Full/Part-Time Employment

Service Technician for Pivot Dealership

Experience preferred, but willing to train the right candidate.  This person must possess mechanical abilities, and electrical experience w/480V 3 phase and 120V is preferred.  Must possess desire to learn and the ability to work independently on tasks.   Pay commensurate based on experience, excellent benefit package.
Only serious candidates need apply.  Applications may be submitted to Nebraska Ag & Irrigation, 609 S Meridian, Cozad, NE 69130 or by calling 308-784-2118.

Interstate Commodities Valentine

Valentine is a grind and mix livestock feed mill/grain commodities located in Valentine, Nebraska.  Interstate Commodities Valentine is looking for someone interested in learning all aspects of the business with the opportunity of moving into management.  Interstate Commodities, Inc is a 150 employee strong company with locations in South Dakota and Nebraska.  Competitive wages/salary with great benefits.  CDL required (or willing to obtain one).  Contact Bernie @Interstate Commodities, Valentine NE.  Phone 402-376-3565

Laboratory Animal Technician - Charles River Laboratories

Charles River Laboratories, Insourcing Solutions has an opening for a Laboratory Animal Technician II in Fort Detrick, MD.  The Laboratory Animal Technician II provides animal husbandry and technical support including animal handling and restraint, tail vein injections, blood collection and other samples, performs injections, treatments, surgical preparation and post-operative observations and will assist with research procedures as directed.  The ideal candidate will have an A.A. degree in Veterinary Technology or equivalent college level program or at least a High School Diploma/GED.  One or more years of related animal care, handling and technical experience with small and large animals.  BSL III/IV facility experienced preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. ALAT OR successful achievement of ALAT certification within one (1) year required. AALAS certification at the LAT level preferred.  This position requires availability during some weekends and holidays. The increased physical demands of working in a high containment environment require extensive background checks, CDC select agent approval, and participation in the NIH biosurety program.  Please send resumes to Alicia Miller at alicia.miller@crl.com<mailto:alicia.miller@crl.com>.

Secretary / Manager

Sandhills Cattle Association is seeking a qualified person for the position of Secretary/Manager.

Duties include, but not limited to: devise and carry out strategies for existing and new services, regular communications with members and clients via print and digital media, prepare and mail semi-monthly membership newsletters and other publications, maintain membership records, event planning, website management, public relations, represent the Association at various events, plan and implement day-to-day operations of the Association.

Background in Agriculture and experience with Microsoft Office and QuickBooks software desired. Salary negotiable based upon experience. Criminal history, background check & driving record review will be conducted.
Application review begins September 30.


Send resume and 3 work-related references to:
Secretary/Manager
Sandhills Cattle Association
PO Box 786,
Valentine  NE  69201-0786
or email: sca@sandhillscattle.com and put Attn: Secretary/Manager in the subject line.
For complete job description, visit: www.sandhillscattle.com

Animal Care Clinic - Lincoln

We are a 2 doctor small animal veterinary practice looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician.

We offer: holiday pay, continuing education, personal and vacation time (after 6 months of employment), and 401K matching.

Primary duties include: Patient care and assisting with surgeries, performing dental cleanings, taking radiographs, lab work, restraining animals, client relations/ education, and other miscellaneous duties of helping maintain cleanliness of our facility .  Some receptionist duties of checking in appointments, and answering phones.  Hours are weekdays rotating 9:00am-6:00pm and 11:00am-8:00pm with rotating Saturdays (every 3rd).

To apply or for more information: email Dr. Buller at lrbacc@yahoo.com .   Or mail resume to Animal Care Clinic Attn: Dr. Buller 255 So. 84th Street Lincoln, NE 68510

Bovine Embryo Transfer Assistant

Pope Farms Inc., a bovine embryo transfer company with involvement in providing recipients and seed stock production, is looking for a full time employee.

Required duties include:  thawing embryos for transfer, assisting with embryo collection, basic microscope work (searching for embryos), keeping accurate records of recipients and embryos transferred, billing clients for services, sterilizing equipment, general cattle handling.

Other possible duties could include:  feeding cattle and general livestock work, helping maintain embryo and semen tank storage inventory, cowherd records, registering calves, helping with recipient synchronization, artificial insemination. (Duties may be adjusted to fit the skills and interests of the person.)

Artificial insemination training required.

