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*This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a work week.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under minimal supervision, assists veterinarians and researchers in anesthesia, surgery, post-operative care, radiology, animal care and treatments. Observes animals and reports abnormalities, sickness, and injury. Assists in diagnostic, preventative and research procedures. Under minimal supervision, may perform minor surgical procedures or other minor invasive procedures. Assists in colony management. May assist in data collection or reporting for designated aspects of research, animal care programs, or colony management. May participate in integrated program of animal environmental enrichment. Maintains animal records and inventory. Assists in capture and restraint of animals. Aids in training new veterinary and/or animal care technicians. Performs related responsibilities as required. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take special precautions against and/or be immunized against hazardous agents.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requires two years of occupational specific training from a college or university or an associate's degree in biology or related field, and four years veterinary technical experience with a minimum of two years in a laboratory animal setting. A bachelor's degree in a related field and two years veterinary technical experience in the laboratory animal field. Certification at the LAT level by AALAS may substitute for the educational requirement but requires five years veterinary technical experience, and certification at the LATg level by AALAS requires four years veterinary technical experience. Equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. A valid Georgia's divers license and an insurable driving record. Certification at ALAT level preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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