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Lead Cowboy LL (Pasco, WA)


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Job Title: Lead Cowboy LL (Pasco, WA)
Location: Burbank, WA, West United States, USA
Company: J.R. Simplot Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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The J.R.
Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly
planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These
endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part
of the global economy. We currently have a Lead Cowboy position available at our Land & Livestock facility in Burbank, WA.



SUMMARY

Assists in the care and treatment of cattle; acts as a
liaison in order to communicate job assignments to the cowboy crew from the Cattle
Manager by performing the following duties.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES

Monitors cattle by riding feedlot pens and/or open range
in order to identify sick, injured, or stressed animals; removes the sick or
injured animals to be medically treated. Supervises the physical movement of
cattle upon the Cattle Manager's request.



Supervises the cowboy crew in assignments from Cattle
Manager to ensure completion of tasks within given time constraints.



Assists the Cattle Manager with the receiving, shipping,
sorting, and processing of cattle. Assists in the medical treatment
of sick or injured cattle by following an established medical-treatment plan
provided by the Staff Veterinarian.



Trains,
shoes, feeds, and medically treats horses in order to provide healthy,
productive animals.



QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be
able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.



EDUCATION and/or
EXPERIENCE

Three or more years experience in an agriculture
environment with a demonstrated ability to work with cattle; familiarity with
cattle diseases, calving, feeding, and movement. Prior supervisory experience helpful.



LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions,
short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group
situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.



MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all
units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability
to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with
problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



OTHER SKILLS AND
ABILITIES

Ability to saddle and ride a horse. Must provide own
tack.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative
of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The
employee frequently is required to walk and use hands/fingers to handle,
manipulate, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally
required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The
employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or
move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance, color, and
peripheral vision, as well as depth perception.



WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee
regularly works in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to fumes
or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical
parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.



HOW TO APPLY

Internal
Simplot Candidates:

Please
apply via Employee Space to Job
ID #7194



External
Candidates:

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Opportunities

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ID #7194



When a
position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear
on our Simplot Careers website. If you experience any technical
difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact our
JRS Talent and Culture department for assistance at careers@simplot.com.



**The
J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental
disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status,
marital status, or any other protected status.**
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Job Post Date: 05/01/19
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