Directly accountable for the coordination of feeding for all cattle with emphasis on proper and timely delivery of feed. Responsible for making daily feed assignments, driving a feed truck, and inventory of all ground feedstuffs. Duties include training new feed truck drivers, performing daily checks of fencing, feed, and water for cattle in the feedlot, maintaining feeding and grinding equipment, and assisting with construction and maintenance of facilities. Assist graduate students with relevant research trials. Other duties as assigned.
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Minimum Required Qualifications:
Associate's degree in agriculture or a related field plus two years of feedlot experience required; equivalency considered. Ability to work around large animals necessary. Knowledge of farm equipment use and maintenance essential. Good communication skills required. Must have Nebraska Commercial Driver's License or obtain within six months of hire.
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