Position: Part-time

Location: The APA’s second location on Baur Blvd (coming soon)

Join a caring team and help animals every day!  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 opportunities for other surgeries and treating shelter medicine cases as needed. This position starts at $45/hour, commensurate with experience. The APA has been serving pets for 100 years and our veterinary team has a rewarding impact on furthering our life-saving work.

Must be licensed in the State of Missouri to practice veterinary medicine or ability to obtain MO license. Must have, or be qualified and eligible to obtain, a DEA license and MO BNDD license. Experience in shelter medicine and high-quality high-volume surgical sterilization preferred. Mentoring opportunities for new grads are available.

  • No overnights, holidays, or on-call
  • Flexible schedule options
  • Fulfilling, mission-based work
  • Simple IRA with match
  • EAP Program
  • Annual CE, membership, and licensure stipend

The Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA) is an innovative and progressive leader in animal welfare, dedicated to bringing people and pets together, advancing humane education, and creating programs beneficial to the human-animal bond. With a nearly 100-year history in the St. Louis region, the APA helps over 4,000 pets find safe loving homes each year. Thousands more are helped through wellness, outreach, and supportive programs that keep pets healthy and with the people who love them. 

The APA is committed to being a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where all employees and volunteers feel valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunities for employment, growth, and advancement in all areas of the organization. 

The culture of the APA is built on trust, compassion, accountability, joy, support, and respect. We continually invest in the personal and professional growth of our team members and value innovation and new ideas that make it possible for us to meet the needs of the community we serve. 

Interested applicants should complete the application form below.

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