Ag ResearchTechnician I-Forage Technician (Clay Center, NE) | University of Nebraska - Lincoln - Military Veterans

at HERC - Central Midwest

Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: S_220315 Department: USMARC-0937 Description of Work: Primary function of this position will be to provide support to the Range & Forage Production Manager with pasture monitoring and pasture improvement programs. 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 or equivalent experience, plus one year experience in livestock, range management, or related field required. Working knowledge of experimental or production animals and/or crops required. Knowledge of farm machinery/equipment operation, and application of herbicides/fertilizer/insecticides required. Precision, accuracy, attention to detail, and technical knowledge and ability necessary. Ability to plan and carry out maintenance/improvements of fields and pastures essential. Valid driver's license required. Preferred Qualifications: Prefer Associate's in livestock or range management; experience in ag production; experience monitoring/evaluating pasture may substitute for ag production experience; experience to deliberate, progressive rotational grazing systems; and cattle/sheep husbandry experience. Posted Salary: $16.00/hr minimum Job Type: Full-Time

Lincoln, Nebraska

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