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Ag Research Technician I

About this Job:

Care of livestock to include feeding, artificial insemination, heat checking, observation and treatment of swine population. Building and equipment maintenance in the swine facilities and the sanitation of swine facilities. Calibrate feeders in swine areas and collect research data. Other duties as assigned.

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:

Minimum Required Qualifications

High school or equivalent experience, plus one year large livestock/animal handling experience required. Precision, accuracy and attention to detail necessary.
Preferred Qualifications

Prefer Associate’s in animal science or related field; experience handling swine; and experience with welding and equipment fabrication. Data entry experience helpful.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No 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 $13.209/hr minimum

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