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 4 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:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Laboratory Scientist
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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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