Recipient and Maintenance Herdsman
This position is responsible for the general daily care of recipient herd and assist in maintaining environment around cattle.Key Responsibilities:Assist with chute work including processing, backgrounding, and pregnancy checks.Provides general daily care to recipient cattle including observing animals for health.Sorts cattle for heats, syncs, and pregnant cow to go home.Loads, unloads, and assists with transportation of cattle.Identifies and sells cull cows.Removes dead livestock.Assists with yard maintenance including but not limited to manure hauling, snow removal, box scraping, cleaning feeders, and fencing.Assist with daily feeding of livestock.Helps maintain recipient inventory.Operates light and heavy equipment including but not limited to: skid steer, wheel loader, tractors, mixers, box scrapers, and manure spreaders.Assist with general maintenance and repairs on recipient housing and facilities.Performs routine maintenance and repairs on equipment.Maintains a professional imagine reflective of Trans Ova s industry position.Follows Trans Ova s policies and procedures.Other duties as assigned by supervisor.Education Requirements:Minimum high school diploma or G.E.D.Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:Working conditions are primarily an outdoor environment with extreme temperatures, wind, and muddy conditions. Animals, especially if handled improperly, can cause injury. Ability to be on feet walking, or standing for long periods of time. Must be able to lift 75 pounds.Other skills/experience:Prior cattle handling experience is required.Must be good with numbers.Computer experience preferred.Must have legible penmanship.Previous experience running heavy equipment.Produces high quality work.Positive attitude & flexibility.Apply for this job.