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Part-Time Customer Service Representative

The Animal Protective Foundation in Scotia, NY is seeking a part-time Customer Service Representative. The person in this positon serves as the face of the APF and must represent the organization in a positive, compassionate, professional and organized manner. The job responsibilities are multi-faceted and challenging. The individual we are seeking will assist with the animal intake and adoption process, financial processing including accepting donations, retail sales and fee collection. Responding to general inquires is a significant part of the job and as such familiarity with APF programs is essential. This position also serves as the liaison with Town Clerks, Health Department representatives and dog control officers as well as working with the general public, adopters, school and organization representatives, donors, veterinary practice representatives, other rescues and shelters. The position responsibilities include administrative tasks, answering phones, scheduling appointments and processing paperwork according to established contracts or laws, for veterinary care, intake and adoptions.

The ideal candidate has exceptional customer service skills, patience, compassion for people and pets, and is a team player with a positive attitude, strong inter-personal communication skills. Please apply if you are highly organized, can easily use the MS Office Suite, a multi-line phone system and are familiar and adept at using databases. Prior animal handling skills desired.

Work hours will vary seasonally and will include Saturdays and holidays. A background check will be required.

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, completed employment application and three professional references to caruso@animalprotective.org or mail them to:
 
Animal Protective Foundation
Attn: Collette Caruso
53 Maple Avenue
Scotia, NY 12302
 
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and hiring will take place as soon as great candidates have been identified.

 
 

Full-Time Veterinary Assistant

The Animal Protective Foundation is seeking a Veterinary Assistant (VA) for our high-volume spay and neuter clinic. This is a full-time position with benefits. The hours are Monday – Thursday from 7:45 am – 5:45 pm.
The Clinic Veterinary Assistant is responsible for daily care of all surgical patients, assisting veterinary staff with pre-, peri-, and post-operative care, general cleaning, inventory, and record-keeping. The VA will assist with animal intake and discharge.

NYS Certification as a euthanasia technician is required upon hiring or within three months. The VA we select will have good interpersonal skills, help to foster a positive work environment, teamwork and productivity across all of the APF. Our ideal candidate communicates in a way that demonstrates and promotes collaboration, cooperation, and problem solving. Prior animal handling experience in a shelter, veterinary hospital or similar setting is required.

Position DescriptionEmployment Application

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, completed employment application and three professional references to caruso@animalprotective.org, or mail them to:
 
Animal Protective Foundation
Attn: Collette Caruso
53 Maple Avenue
Scotia, NY 12302
 
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and hiring will take place as soon as a great candidate has been identified.