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Night Watch Pasco Feeders LL a

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


Guards Company property during the night against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry; monitors sprinkler and other mechanical systems to ensure overnight operation; and assists in receiving incoming cattle. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in receiving cattle by unloading, counting and weighing cattle. Ensure proper pen placement and all paperwork is completed, based on instructions from Cattle Manager. Assist incoming commodity trucks with scale ticket completion and placement of product. 
  • Patrols feedlot grounds and buildings; warns violators of trespassing infractions; contacts local authorities in the event of fire or presence of unauthorized persons; watches for and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, water leaks, and security doors left unlocked. Secures feedlot gates and doors to prevent entry by unauthorized persons.
  • Monitors mechanical systems to ensure proper overnight functionality and completes minor maintenance fixes or contacts manager.
  • Operates front end loader to transfer feed commodities within feedlot for efficient truck loading.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Large animal handling experience is preferred.

Relevant Experience

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk on uneven ground, and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Other Information

Job Requisition ID: 5241

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Feeders Pasco Feedlot - Burbank 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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Nearest Major Market: Kennewick