Pathology Laboratory Technician in Goldsboro, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Live Operations

Reports to:

Path Lab Supervisor





FLSA Status:



Position Purpose

This position is responsible for performing various tests including bacterial and viral cultures, and antibiotic sensitivity testing.  This position will also enter data and run laboratory reports.


  • Sample preparation for bacterial and viral cultures
  • Plate bacterial cultures on appropriate media
  • Perform antibiotic sensitivity testing
  • Media preparation for bacterial cultures
  • Computer entry of data and laboratory results
  • Generate laboratory reports
  • Assist veterinarians and technicians with necropsies and fecal examinations
  • Other laboratory duties as assigned

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn laboratory procedures
  • Operation of laboratory equipment
  • Data collection techniques and terminology
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

Education and Experience

Degree in Biology, Microbiology, Poultry Science, Animal Science or related degree program or related work experience.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Light to moderate cleaning is required

Work Environment

  • Casual environment requiring comfortable attire for working with animals.

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