Farm Foreman I in College Station, TX 77840

Texas A&M University

Job Title Farm Foreman I

Agency Texas A&M University

Department Vet Med Park-Tamu

Proposed Minimum Salary Commensurate

Job Location College Station, Texas

Job Type Staff

Job Description
Our Commitment
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities. Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are
The Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) is an institution that represents 100 years of growth from a small school of veterinary medicine in 1916 to its present role as a major veterinary educational, medical, and research center. Today, we are one of the largest schools of veterinary medicine in the United States, training nearly 600 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students each year. We support collaboration and teamwork that turns today’s discoveries into proactive solutions for animals, humans, and the environment. Together, we strive to support the goals of the faculty, staff and students in teaching, research and outreach programs. To learn more, please visit our website https://vetmed.tamu.edu/

What we want
The Farm Forman I, under general supervision, supervises and participates in the Vet Med Park work including the care of animals.

What you need to know
Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.
Other Requirements and Factors: Will require weekend hours worked on a rotation schedule.
Once hired, employee will receive trained by the Office of Safety Occupational Health Program on Biosafety Level 2.

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website .

Required Education and Experience:

High School diploma or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two years in building, machinery, and/or equipment maintenance, installation and repair work; materials handling, warehouse operation or landscape irrigation systems.
Tractor/mower operating experience.

Required Licenses and Certifications:

Valid driver license or the ability to obtain State of Texas class “C” vehicle driver license within 30 days of employment and good driving record.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Must be capable of making measurements and working with accurate dimensions and possess considerable knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Ability to comprehend instructions.
Knowledge of livestock.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of experience with tractor/mowers
TAMU Respirator Fit-Test Certification

Responsibilities:

FIELD WORK: Mow pastures, and edges and trims around property. Operates and maintains mechanical equipment.

MAINTENANCE WORK: Performs trade work at the semi-skilled level for maintenance and repair or new construction to Veterinary facilities. Operates motor vehicles in the performance of duties and in transit to work locations.

WELDING: Performs welding in heating, cutting and brazing of ferrous and non-ferrous metals with acetylene electrical equipment.

ANIMAL CARE: Feeds and waters research animals, cleans and disinfects animal housing facilities, disposes of animal and carcasses in prescribed manner. Assists in coordinating and assigning daily work schedules for employees. Assists in purchasing supplies and equipment.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.