Ag Research Technician I (Clay Center, NE)

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

United States

October 13, 2021

Description

Position Information Working Title Ag Research Technician I (Clay Center, NE)

Department USMARC-0937 Requisition Number S210907 Posting Open Date 10/05/2021 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 10/13/2021 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work

Work with and around cattle, pigs, and sheep. Responsible for weighing, sorting, and animal health. Responsibilities include daily maintenance of machinery and fences, treating sick animals, feeding livestock in the winter, helping with hay in the summer, and the collection of research data.

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: https:// www. unl.edu/equity/notice- nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

High school diploma plus one year agriculture experience required; equivalent education/experience considered. Precision, accuracy and attention to detail necessary. Ability to maintain equipment, machinery, fields and pastures essential. Must meet driver standards according to UNL policy and have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate's degree in Animal Science or related field preferred. Experience working with large animals preferred.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Yes Physical Required Yes Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre- employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No Criminal History Background Check Required Yes Posted Salary $16.00/hr minimum How to Apply

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Job Category (old) Office/Service Job Type Full-Time Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5) Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No If Temporary, indicate end date Planned Hire Date: Appointment End Date

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