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Emory University Veterinary Technician II in Atlanta, Georgia


This position is located at the Yerkes Field Station in Lawrenceville, Georgia.The work schedule will be Monday-Friday 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (occasional weekend and Holiday required).

This position has an indoor/outdoor work environment that may require working in inclement weather conditions. This position also requires exposure to biohazards and potentially dangerous animals. A valid driver’s license and insurable driving record may be necessary.


  • Under general supervision, assists the veterinarians and researchers in surgery and radiology, animal care, treatments, and diagnostic and preventative procedures.

  • Maintains medical records and inventory.

  • Provides non-surgical technical assistance to researchers as directed.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Three years of experience as a veterinary technician

  • OR a high school diploma or equivalent AND four years of experience as an animal care technician

  • OR graduation from a two year veterinary technician program AND one year of veterinary technician experience.

Additional Details


  • Must have basic veterinary technical skills.

  • Strongly prefer a licensed veterinary technician with work experience in a veterinary hospital.

  • Position is most suitable for a veterinary technician that can learn and implement new skills and competently work in a high-paced environment.

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Job Number 28289

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Yerkes National Primate Resear

Department YRK: Assoc Dir Animal Resrcs

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with animals., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.

Job Category Laboratory

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322