This key position is responsible for the daily care, health, and maintenance of all animals at the designated work site. Each Herdsperson is a vital member of a team dedicated to competitive swine production in our Sow System environment.
The ideal candidate will have a desire to work with pigs, a willingness to learn and a high level of dependability. This position offers excellent training and the opportunity for advancement for high achieving employees.
Cleaning and Organization
Supply rooms, fumigation rooms, office, break rooms, entryways, shower rooms, connecting hallways and sow washes
Grounds outside - pick up trash, check bait boxes
Feed drop tubes (breeding and gestation), hallways, isolation rooms, hot boxes, dead removal area
Repair and Maintenance
Repair feed tubes (breeding and gestation), replace and adjust feed tubes in farrowing, replace broken and missing farrowing crate dividers, painting (shower room floors, office, entry ways, exterior)
Help with weaning
Address minor repairs on bio audits
Candidate must be 16 years or older.
Experience: Previous livestock handling helpful, but not required.
Other: Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Display a high level of respect to the team members and animals. Demonstrate an impeccable reliability/dependability standard.