Operations Floater

Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017

Position Title: Operations Floater

Position Type: Full-time

Organization Name: Adams Land and Cattle

Location (City, State): Broken Bow, NE

Job Description/Duties: 

Looking for a team player to serve in the position of Floater at both South and East Feedlots in Broken Bow, NE. This individual would work in a variety of areas as need arises. This a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual who enjoys variety in their schedule, while also gaining a better understanding of the feedlot operations as a whole.

This person is responsible for:

  • Assisting in all facets of cattle operations, including Cattle Health, Cattle Distribution, East Lot, Feeding, and Processing.
  • Administering implants, tags, vaccines, topicals, and antibiotics according to protocols and procedures.
  • Operating equipment properly and safely while delivering precise rations accurately and efficiently.
  • Understanding anatomy and diagnosis of cattle in order to administer treatments and therapy to identified cattle.
  • Assisting with the verification and movement of cattle within the feedlot.
  • Providing general maintenance to feedlot facilities and structures, including but not limited to cleaning facilities, ensuring water tanks are properly functioning, and operating heavy equipment.
  • Following AQA and safety guidelines when in cattle handling areas and facilities.

Qualifications or Skills Required: 

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

  • Previous cattle handling knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to multiple teams, supervisors/managers, environments, and job-related tasks.
  • Basic mechanical skills and heavy equipment experience are preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to use analytical skills for problem solving and taking initiative.
  • Basic computer skills are required.
  • Commitment to safety and quality culture.

This position requires:

  • Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to work fluctuating hours, weekends, and holidays, in addition to being on an on-call weekend rotation.
  • Exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally; 25-50 pounds of force frequently; 10-20 pounds of force constantly. Standing and sitting frequently; occasionally walking, carrying, lifting/lowering, pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, climbing, stairs, reaching/handling/grasping, and kneeling/crouching.

Contact Information/Instructions How to Apply: Upload your resume and/or submit an application at www.adamslandandcattle.com/careers.