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Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. jobs
Maryland (MD), Bethesda Md
Job Code:  659386
Employer:  Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
Category:  Research and Development
Job Type:  Full Time

Country:  United States
State:  Maryland (MD)
City:  Bethesda Md



The Laboratory Animal Sciences Program (LASP)provides exceptional quality animal care and technical support services foranimal research performed at the National Cancer Institute at the FrederickNational Laboratory for Cancer Research. LASP executes this mission byproviding a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art technologies and services thatare focused on the design, generation, characterization and application ofgenetically engineered and biological animal models of human disease, which areaimed at the development of targeted diagnostics and therapies. LASPcontributes to advancing human health, developing new treatments, and improvingexisting treatments for cancer and other diseases while ensuring safe andhumane treatment of animals.


The Animal Caretaker I will be responsible for:

  • Performing general laboratory animalhousekeeping and facility cleaning duties
  • Stocking supplies
  • Keeping basic records
  • Operating automatic washing and cleaningequipment
  • Performing related duties required for theproper care, feeding, and housing of laboratory animals
  • Work may involve the use of potentiallyhazardous chemical, biological, or radiological materials or may be located inareas where such materials are used and require adherence to strict safetyprotocols
  • Work schedule may include weekend and holidayhours



To be considered forthis position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilitieslisted below:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to handle a variety of laboratoryanimals
  • Ability to keep basic records
  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs. and wear personalprotective equipment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a securityclearance


Candidates with thesedesired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience with the handling of rodents,operation of cage and rack washing equipment, receiving and inventory, andgeneral housekeeping
  • Strong observational, communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in ateam environment

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. 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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.
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