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

at HERC - Central Midwest

Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: S_220581 Department: USMARC-0937 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: http://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. Posted Salary: $16.00/hr minimum Job Type: Full-Time

Lincoln, Nebraska

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