Position is available now but we are willing to wait for the right person. Send resume and references to:

Jeff Pope
26075 Willow Rd.
Ravenna, NE 68869

Email jeff@popefarms.com

Home and office 308-467-2333
Cell 308-390-0657

 

Upper Elkhorn NRD Water Resources Manager

The Upper Elkhorn Natural Resources District is accepting applications for a Water Resources Manager. This is a fulltime position, whose responsibilities will include development, implementation and or supervision of the District's Groundwater (Quality and Quantity) and Integrated Management Plans.

This position oversees the water quality and quantity monitoring networks, collecting and interpreting ground and surface water and soil samples, providing technical support for review and interpretation of studies on geology, ground and surface water, preparation of reports, updates and presentations to the NRD board/committees and general public. Bachelor degree in natural sciences/resources, agricultural, hydrology, geology or agricultural/biological systems engineering is preferred.

The starting salary range is $36,000-$48,000 paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, medical, vision and dental insurance, and retirement available. Applications will be taken until October 6, 2014.

The UENRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Contact the Upper Elkhorn NRD for job application and full job description at 301 North Harrison, O'Neill NE  68763 or download from www.uenrd.org. For additional information please contact the District at (402) 336-3867
 

Technicians - Animal Clinic Of Rapid City

Are you an RVT or a Student with a warm heart for old noses? Do you desire and opportunity to use your skills? This fast-paced mixed animal hospital in Rapid City, SD is looking for full time technicians dedicated to giving our clients and patients quality care, and having fun while doing it! You must be dependable, organized, and have excellent communication skills. Daily challenges include surgery assistance, radiology, laboratory testing, computer use, and client education. Starting salary is based on attitude, previous experience, skills, and willingness to learn. Call Kim Earley at 605-342-1368 for more information.

Service Technicians at Miller Repair in Maxwell

We are currently looking for some Service Technicians at Miller Repair in Maxwell.  If you are unfamiliar with us, we are an Ag Equipment dealer.  We sell new/used ag equipment and new/used parts for the same.  We are a family owned business looking for more help in our shop.  The job includes helping set up and repair equipment in addition to taking parts off salvage equipment.

If you have any students or know of anyone interested in this job, please send them our way.  We can be reached via email, phone or fax.  Our company info is below.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Thank you.
Lori Weir
Office Manager
Miller Repair LLC
Maxwell, NE
308.582.4303
Email:  millerrepair@yahoo.com
Website:  www.millerrepair.com

Full Time or Part Time Licensed Veterinary Technician Position

Date of listing:  July 30, 2014
Location:  Omaha, NE

All Creatures Veterinary Clinic
8626 Frederick St., Omaha, NE 68124
402-399-8224  www.allcreaturesveterinary.com 
reception@allcreaturesveterinary.com
Contact- Dr. Kathy Stevens

New Graduates welcome to apply.
Day, evening and weekend hours, and attendance at twice monthly staff meetings will be required.

We are a busy, fast paced small animal and exotic veterinary clinic with 4 veterinarians on staff in Omaha, NE.  Our practice has digital radiography, in house laboratory machines, dental radiography, ultrasound, and a therapy laser. 
This position plays an integral role in providing excellent care for our patients and outstanding customer service for our clients.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):  hospitalized patient care, surgical monitoring, boarded animal care, basic bathing/grooming animals, hospital cleaning duties , client communication and education- via phone and in person, patient restraint, venipuncture, catheter placement, administering vaccinations, pharmacy duties, laboratory duties and handling medical records.

Please contact us or stop by for an application. Resume and references are required. You can email your resume and request an application via email reception@allcreaturesveterinary.com
 

Feedyard Labor Position

Weber Feedyards is a 6000 head cattle feeding and irrigated farming operation west of Dorchester, NE.  The yard is 45 miles southwest of Lincoln.

The open position is a feedyard labor position.  The applicant will be required to feed, identify and help pull sick cattle, help treat and process cattle.  Pen maintenance skills and equipment operation will be required.  The applicant will need computer skills, and be willing to work with a team.  Seasonal farming work could be required.

Pay is negotiable depending on skill set.  Benefits include free beef, health insurance, retirement, and profit sharing.

A clean driving record is a must.
Call Joel at 4026413530 with questions.

Joel Weber - Manager
Weber Feedyards

Graphic Design/Electronic Media Specialist

Date of Listing: July 21, 2014
Location: UNL,  Lincoln, NE
The Rural Futures Institute is hiring a Graphic Design/Electronic Media Specialist.  We are looking for someone who wants to make a difference in the lives of rural people and places, who understands the RFI's mission and vision, and has a passion for community. Please share this opportunity with those who may be interested.

