Diagnostic Laboratory Technician

Select Genetics

Company: Select Genetics Wage: Hourly Hours: Full-Time

The Select Genetics Veterinary Diagnostic Poultry Laboratory in Willmar, MN is seeking a part-time or full-time Laboratory Technician.

Select Genetics is the leading supplier of quality turkey poults, with a mission to deliver the highest quality poult at the greatest value to integrated food marketing companies, our commercial production farms, and independent turkey growers.

Role Summary:

In this position, you will work with veterinarians, other laboratory professionals, turkey growers and other individuals from the industry. This position would involve assisting in necropsies, cultures and sensitivities, preparing media, preparing testing supplies, prepping samples, reporting results, sample collection, assisting in trials, running ELISA serology and other daily tasks.

Ideal Candidate Requirements:

A suitable candidate for a Diagnostic Laboratory Technician would be organized, have excellent communication and time management skills, be detail oriented, and would be familiar with anatomical terminology and basic poultry anatomy/physiology.

We will consider all qualified individuals for the position, but previous experience/education in animal agriculture, veterinary/laboratory technology or poultry is desired, but not required.  Coursework in microbiology is also highly recommended to be successful in this role.


Core hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00AM – 5:00PM, with flexible weekend hours rotating every 2-3 weekends after a training period.

Benefits Summary:

This role will include an hourly wage based upon experience and a full organizational benefits package to include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with up to $500 company contribution
  • 401(K) retirement plan with immediate 100% company match up to 4%
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • PTO + Paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

To Apply or Further Inquire Contact:

Jami Halliday | Talent Acquisition

(320) 222-9810


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