(727) 522-6566

2911 47th Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33714

Part Time Veterinary Technician

Friends of Strays Animal Shelter currently has an opening for a part-time veterinary technician.

The veterinary technician works closely with our Medical Director and Medical Manager assisting with exams and taking care of the everyday needs of animals in the intake and isolation wards as well as other animals in the shelter as needed. The veterinary technician helps maintain the medical area, keeping it organized and clean. He/she will administer medications to animals in the shelter along with performing basic lab tests (cytologies, fecal, UA, PCV, SNAPs, etc.) and preparing labs to go out to processing. The veterinary technician will take basic vitals of animals during surgery and exams, and clean, prep, pack, and autoclave surgery packs.

Job Requirements/Skills/Physical Demands

An employee in this position must have a strong desire to care for animals, be able to lift approximately 50 pounds, walk dogs of up to 130 pounds, work on feet all day, and read and understand English. 

This position reports to the Medical Manager

Essential Functions:
Other duties may include:

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to melanie@friendsofstrays.org. No phone calls or walk-ins please.