Apply: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/40572

The job will only be posted for a couple of weeks, so please share this with your networks!

Thanks,
The Rural Futures Institute Team

Warehouse/Store Job

Date of listing: July 30, 2014
Location: Grand Island, NE

MID NEBRASKA FEEDS
721 CLAUDE RD
GRAND ISLAND, NE 68803

(308) 382-3048
mnfeeds@hotmail.com

We are a Purina feed and livestock equipment store. Customer service is our number one priority.
Warehouse/Store Job applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Speak fluent English
  • Have basic math skills
  • Be eager to work and have the ability to work independently or with others
  • Have ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Have valid driver's license & good driving record. Have a Class B CDL or be willing to get one.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Load customers
  • Unload delivery trucks
  • Keep warehouse clean and organized
  • Maintain accurate inventory
  • Make deliveries with flatbed and auger trucks
  • Operate forklift and bobcat
  • Must be able to lift/carry up to 75 lbs & pallet jack up to 2300 lb pallets
  • Perform general maintenance of property and equipment
  • Operate cash register
  • Learn about products and do store sales

Some warehouse and livestock experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right person.

Gene Transfer Technician – Full Time

Date of Listing: July 21, 2014
Location: Hardy, NE
Zoltenko Farms Inc., a progressive and family-owned livestock operation located near Hardy, NE, is seeking a self-starting, trustworthy individual to fill a full time position in a challenging and team-oriented environment.

Qualified Gene Transfer Tech candidates are:
• Fast learners
• Self-motivated
• Process oriented
• Able to work independently
Duties may include but are not limited to:
• Animal Care - feeding, medicating, working with pigs
• Sanitation & Maintenance – power washing, basic repairs
• Laboratory Processing - evaluating, processing, packaging, cleaning

Must possess the excellence mindset needed to meet quality control standards during and after production, ensuring a contamination free product.  Previous livestock experience is a plus, but not necessary.  Applications remain active for 6 months from application date.  Health insurance, paid time off, AFLAC, meals provided.  Zoltenko Farms Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  Call (785) 278-5405 or email careers@zfistud.com.

Feed Truck Driver and Mechanic Positions

Date of Listing: July 22, 2014
Location: Ohiowa, NE
Mechanic / Shop
Repair and Maintain feed yard facilities and equipment including hydraulic chutes, feed mill, shop, feed trucks, loaders, dump trucks…
Experience in welding, electrical, hydraulic, water systems, and mechanics.
Apply at 402-295-2216
Contact Barb
barb@midamerica-feedyard.com
www.midamerica-feedyard.com

Mid-America Feed Yard in Ohiowa is currently looking to hire a full-time feed truck driver. Delivering feed, processing feed, maintain equipment, cleaning of bunks with some scooping.  Mechanical, adding & subtracting abilities. 5 days a week with rotating weekends. Rotate holidays: 3 on 3 off. 6:00 am to 5:00 pm. Competitive hourly wage with benefits: Health and dental, life insurance, vacation and sick time, 401K, AFLAC. Drug and background tests required. Email resumes or applications to  barb@midamerica-feedyard.com or call 402-295-2216. See website for a downloadable application: www.midamerica-feedyard.com

Mechanic/Construction

Date of Listing: July, 2014
Location: Dickens, NE

Help wanted- Home base Dickens, NE.
We put up steel buildings, high grade fencing, and work on damaged pivot systems.  Mechanical skills, construction, and welding experience helpful, but the right person will be given an opportunity to learn.
Call – Rick Kerchal  (308)530-1706

General Farm Labor

Date of Listing: June, 2014
Location: North Platte, NE

Incorpe Water Project
Looking for a college student for General Farm Labor in North Platte, NE.  Duties include but not limited to:  operating a tractor, mowing, building fence, etc…..  40 hours or more of work during the summer but would be flexible with scheduling during the school year.
Please Contact Ken Anderson #308-650-0654 (cell) OR 308-537-6752 (office) to inquire more about the position.  Pay will be negotiable.

Sales Agronomist

Date of Listing: June, 2014
Location: North Platte, NE Area

The Sales Agronomist is a specialist in the sales of crop inputs products and services that include, crop nutrition products, crop protection products, seed, seed traits and seed treatments, NextField™ System precision ag services and other related services. You will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with identified customers, and working face to face with grain producers on the farm.  You will learn how to help farmers prosper and maximize their return by utilizing our company's full range of crop inputs products, services, and resources.  Through your relationship with the producer and our expertise, you will help to solve customer problems and create new opportunities.

