The Defense Health Operation of Leidos is currently looking for a full-time Veterinarian Technician to join our team supporting biomedical research at the Naval Medical Research Unit, San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) in San Antonio, TX.
NAMRU-SA serves as one of the leading research and development laboratories for the U.S. Navy and conducts gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations. Members of the Veterinary Sciences Department (VSD) work in parallel with staff researchers to provide logistical and surgical support for IACUC approved research studies.
Leidos encourages professional growth for Veterinarian Technicians by providing opportunities to obtain ALAT and/or LAT certification.
Daily handling and restraint of various small and large animal species
Conduct and support surgical procedures, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, record keeping, and specific pathogen-free techniques
Maintain traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, and quality assurance procedures
Conduct daily and weekly inspections to ensure compliance with standards
Assist in preparation of purchase requests to include animal procurement and coordination of shipping procedures
Assist with maintenance of inventory supplies
Coordinate animal research work activities between contractors, scientists, animal care staff and research laboratory technicians
Education and experience requirements:
High School Diploma and at least 1 year of experience
Certification, Registration or license as Vet Tech
Must have or be able to obtain Secret U.S. Government Clearance to be hired. US Citizenship required.
Pay Range:Pay Range $37,050.00 - $57,000.00 - $76,950.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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