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Job ID: 118648

Beef Feedlot Manager
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jan. 23, 2019
Title Beef Feedlot Manager
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
    Professional Staff
  • Animal Science

University of Idaho

Beef Feedlot Manager

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $48,671 or higher depending on experience and education

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Beef Feedlot Manager is responsible for overseeing the Steer-A-Year program and for coordinating and collaborating with AVS faculty and staff to train students in feedlot management, cattle feeding, feedlot animal health, and good animal husbandry. The individual is responsible for building and strengthening relationships with the cattle industry to help provide students with educational and experiential learning opportunities. As manager of the beef feedlot, the individual will collaborate with college personnel to further the development and enhancement of Steer-A-Year facilities. The individual will also assist the beef unit manager with the Charolais herd. The individual will occasionally be asked to provide management relief at the UI Beef Unit and assist with other PREEC activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

BS in Animal Science and 3 to 5 years of experience in beef cattle and/or beef feedlot operations.
Must have a valid drivers license and be able to successfully pass a drivers record check.

Preferred Qualifications:

MS in Animal Science.
Experience with maintenance of buildings and fencing systems.
Working with public and education agencies and livestock groups.
Maintaining records.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Will require long hours, and during breeding seasons and prime sales periods these hours may increase. May be required to be on call for performing some duties if needed.
Will work with animals that may not be docile, and operate heavy machinery and equipment, which requires adhering to occupational health and safety standards to reduce the risk of injury.
Working in inclement weather; lifting, moving or carrying items weighing up to 80 pounds.

Posting Number: SP002040P

Posting Date: 01/03/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by February 3, 2019.

In addition to the online application, please also provide a resume and a letter of qualification which addresses all minimum and any applicable preferred qualifications.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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