This position will be based out of a home office and support a territory surrounding North Platte, NE.

Principal Accountabilities:
• 15% - Fully understand and actively participate in the planning and execution of the Farm Service Group strategy, business plans, sales and marketing efforts - in particular, the process of defining and developing relationships with targeted customers and prospects.
• 40% - In partnership with Farm Marketers, the Sales Manager and other customer solution specialists, you will maintain contact with customers to understand their needs so that you can position our crop inputs products and services in an effort to help them grow a better more profitable crop.
• 10% - Learn about producers cropping needs through detailed needs assessments, time on the farm evaluating producer's crops, and evaluation of yield and soil data.
• 15% - Constantly work to enhance sales skill, exhibit a strong customer-service focus and work to advance the technical understanding of crop inputs products and their benefits to the producer customer.
• 10% - Keep and use detailed records on the targeted customers to enhance the understanding of customers' problems and needs.
• 10% - Communicate producer trends, marketing plans, crop conditions, wants / needs / concerns to the appropriate people within the Farm Service Group and product lines

Qualifications
Required:

• 1 or more years of sales experience within an agricultural environment
• Strong customer-service focus with the ability to develop long term relationships with growers based on technical knowledge and trust
• Strong communication and listening skills
• Ability to influence decision-making
• Excellent interpersonal skills
Desired:

• 4 year degree within an Agriculture field preferred
• Strong Agronomy and Precision Agronomy knowledge
• Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
For additional information, please contact me direct at alyssa@hireinitiatives.com or 978-225-6200.

Cattle health, feeding and yard maintenance positions

Date of Listing: June, 2014
Location: Stuart, NE

Seeking Applicants

Commercial feedyard with current capacity of 15,000 with possible expansion to 45,000.
Good environment and team attitude.
Looking for qualified personnel for cattle health, feeding and yard maintenance positions.
Pay based on qualifications.

CONTACT:
Cottonwood Feeders LLC
Cody H. Wilson, MGR
Stuart, NE
Phone – 402-340-1600

Licensed Veterinary Technician Position

Full and Part-Time Positions

Date of listing:  July 30, 2014
L
ocation:  Omaha, NE

All Creatures Veterinary Clinic
8626 Frederick St., Omaha, NE 68124
402-399-8224  www.allcreaturesveterinary.com
reception@allcreaturesveterinary.com
Contact- Dr. Kathy Stevens

Full Time or Part Time Licensed Veterinary Technician Position Available- New Graduates welcome to apply.
Day, evening and weekend hours, and attendance at twice monthly staff meetings will be required.

We are a busy, fast paced small animal and exotic veterinary clinic with 4 veterinarians on staff in Omaha, NE.  Our practice has digital radiography, in house laboratory machines, dental radiography, ultrasound, and a therapy laser.
This position plays an integral role in providing excellent care for our patients and outstanding customer service for our clients.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):  hospitalized patient care, surgical monitoring, boarded animal care, basic bathing/grooming animals, hospital cleaning duties , client communication and education- via phone and in person, patient restraint, venipuncture, catheter placement, administering vaccinations, pharmacy duties, laboratory duties and handling medical records.

Please contact us or stop by for an application. Resume and references are required. You can email your resume and request an application via email  reception@allcreaturesveterinary.com

Veterinary Technician

Date of listing: July 16, 2014

Location: York, NE

Gloysein Veterinary Clinic
York, NE
Looking for a full-time veterinary technician for their busy mixed animal practice.
Contact Claudia, office manager, or Dr. Cook for more information
402-362-2894
Email resume: cjforeman@windstream.net

Additional Resources

American Animal Hospital Association - AAHA's Career Center

Veterinary Technician & Veterinary Assistant related jobs
 
A great job site with a variety of positions.

Central States Enterprises - Full-time and seasonal options

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Employment Opportunities

UNL Husker Hire Link

Volunteer With the HSVMA
The HSVMA Field Services Program (aka Rural Area Veterinary Services) is a non-profit veterinary outreach program combining community service and veterinary education to bring free veterinary services to underserved rural communities throughout the United States and Latin America.
As a student volunteer, you will have the unique opportunity to gain real life clinical experience while helping animals in need.