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Job #: R-00006716
Category: Administrative
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

Job Description:

Leidos's Military & Veterans Solutions Health Group is currently seeking a full time Veterinarian Technician III to support research at the Navy Medical Research Unit - San Antonio

Primary Responsibilities:

a. Conduct and support surgical procedure, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, record keeping, insuring specific pathogen free techniques.

b. Daily handling and restraint of various small and large animal species.

c. Maintain traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, quality assurance procedures and record keeping.

d. Conduct daily and weekly inspections or areas of contractor responsibility to ensure compliance with standards.

e. Assist in preparation of purchase requests for animal procurement and coordination of shipping procedures.

f. Assist in preparation of purchase requests and assist with maintenance of inventory of supplies. All ordering is conducted by a Government employee.

g. Coordinate animal research work activities between contractor Research Scientist, animal care staff, and research laboratory technicians.

h. Oversee the work of junior level contract personnel.

i. Set up, operate, modify and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus.

j. Provide additional functionality incidental to research activities.

Education and experience requirements:

Associates Degree plus 6 year's of experience OR a Bachelor's Degree plus 2 years' experience

Certification, Registration or License as a Vet Tech

Must have or be able to obtain Secret U.S. Government Clearance to be hired.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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