoption Counselor
Intake Specialist 
Animal Care Specialist 

 

Veterinary Technician

The Austin Humane Society currently has an opening for an experienced Surgery and Clinic Technician.  Duties include assisting during high volume spay and neuter, physical evaluation of animals, dispensing medication, cleaning and caring for animals, as well as computer data entry and general office duties.  The ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills and a minimum of 2 years of previous technician and surgery experience are required.  This is an extremely fast-paced and high volume shelter and weekend hours are mandatory.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, references, and a resume to Katelen Knef, Veterinary Services Supervisor, at kknef@austinhumanesociety.org.

 

Adoption Counselor

The Austin Humane Society, Austin's longest standing no-kill, non-profit pet adoption center, is currently looking for dedicated individuals to join our team. AHS is devoted to saving Austin's homeless dogs and cats, educating our community about responsible pet ownership and reducing pet over-population. We are currently hiring for a full time Adoption Counselor. Weekend hours are mandatory for this position. Customer service experience is preferred but not required. This is a fast-paced position that requires attention to detail, quality customer service skills and dedication to helping animals and people. Starting pay is $10 an hour, excellent benefits package offered including employer paid health insurance, vision and dental insurance, and paid vacation/sick time. To apply for this position, please reply with cover letter and resume to cpasley@austinhumanesociety.org.

 

Intake Specialist

The Austin Humane Society, the largest no-kill, non-profit adoption center for cats and dogs, currently has an opening for an Intake Specialist in our Receiving Department. Duties include evaluating animals upon intake into our adoption program, performing basic veterinary technician duties (vaccinating, administering oral medication, etc), cleaning and caring for animals, providing exemplary customer service, and computer data entry. The ability to multi-task, positive attitude, strong organizational skills, and experience in a customer service intensive position are required. Veterinary Assistant/Tech experience is preferred. Weekend hours are mandatory for this position. To apply, please submit a cover letter, references, and a resume to Katelen Knef, Veterinary Services Supervisor, at kknef@austinhumanesociety.org.

 

Animal Care Specialist

The Austin Humane Society currently has an opening for an Animal Care Specialist in our Animal Care Department. Duties include cleaning animal areas, performing behavioral evaluations, socializing animals, animal transport and providing exemplary customer service to volunteers and guests. The ability to multi-task, a strong background in customer service and organizational skills are required. This is a labor intensive position. A valid driver’s license and weekend hours are mandatory. No previous experience required. Please send your resume to slang@austinhumanesociety.org .

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