Agricultural Technician 1

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Wooster, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime

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Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this classified civil service position.
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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Agricultural Technician 1
Working Title Beef and Sheep Farm Technician
Department OARDC Animal Sciences
Department Location Wooster
Requisition Number 440853
Summary of Duties

Provides research support at beef and sheep research facilities at Wooster campus; performs proper beef cattle and sheep husbandry duties; assists with research duties including feed mixing, feeding, watering and other tasks according to protocols; assists veterinarian and faculty researchers with special procedures on laboratory animals such as surgery, collecting blood samples, and administering medications; performs collection of samples for laboratory analysis and prepares feed samples for storage; operates and maintains equipment and physical facilities; communicates with faculty, technicians, and students the health, production and management data essential for beef cattle and sheep research; works weekend rotation and some holidays.

Position located in Wooster, OH.

Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

7th grade plus; three courses in agriculture (or three months of experience), 300 hours of training in the operation of agricultural equipment (or three months of experience); valid driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications

Minimum of three months livestock experience; ability to lift and carry at least 60 pounds for short distances.

Target Salary $10.55 - $12.00 Hourly
Job Category Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 07/14/2018
Posting End Date 07/22/2018
Dept Contact Name Clevenger,David Douglas
Dept Contact Phone 330/262-4217
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