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Sow Unit Supervisor

University/Agency Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification Assistant Agricultural Research Technician
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Posting Duration 9/14/2020 - 9/28/2020
Probationary Period 6 months

Job Description

Incumbent will assist with conducting research projects and production at the Illinois State University Farm and within the Department of Agriculture at Illinois State University.
Incumbent will supervise and perform all daily tasks involving the sow unit. This includes overseeing breeding, gestation, farrowing and all associated procedures. Additionally, incumbent will assist with feed manufacturing and delivery to the swine units.


Qualifications

Required Qualifications

1. High school diploma or GED.
2. Possession of a valid Illinois vehicle operator’s license(s).
3. Two (2) years (24 months) of experience and training:
A. General agricultural experience as appropriate performing general animal, livestock or related farming duties.
B. Vocational training specifically related to agriculture such as community college or vocational programs.
- 30 semester hours equals one year (12 months)
- Associate's Degree (60 semester hours) equals two years (24 months)

A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.

Desired Qualifications

1. Pork Quality Assurance Plus Certification
2. Willing to work in extreme conditions.
3. Willing to be team player.
4. Willingness to work within University Farm Guidelines.
5. Willing to follow research protocols.


Salary

$15.43 - $20.05 per hour


Links

ISU Jobs Website


Contact Information


University/Agency Illinois State University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Breanna Plese
Phone Number 309-438-8311
Address
Comments Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Other documentation such as college transcripts (may be unofficial) may be faxed, mailed, delivered to Human Resources, or uploaded under optional documents prior to the posting close date. DD214 paperwork may be faxed, mailed, delivered to Human Resources, or brought to the Civil Service exam in order to receive the maximum eligible points:

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Breanna Plese
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

A Civil Service examination will be required. You will be notified by e-mail if you meet the qualifications for the examination. Please closely monitor your email for correspondence regarding your application status.

**This position will be located at the ISU Farm in Lexington.**

A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.