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Event Monitor, Ag & Equine Facility

Event Monitor, Ag & Equine Facility

ID 
2017-2091
# of Openings 
12
Job Location 
US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 
4/26/2017

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Overview

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

This is a temporary, part time position. Mutliple openings under this listing.

 

Job Summary:

Core responsibilities of this position include:  Represent Laramie County Community College to community organizations and individuals in a professional manner.  Visually monitor facility, event participants, spectators and animals.  Communicate and enforce LCCC facility and safety rules.  Contact the appropriate level of support required for emergency situations, issues or incidents.  Report incidents or issue to Facilities & Events office.  Unlock and lock the facilities – hay room, stalls, outdoor pens, and arena and show office.

Monitor animals stalled or penned by visually checking for signs of distress and health concerns.  Respond by performing basic animal care procedure; such as taking temperature and checking eyes. Check auto watering system to ensure it is working.  Feed animals.

Perform setup and teardown of specialized event equipment; such as panels and indoor stalls.  Control specialized heating, fans, sound system and lighting.  Prepare and maintain the indoor dirt floor in the indoor and outdoor arena; operating specialized equipment – tractors with drags and water truck.  Regularly clean manure from the Arena floor, cattle runs, pens and chutes. Clean bleacher that seat up to 3000.

Work Independently. This position requires availability outside of the normal business hours, including weekends, nights and early morning.  The shifts may be longer than eight hours.

Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

 

Compensation: $10.77/hr., commensurate with experience. 

 

Screening Date: Open until filled, screening to begin immediately.

 

Start Date: As soon as practical after offer is made. Start dates may vary depending on events schedule.

 

Essential Functions

  • Represent Laramie County Community College in a professional manner. Visually monitor facility, livestock, horses, event participants and spectators.  Communicate and enforce facility use and safety rules.  Contact the appropriate level of support required for issues or incidents.  Report incidents or issue to the Ag & Equine Facility Manager and the Facilities & Events office.  Unlock and lock the facilities – hay room, stalls, outdoor pens, and arena and show office
  • Monitor livestock and horses by visually checking for signs of distress and health concerns. Respond by performing basic animal care procedure; such as taking temperature and checking eyes. Check auto watering system to ensure they are working.  Feed livestock and horses
  • Perform setup and teardown of specialized event equipment; such as panels and indoor stalls.  Control specialized heating, fans, sound system and lighting.  Prepare and maintain the indoor dirt floor in the indoor and outdoor arena by driving specialized equipment – tractors with drags and water truck.  Regularly clean manure from the Arena floor, cattle runs, pens and chutes. Clean bleacher that seat up to 3000

Nonessential Functions:  

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis:

  • Clean lobby and restrooms

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of livestock and horse health to include recognition of an animal exhibiting signs of distress or health issues
  • Knowledge of basic procedures to perform when evaluating an animal is in distress
  • Knowledge of farm and ranch equipment 
  • Ability to communication in professional manner when under pressure or in an emergency situation
  • Ability to assess emergency situation and act appropriately
  • Ability to act with authority and enforce rules with occasionally uncooperative customers with regard to inappropriate behavior, unsafe behavior or behavior that violates LCCC policy procedure rules

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Physically able to lift up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds
  • Physical ability to stand, walk and run
  • Physical ability to tolerate loud noise
  • Physically and mentally capable of working shifts longer than eight hours
  • Mental ability to function calmly and professionally in an emergency
  • Mental ability to make quick and accurate decisions
  • Mentally capable of enforcing rules in an authoritative manner with occasionally uncooperative customers

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Physically able to lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds
  • One year experience in the care of livestock and horses 
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

 

Preferred:

  • Experience operating equipment such as tractors, skid loaders, big trucks and forklifts
  • Experience operating audio system equipment
  • Experience in Ag or Equine Events

 

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