This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 7262
UW Job Family: 72
SOC Code: 11-9011
Pay Grade: 20
Date: July 01, 2008
Assists in the management and supervision of a University Agricultural Center; manages, supervises and performs farming and livestock duties.
Manage, supervise and participate in the irrigation, fertilization, application of chemicals, harvesting of hay and care of dairy herd and equipment.
Work as liaison with feed mills, substations and supply companies.
Operate, maintain and repair equipment used in agriculture and farming.
Assist faculty in conducting research and data collection.
Estimate the needs for the general farming operations.
Care and treatment of animals including branding, castrating, dehorning cattle, docking, and herding sheep.
May assist in building maintenance, repair and remodeling as necessary.
May assist in training and supervision of existing farm crew and part-time staff.
May act as Farm Manager in Farm Manager's absence.
May travel to other centers to transport and test livestock and collect data.
May work at other livestock units as needed.
Most work performed outdoors; regular exposure to dirt, dust, noise, adverse weather conditions and mechanical hazards when operating farm tools/equipment.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.