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Summary of Duties:
This Farmer 3 position's primary duties are providing animal care as directed, making daily observations of facilities and pens to ensure facility security and animal safety and maintaining accurate records of daily animal care. This position may need to work occasional weekends and holidays per business needs. Management may also assign other duties and priorities when time allows or weather permits. Extra responsibilities may include performing fencing or animal penning repairs, new fence construction, and unloading of feed and bedding shipments. Must have a working knowledge in computer skills. This position must operate a variety of heavy equipment and farm machinery including but not limited to feed trucks, dump trucks, wheel tractors, PTO driven post augers, skid steer loaders and all related hand tools such as chain saws, circular saws, welders, wrenches, drills and all other types of hand tools, etc.
Three years of experience in farm work or maintaining livestock, at least six months must include experience directing the work of others; OR equivalent education/experience.
Must possess, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver's license.
Must be able to pass all mandatory training within two (2) weeks of hire.
Basic computer skills; including the ability to use learn Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Outlook, Word.
Experience working with and caring for canine, feline, equine, bovine, ovine, caprine, camelid and porcine species.
Experience in general maintenance and repair.
Experience working around large and companion animals.
Experience hauling livestock with a truck and trailer.
Experience using farm related equipment - tractors, skid steers, trucks, gators, dump truck, hay squeeze and compactor.
Area/College: College of Veterinary Medicine Department Name: Animal Care Logisictis City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99163 Department Link:vetmed.wsu.edu/ Monthly Salary: Range 38, $2,999.00 - $3,887.00 | Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28. FTE: 100% This is a permanent position. Screening Begin Date: This position has been reposted and will begin screening applicants on August 22, 2022. The recruitment will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions:
Applicants must attach a resume and cover letter to their online application. Applicants are also required to include contact information for professional references within the online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets the required qualifications.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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