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Research Tech I (Temporary: Mead, NE)

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Research Tech I (Temporary: Mead, NE)
Department/College/Unit Animal Science-0830
Requisition Number S_170614
Posting Open Date 09/07/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

Responsible for the care of cattle at the Beef Research Feedlot. Duties include assisting with general construction and maintenance of equipment and facilities, daily feeding, animal health, and assist graduate students with research trials. Other duties as assigned. A Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License required or must be obtained within six months of hire.

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:

Minimum Required Qualifications

High school diploma plus one year of agricultural experience required; equivalent education/experience considered. Must have cattle and/or feedlot experience along with experience operating farm and feeding equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates Degree in Agriculture or related field. Knowledge of animal health and care. Good communication skills and basic computer skills.

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 $13.209/hr minimum
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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? Yes
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date:
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please detail your agriculture experience, including years of experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your cattle and/or feedlot experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your experience operating farm and feeding equipment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have basic computer skills?
    • Yes
    • No

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