University of Idaho
Beef Feedlot Manager
Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
$48,671 or higher depending on experience and education
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.
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.
MS in Animal Science.
Experience with maintenance of buildings and fencing systems.
Working with public and education agencies and livestock groups.
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.
Open Until Filled:
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.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.