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Ag Research Technician II

About this Job:

Care and handling of swine in the USMARC Swine Finishing and Breeding areas. Position includes the supervision of ART I employees assigned to the Finishing and Breeding areas. Collection of research data, ensuring treatment and experiment protocols are being followed. Sanitation of facilities. Working with UNL and MARC personnel.

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.

Requirement:

Associate’s degree in an agricultural related field plus two years of swine experience; equivalent education/experience considered. Knowledge, skills, and ability to recognize, treat, and care for typical swine ailments associated with swine finishing and breeding operations. Knowledge, skills, and ability to utilize low stress animal handling techniques.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate’s degree in animal science or related field plus two years of swine experience specifically in finishing and breeding. Specialized knowledge and skills to provide advanced care and treatment to finishing pigs, gilts, and sows. Knowledge and skills to select females for replacements to the herd, ability to detect heat in cycling females and the qualifications to AI those females. Ability to select animals for market. Ability to complete extensive data collection. Pork Quality Assurance and Transport Quality Assurance training.

Salary:
Experience:
2 years
How to apply:

Apply online at by clicking HERE