Job no: 237605-US
Onsite, Staff-Full Time
CALS/ANIMAL & DAIRY/DAIRY HERD
Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life
Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine
This position is involved in all aspects of research dairy
operations, including but not limited to, milking, feeding,
cleaning, handling, and animal health observations at the facility.
This position must function with close, progressing to limited
supervision. The incumbent in this position must work with limited
supervision to collect, process, and composite milk samples
according to established standard operating procedures.
The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is
committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces
diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are
foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components
of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for
all students, faculty, and staff.
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Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for
UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please
visit: Diversity and
Degree and Area of Specialization:
No Degree Required
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
The incumbent must be skilled at following oral and written
instructions as directed by management and research protocols.
Also, the person in this position must understand basic arithmetic
functions and be adept at performing them with no guidance.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Position requires frequent bending
and twisting, along with repetitive motions of hands, wrists, and
arms. Must be able to respond quickly to actions of 300-1400 pound
animals to prevent being stepped on and/or pinned against a
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This position will be required to work 40 hours per week. Schedule
will vary per week based on operational need with typical working
shifts of 12:30 PM - 9:00 PM, and will include an every other
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at
Emmons Blaine Dairy in Arlington, WI.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Appointment title and pay rate will be based on relevant work
To apply, please upload a resume. If you would like, you may also
upload a cover letter. Your resume or cover letter should include
the following: number of years experience with animals,
agriculture, or farming.
If you are able to meet the requirements to work varied hours,
including every other weekend, you are encouraged to apply.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH(46071) or ANIM RESEARCH TECH OB(46072)
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,
you can find information about how to make a request at the
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on
current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities
will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics
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