Contact Information


  • Division Secretary


    General Questions
    Phone: 404.727.7423
    Fax: 404.727.3212
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  • Customer Service


    Billing
    Phone: 404.727.8395
    Fax: 404.727.8762
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  • Animal Orders & Transfers
    Phone: 404.727.7426
    Fax: 404.727.8762
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    Smartkeys Add/Modify
    Phone: 404.727.7426
    Phone: 404.727.3210
    Fax: 404.727.8762
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  • Facility Access


    Normal Business Hours

    (Monday thru Friday, 8AM - 5PM)


    Phone: 404.727.8991

    After Normal Business Hours

    (Weekends, Holidays & After Hours: 5PM - 8AM)


    Phone: 404.727.6111

  • Animal Care & Husbandry


    Normal Business Hours

    (Monday thru Friday, 8AM - 5PM)


    Phone: 404.727.2955

  • Veterinary Medical Needs


    Normal Business Hours

    (Monday thru Friday, 8AM - 5PM)


    Phone: 404.727.3248

  • After Normal Business Hours

    (Weekends, Holidays & After Hours: 5PM - 8AM)


    Phone: 404.727.6111


Postal Mailing Address


  • 615 Michael Street
    Whitehead Biomedical Research Bldg
    Suite G-02
    Atlanta, GA 30322
    MAILSTOP: 1941-001-1AA

  • Business Hours

  • Monday - Friday
    8:00AM - 5:00PM





DAR Career Paths



ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Secretary/Secretary Sr.
  • Administrative Assistant, Prog
  • Accountant/Accountant Sr.
  • Security Secretary
  • Applications Developer


ANIMAL CARE

  • Animal Care Trainee
  • Animal Care Technician I
  • Animal Care Technician II
  • Animal Care Technician III
  • Animal Care Supervisor


  • VETERINARY TECHNICAL

  • Veterinary Technician I
  • Veterinary Technician II
  • Veterinary Technician III
  • Veterinary Technician IV


  • Husbandry Positions


    Animal Care Technicians


    Animal Care Technician I

    Job description
    Performs routine duties associated with animal care in a research setting. Prepares food and feeds animals, maintains sanitary conditions, observes animal conditions and behavior, and collects animal specimens. May assist in animal restraint, maintaining animal housing, and minor cage maintenance. Performs minor repairs and maintains the animal housing facility. May train new technicians. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent (GED). One year of animal husbandry or related animal care experience and ability to lift up to 75 pounds. Positions in this classification may require a valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.


    Animal Care Technician II

    Job description
    Performs routine and specialized duties associated with animal care including feeding, cleaning, restraining, and transporting. Observes animal conditions, collects specimens, and provides technical assistance to research and veterinary personnel. Performs minor repairs and maintains the animal housing facility. May train new technicians. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), three years of animal husbandry or related animal care experience, and the ability to lift 75 pounds. May require a valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record. May also require three years of transportation and routing experience in lieu of animal husbandry/care experience. Salary commensurate with experience.



    Veterinary Technicians


    Veterinary Technician I

    Job description
    Under direct to general supervision, assists veterinarians and researchers in anesthesia, surgery, post-operative care, radiology, animal care and treatments. Observes animals and reports abnormalities, sickness, and injury. May assist in diagnostic and preventative procedures or treatment of the animal. Maintains medical records and assists with inventory. May assist 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.



    Veterinary Technician II

    Job description
    Under general supervision, assists veterinarians and researchers in anesthesia, surgery, post-operative care, radiology, animal care and treatments. Observes animals and reports abnormalities, sickness, and injury. May assist in diagnostic and preventative procedures or treatment of the animal. May assist in colony management. May assist in data collection or reporting. May assist in training new veterinary and/or animal care technicians. Maintains medical records and inventory. May assist in capture or restraint of animal. 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.



    Veterinary Technician III

    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.