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Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Salary Range CG FH:  $12.45 – $18.32/hour

12 months, 100% time


Job Responsibilities:  Serve as the morning shift supervisor; oversee the morning milking crew and train student employees, as well as assist in the maintenance of the overall appearance of the farm; and assist in the daily chores associated with the care of the research animals.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of:  Procedures and techniques required at a dairy research facility; farming equipment such as tractors and skid loaders; safety requirements for working with or around research animals and equipment; supervisory techniques and practices; and computer software applications.


Ability to:   Supervise, train and schedule student employees; maintain SOP compliance; maintain parlor to meet all state and federal regulations; operate equipment such as a tractor and skid loader; perform maintenance and repair of milking parlor equipment; assist with all vaccinations and treatments; must be able to lift up to 75 pounds; and communicate clearly and concisely.


Required License:  Valid driver’s license is required.


Comments:    May work an occasional weekend or holiday.  Experience working with dairy cattle is essential.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.


Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.


Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit



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