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JBS USA Animal Caretaker - New Location La Monte / Houstonia MO in Houstonia, Missouri

JBS Farm - Live Pork

La Monte / Houstonia Area

Help us care for our LIVE ANIMALS! Hiring and Training Begins Now! Call today for more information! (870) 584-5050

Purpose & Scope: This position is responsible for assisting the farm meet production goals while promoting safety and well-being of self and other team members. Adheres at all times to Animal Welfare and Bio-Security protocols, guidelines, and procedures at all times.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Basic sow/gilt handling: feeding/watering/moving

  • Operating machinery and equipment

  • Assisting with farrowing (birth)

  • Assist with breeding (artificial insemination)

  • Handling and using chemicals

  • Vaccinating and medicating sows and piglets

  • Cleaning, afterbirth, dead pigs, scraping

  • Ability to use computer equipment: hand held devices and electronic wands

Duties but not limit to:

  • Work with Data Tech on getting info to them, Daily info, Corrections

  • Treatment cards

  • Recording on information on cards

  • Ear tagging

  • Safety meetings

  • Animal welfare adherence

  • Power washing

  • Scraping feeders

  • Check feed system and fill lines

  • Maintenance reported to management

  • Stun gun use and maintenance

  • Housekeeping duties

  • Any other tasks asked by Assistant or Manager

Travel: Occasionally, within a 30-mile radius

Required Qualifications:

• Be a team oriented, self-motivated and positive individual with strong work ethic

  • Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to learn or already have technology knowledge: hand held devices/wand sows, and other equipment as necessary

  • Able to work every other weekend

  • Able to bend, push, grasp, and pull up to 60 lbs.

  • Constant walking – 95% of day

  • Reliable method of transportation required

  • Able to work early 1 st shift hours,

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Bio-Security and swine production