Ranch Technician
Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory, Whitman, NE
Provide day-to-day care of cattle. Maintenance and repair of facilities, vehicles and equipment. Assist in data collection for a variety of studies. Provide campus security and serve as first responder in emergency situations. Irregular work hours and strenuous physical labor is required. Must be able to work in inclement weather and temperatures from -30F to 100+F. Due to the remote location of worksite, housing is provided.
High school diploma plus six years experience on a working cattle ranch or equivalent combination of education an experience. Ability to service and operate farm equipment essential. Welding and mechanical ability and knowledge of cattle handling and hauling equipment are necessary. Must have basic skills in riding and care of horses and in maintaining windmills and fencing. Must have a valid driver’s license and meet University driver eligibility requirements. Associates degree preferred. Strong agriculture background and basic computer skills preferred.
The position description and to apply for this position can be found at Requisition # S_220997