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Finishing Assistant (part time)

About this Job:

Lanehaven Farms is a progressive seed corn, commercial corn, soybean, and hog farm based in Northeast Iowa.  The farm has been early adopters of leading edge technologies that improve the efficiency, quality, and overall effectiveness of processes.  Core values characterize how the farm lives and operates business on a daily basis.  You can learn more at www.lanehaven.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Operate Finishing Unit:

  • Power wash and disinfect buildings when emptied.
  • Run feed lines and adjust feeders and waters when necessary.
  • Maintain proper pen environment.
  • Observe and treat pigs accordingly.
  • Monitor pits and run scraper weekly.
  • Dispose of dead pigs and euthanize pigs when necessary.
  • Perform maintenance on the facilities, equipment, and ventilation systems to the best of your abilities.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate inventory sheets at all sites.
  • Be responsible for maintaining a high level of biosecurity between all buildings and sites.
  • Monitor and maintain compost pile.
  • Assist in other areas as needed.
Requirement:

• Agriculture experience or previous swine experience preferred
• Attention to detail, self-motivated, organized and able to work without direct supervision
• Plans thoroughly and makes sound decisions
• Honest, trustworthy and passionate
• Effective communication skills
• Listens to others and builds relationships to foster teamwork

We offer competitive pay (based on experience and qualifications) and are located just 1.5 miles south of Hawkeye Community College.
We are looking for a person who will work part-time through the week and possibly on weekends.

Salary:
How to apply:

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