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    Summary

    About the Position: Army Public Health Center mission is to promote and prevent disease, injury and disability of Soldiers, military retirees, their Families and Department of the Army Civilian Employees; and assure effective execution of full spectrum veterinary services for Army and Department of Defense Veterinary missions.

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    Responsibilities

    Performs the day-to-day husbandry operations for the organization providing care for animals used in toxicologic evaluation and testing, most of which are conducted under Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Good Laboratory Practice Regulations, the Animal Welfare Act, Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and Department of Defense (DoD) regulations. Position performs day-to-day work within animal facility, and executes the care of laboratory animals. Performs technician duties and responsibilities of caring for animals, protocol support, euthanizing animals which requires light physical effort to lift or handle the animals, feeding and watering which requires the incumbent to lift and carry feed and handle food trays, sanitation and cleaning of animal areas, receiving new animals, etc., in order to supplement the work process. Assists in the maintenance of vivarium equipment hand receipt and assists with conducting semi-annual inventory of all equipment. In addition, assists with research and preparation of necessary documents for either Capitol Expense Equipment Purchase (CEEP) or MEDCASE.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

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