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Cattle Operations Floater

Posted on: May 23, 2024
Maintenance Floater

Website adamscattle Adams Land & Cattle, LLC

A progressive, family owned cattle feeding business.

We are looking for a team player to serve in the position of Cattle Operations Floater at our South and East Feedlots in Broken Bow, Nebraska. The individual in this role would work in a variety of areas as need arises. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual who enjoys a variety in their schedule, while also gaining a better understanding of the operations as a whole.


This person will be responsible for:

Assisting in all facets of the Feedlot pertaining to Cattle Operations (i.e., Processing, Feeding, Cattle Health, Load Out, Cattle Distribution, and East Lot).
Administering implants, tags, vaccines, topicals, and antibiotics according to protocols and procedures.
Operating equipment properly and safely while delivering precise rations accurately and efficiently.
Understanding anatomy and diagnosis of cattle in order to administer treatments and therapy to identified cattle.
Assisting with verifying cattle.
Assisting with cattle moves within the feedlot.
Assisting with general maintenance of feedlot facilities and structures, as needed.
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, cleaning facilities, ensuring water tanks are properly functioning, watching gates, and operating heavy machinery.
Following AQA and safety guidelines when in cattle handling areas and facilities.

Skills and qualifications:

Ability to work fluctuating hours, weekends, and holidays, in addition to being on an on-call weekend rotation.
Previous cattle handling knowledge and experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to adapt to multiple teams, supervisors/managers, environments, and job-related tasks.
Basic mechanical skills and heavy equipment experience are preferred, but not required.
Ability to use analytical skills for problem solving and taking initiative.
Basic computer skills are required.
Commitment to safety and quality culture.


This position requires:

Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.
Ability to work fluctuating hours, weekends, and holidays, in addition to being on an on-call weekend rotation.
Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally; 25-50 lbs. of force frequently; 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly. Standing and sitting frequently; occasionally walking, carrying, lifting/lowering, pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, climbing, stairs, reaching/handling/grasping, and kneeling/crouching.

Compensation Details:

Starting Wage: $17.00 to $22.00 per hour
Comprehensive Benefits which begin on Day 1 of employment including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, bonus plan, company match 401(k), and more!

To apply for this job email your details to careers@adamslandandcattle.com