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Job #: R-00020000
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Laboratory Scientist
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 Requisition:

Veterinarian Technician II

Job Description:

Leidos's Military & Bio-behavioral Research Health Group is currently seeking a full time Veterinarian Technician II 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.

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

h. Provide additional functionality incidental to research activities.

Education and experience requirements:

-Associates Degree and 2 years of experience OR Bachelors Degree.

-Certification, Registration or license as Vet Tech

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

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Laboratory Scientist




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