Job of the Week: Agricultural Laborer

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring a Service and Maintenance Laborer position (posting 714930) at the South Campus Animal Farms in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 

This temporary position was created to perform and assist in routine agricultural labor. This includes but is not limited to assisting the care and feeding of livestock, conducting routine maintenance of farm equipment and buildings, and loading and unloading supplies, materials, tools, and livestock. The laborer will also be tasked with assisting with skilled trades and tradesmen by working with tools and equipment across all farm units, and operating tractors and trucks. Requirements also include cleaning barns, sheds, pens, and equipment, seasonal grounds keeping, and any miscellaneous duties as assigned. The physical demands include lifting over 75 pounds and the capacity to walk fields and stand for extended periods of time. Read a full list of responsibilities here

The desired qualifications for the position include coursework in a secondary, technical, vocational, or trade school and/or college in the field of animal science. The application also desired basic plumbing, welding, and electrical skills. To apply, you must submit a resume and cover letter. The posted work hours for the position are 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a day-to-day schedule of working 10 days on, four days off. 

To learn more about the work location, visit the Cattle Teaching Resource Center Website, and to learn more about the position and apply here by July 11. Find all the latest job postings at

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