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Vet Assistant

Implement and maintain superior animal health standards in accordance with Animal Protective Association of Missouri policies and procedures. This position is responsible for administering medical treatments and vaccinations, assisting veterinarians in the wellness clinic, and assisting in surgery. Requirements include a 2-year degree in veterinary technology or a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a veterinary assistant

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Spay Neuter Veterinarian

This position provides high-quality, high-volume spay and neuter surgeries to shelter animals. The spay neuter surgeon works with a team of RVTs and surgery assistants. This position may provide other surgeries and treat shelter medicine cases.

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Animal Care Technician

Join our team and help bring people and pets together! This position performs high quality animal care, daily cleaning, feeding, walking, assisting with medical care, and other related shelter duties. Requirements include high school diploma or equivalent. Previous animal handling experience preferred. This position includes weekend hours and starts at $15/hour. The APA also offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees to support the health and wellbeing of our team and their families. 

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Adoption Counselor

Join our adoptions team and help bring people and pets together! This position facilitates adoptions as well as the intake of new animals. Applicants should have friendly and professional customer service skills and be comfortable handling animals. This position shares information with new pet owners, answers phones, takes pet adoption photos and assists with general animal care. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and computer literacy. Previous customer service and animal handling experience preferred.

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Registered Veterinary Technician

Join a caring team and make a difference for animals and the people who love them! This position provides medical care and assists veterinarians with procedures and surgery. Monitor the health and well-being of animals at the adoption center and assist with shelter medicine. Requirements include current Missouri Vet Tech license, or ability to obtain MO license. This position starts at $19/hour commensurate with experience. The APA also offers a comprehensive benefits package to full time employees to support the health and wellbeing of our team and their families.

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