PART-TIME Veterinary Technician (Job Number: 320754)
SAIC is currently seeking a PART-TIME (mainly weekends) Veterinary Technician in Edgewood, MD. The veterinary technician joins a team providing direct on-site support to our customer in the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground. This position supports the daily routines of animal care, husbandry, cleanliness, and sanitation in accordance with institutional practices.
The Technician will:
-Receive direction from veterinarians and researchers and perform tasks that include animal care, setting up equipment for surgery and necropsies, sanitizing rooms/equipment, performing general cleaning and organization, and maintaining records.
- Provide care for laboratory animals in a safe and sanitary manner
- Operate required equipment for husbandry and maintain supplies
- Maintain safety standards in accordance with local, US Army, EPA, OSHA and AALAS regulations
- Follow corporate, US Army and local policies and guidelines
HS Diploma/GED and 6-12 months of related experience OR an Associate's degree in related area. Candidates with related training or certifications in related area would also be considered in lieu of experience. Experience must include knowledge of animal restraint and the signs of illness in small animals. Experience with the operation of rack wash, tunnel wash, autoclave, and floor scrubber is a plus.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the duties listed above and have ALAT (Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician) certification.
Individuals must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.
- Due to Federal Contract regulations, US Citizenship is required.*
NOTE - position will be hired as a payrollee.
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $11.1 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2011. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®
Job Posting: Jan 17, 2013, 11:20:28 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-EDGEWOOD
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Shift: On Call
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