Provides variety of basic agricultural duties to support research and production activities at an agricultural research facility in the beef livestock production area. Responsibilities include general care and husbandry for approximately 800-1200 cattle, maintenance of machinery and fences, assisting with pasture management and the collection of research data. Irregular hours. Work in inclement weather required. Travel between pastures and facilities required.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
High school diploma plus one year beef livestock production experience required; equivalent education/experience considered. Precision, accuracy and attention to detail necessary. Ability to maintain equipment, machinery, fields and pastures essential.. Must have a valid driver’s license and meet UNL driver eligibility.
Associate’s degree in Animal Science or related field preferred.
Posted Salary: $14.50/hr minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 71485
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