The Animal Protective Foundation is a humane society providing services to Schenectady County and the greater Capital Region. Since 1931, the APF has held true to the mission of its founders. We have an open admission policy which ensures that animals are not turned away based on their breed, age, condition, or circumstance.

We are also committed to supporting our team members by paying a living wage and pay 100% of the cost of health, dental, and vision insurance for individuals working 32 or more hours per week. We also offer generous paid vacation time, an employee assistance plan, and matching contributions to our 401(k) plan.

In a recent survey conducted by the University of North Carolina Charlotte, 100% of our team members rated the APF and their job favorably.


Licensed Veterinary Technician – PT or FT

The Animal Protective Foundation (APF) is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to join our team, working in a fast-paced and fun work environment. Enjoy a flexible schedule with no nights or weekends. We are offering a sign-on bonus of $1000 after the successful completion of 90 days employment. The LVT is responsible for daily care of all surgical patients at the spay and neuter clinic, assisting doctors and veterinary assistants with pre-, peri- and post-operative care of patients, general cleaning and training others to utilize our patient care protocols.

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Licensed Veterinary Technician – PT or FT

Licensed Veterinarian

The Animal Protective Foundation (APF) is looking for a Licensed Veterinarian to join our team, working in a fast-paced and fun work environment. Enjoy a flexible schedule with no weekends or nights at a collaborative, team-oriented animal welfare organization.

In addition to being one of the largest low-cost spay and neuter clinics in the Capital Region, APF provides veterinary care for hundreds of shelter animals each year.

General Responsibilities:

·        Perform quality sterilization surgery for both shelter and community animals at high volume standards.

·        Provide quality medical care to shelter animals and pets in foster care.

·        Perform procedures and treatments based on ability including dentistry, soft tissue, ophthalmic, etc.

We offer flexible scheduling and encourage strong life balance that doesn’t require working late nights, after hours, or weekends! We are open to both full- and part-time candidates.

Several years of surgical experience are preferred, however recent graduates with a career interest in shelter veterinary medicine are encouraged to apply.

APF provides a 401(k) with match as well as paid vacation and sick time. APF will also pay for License and/or DEA fees while employed. APF provides health, dental, and vision insurance for individuals working 32 or more hours per week at no cost. Schedule is flexible. Pay is $55 – $60 per hour.

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Licensed Veterinarian

TO APPLY

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, and telephone or email contact information for three professional references to lamagna@animalprotective.org, or mail them to:

Animal Protective Foundation

Attn: Gina Lamagna

53 Maple Avenue

Glenville, NY 12302

Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and hiring will take place as soon as great candidates have been identified.

The Animal Protective Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, familial status, genetic information, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest record, or prior criminal conviction.