Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50705 (RE-OPENED)
Classification Title Livestock Technician II
Collective Bargaining Unit CSUEU/Bargaining Unit 9
College/Department Animal & Veterinary Sciences
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Probationary  
Application Materials Required University Application, Resume and Current DMV Report and valid California Commercial (Class A) required
Classification Salary Range $3,522 - $5,284
Anticipated Hiring Range $3,522 – $4,109
Recruitment Closing Date 5/12/14


The Animal and Veterinary Sciences Department is an academic unit in the College of Agriculture with responsibility to provide instruction to students majoring in Animal Sciences of Animal Health Sciences, or students who are interested in specific classes dealing with animal production and management. The livestock units (Beef, Sheep and Swine) are operated to support the teaching, research, and extension mission of the Department, College and University.


The Livestock Technician will assist faculty with instruction of classes and laboratory programs; assist with classes related to WUHS-CVM as well as assist students with project work. The incumbent will oversee and direct feeding and health care of the sheep and swine herds, monitor pasture and irrigation needs for animal use; oversee breeding, sales as needed to support instructional needs; provide assistance for faculty and student research projects. Promote the college of Agriculture through community outreach activities (Ag Field Day, Pumpkin Festival). The incumbent will maintain facility and equipment; oversee student assistants; maintain State and Foundation financial records and budgets; maintain safe working environment and safety training of students; oversee day-to-day operations of the sheep/goat/swine units; work under direction of Assist Farm Manager to complete all tasks. Due to operation of livestock trailers, the incumbents will be placed in the Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Random Drug and/or Alcohol Testing Program and will be subjected to random drug and/or alcohol testing. Employment in this position is contingent upon receiving negative drug test results prior to hire date. Finalist will be required to provide written consent to Cal Poly Pomona in order to obtain previous employer’s drug/alcohol test history.


Equivalent to 60 semester or 90 quarter units of academic work at a recognized college or university, with courses in animal husbandry, livestock management and related animal science subjects AND three years of progressively responsible experience in care, feeding and breeding of livestock Additional specialized experience which has demonstrated that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on the basis of one year of experience for each 30 semester units or 45 quarter units or accredited college work completed. Must possess a valid California Driver's License and provide a current DMV Driving Record upon submission of application and again at the time of hire. Lift heavy objects including bales of hay, bags of grain and mineral supplements, and young animals weighing between 50-125 pounds. (Note: Lifting of objects should be shared by two or more people.)

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.


Bachelors of Science degree in animal science or closely related field.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


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