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Alta Genetics Inc. is a major livestock genetic improvement company with markets in over fifty countries around the world. Our core strategy is to maintain a leading position in technology innovation aimed at increasing milk production through improved genetics.  We are dedicated in developing partnerships with leading progressive dairy producers worldwide. Together, we passionately pursue our mission to create value, build trust and deliver results for progressive farmers around the world.

POSITION SUMMARY

We have an immediate opening for a Herdsperson located at our Watertown, WI office.  

This candidate will be responsible for feeding, bedding, handling of the bulls for production, and all other aspects of general bull care.  

The candidate will need to have a strong background in operating tractors, skid loaders, and the ability to perform minor facility and equipment maintenance.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in all aspects of providing care to and semen collection on Alta's proven bulls and young sires
  • Be a key member of the semen collection team focused on maximizing semen quality and quantity and increasing number of sire
  • Assist with daily feeding of bulls and cleaning of bull pens
  • Assist the Veterinary staff as needed
  • Overall maintenance of equipment, buildings, and grounds

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Good physical condition
  • Strong work ethic
  • Previous livestock handling experience
  • Degree in Animal or Dairy Science is considered an asset 
  • Experience detecting health and disease problems in cattle 
  • Ability to perform basic equipment and building maintenance or repair skills
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office for communication and documentation
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to work outside year round and perform physical tasks
  • Demonstrated attention to safe working practices and attention to detail
  • Ability to work rotational weekends and holidays

Notification:
Immediately following successful submission of your online application, you will receive an online message confirming the receipt of your resume. Due to the anticipated volume of applications we are unable to respond to telephone inquiries about the status of your application.

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