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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.

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.  

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

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

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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