Livestock Handler ($1,500 Sign-on Bonus)

Job Locations US-WI-DeForest
Job ID
Position Type
Full Time
Reports To
Livestock Supervisor

Business Overview

ABS Global is the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproductive services, technologies and udder care products.  Marketing in more than 70 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941.  We are uniquely positioned as a global player with a dedicated research and development function and an international distribution network.  We breed and distribute the genes of the world’s best bulls, scientifically selecting livestock whose offspring is designed to increase the profitability of our customers who are some of the world’s biggest farmers and food producers.

Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.



What we can offer:

- $21/hr

- $1,500 Sign-On

- 17 Days ETO

- 9 Paid holidays

- Fulltime benefits

- 401(k) matching

Role Overview

This position will provide care and maintenance to the bull and mount population and will assist with the treatment of bulls as direct by our Veterinary staff. Additional responsibilities may include bull semen collections, bull movements, feedings, grooming and the upkeep and security of facilities and equipment. This role will aid in achieving current and forecasted production goals and will actively seek opportunities for improvement and professional development. The Livestock Handler will be expected to contribute both individually and as a team member—providing support to all team members and ensuring responsibilities are completed within production timelines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Shifts and Scheduling

While the structure of day schedules may change, currently this role must have the ability to work up to 40+ hours per week (8 hour day shifts Monday through Friday) and every 4th-5th weekend.


Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required;
  • One year of previous experience working with cattle
  • Valid Wisconsin driver’s license.

Equal Employment Opportunities

Genus is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Genus prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Genus conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


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