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Research Labor 2 Grandview HQ LL

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.

SUMMARY

Assists Herdsman and Veterinarian in the care and treatment of range cattle and/or cow-calf operations by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Rides on horseback in order to identify sick, injured, or stressed animals; gathers cattle on range and pasture; calves cows; supplements feed during winter; repairs pasture and range fences.
  • Assists in treating sick or injured cattle by following an established medical treatment plan provided by the Staff Veterinarian and/or Herdsman.
  • Assists with processing and shipping cattle by sorting, branding, vaccinating, worming, and tagging.
  • Moves cattle from pasture to pasture as directed by the Herdsman.
  • Provides care to horses by shoeing, doctoring, feeding, and grooming as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Herdsman.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Knowledgeable in the areas of animal health and cattle conditions generally acquired with a minimum of four to five years related experience and/or training.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

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.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must be a licensed driver of single axle vehicles.

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OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to saddle and ride a horse.  Must provide own tack.

 

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 and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands/fingers to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color 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 regularly works in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Requisition ID: 3285

Travel Required: None

Location(s): L&L Headquarters - Grand View 

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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