Laboratory Technician 190 views

Provides customer service to those who submit samples to the Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services (ViTALS) at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital ( VTH ). Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); performs procedures to prepare, expedite and facilitate laboratory analysis of specimens, routing those specimens to the correct in-house or external laboratory. Performs laboratory activities as assigned including courier, general lab cleaning, but no laboratory analysis is performed by this position. Must report to work during inclement weather closings.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in related field. Working knowledge of veterinary medical laboratory practices and procedures; must possess keyboarding and basic computer skills; ability to write an SOP , ability to work well with others; good organizational skills; ability to learn new procedures and be adaptable; excellent communication/customer service skills and phone etiquette. Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, valid driver’s license.

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Must have a criminal background check, Emergency Personnel – health & safety related, Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver’s license check

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This position may be considered essential and required report to work during emergency and inclement weather closings.

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How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position, the requirements, and to apply, please go to To be considered, Applicants MUST apply on-line to posting number SW0170693, by the close date of September 11, 2017. If you have any questions please call the HR Service Center @ 540-231-9331 or email the HR Sercive Center at

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Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime

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$26,000-$58,146; Commensurate with Experience


Vet. Medicine Teaching Hospital

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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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